The first year courses were given mostly by invited researchers of renown from Europe and beyond.

Instructors

2007

Albert Goldbeter
Unité de Chronobiologie Theorique, ULB, Belgium

Albert Sorribas

Alessandro Vespignani
Indiana University School of Informatics

Alvaro Tavares
IGC and IST/UTL, Portugal

Ana Costa-Pereira
Imperial College London, UK

Ana Paula Godinho
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia

Andreas Bohn
ITQB, Portugal

Andreas Deutch
ZIH, Technical University of Dresden, Germany

Andreas Spillner
University of East Anglia, School of Computing Sciences, Norwich, UK

Andrew Murray
Harvard University, USA

Andrzej Kierzek
School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey, UK

Anton Enright
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

Antonio Baptista
ITQB, Portugal

Antony Dean
Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, USA

Attila Csikasz-Nagy
Centre for Computational and Systems Biology, The Microsoft Research - University of Trento, Italy

Aurelien Naldi
Universite de Marseille, France

Benjamin Audit
Chromatin & Genome Group, Ecole Normale Sup�©rieure de Lyon

Bonnie Bassler
Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, USA

Brian Charlesworth
School of Biological Sciences, University of Edimburgh, UK

Burkhard Morgenstern
Institut for Mikrobiologie und genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany

Christian Machens
Group for Neurol Theory, Ecole normale Superieure, Paris, France

Claude Desplan
Department of Biology, New York University, USA

Claudine Chaouiya
Universite de Marseille, France

Claudio M Soares
ITQB, Portugal

Colin Dewey
Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Genome Center of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Dave Jensen
CareerTrax Inc.

David Baker
Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Delphine Ropers
INRIA, Rh�´ne-Alpes

Denis Noble
University of Oxford, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Denis Thieffry
Universite de Marseille, France

Dinis Pestana
Dept. Estatistica e Investigacao Operacional, FCUL, Universidade de Lisboa

Eduardo Rocha
Universit�© Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6 and Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Elio Sucena
IGG, Portugal

Elly Tanaka
MPI-Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany

Emmanuel Levy
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Eric Van Nimwegen
Biozentrum der Universitat Basel, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Basel, Switzerland

Eric Westhof
IBMC/CNRS, Strasbourg, France

Ernest Fraenkel
MIT, USA

Eugene Koonin
National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, USA

Filipa Alves
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal

Florence Janody
IGC, Portugal

Francois Nedelec
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Frank Hilker
Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Alberta, Canada

Gabriel Valiente
Technical University of Catalonia, Dpt. Software

Gerton Lunter
MRC Functional Genetics Unit, University of Oxford, UK

Gines Morata
Centro de Biolog?�¬?a Molecular del CSIC-UAM

Hans Meinhardt
MPI Entwicklungsbiologie, Tubingen, Germany

Henrique Teotonio
IGC, Portugal

Hidde de Jong
INRIA, Rh�´ne-Alpes

Howard Salis
University California San Francisco, USA

Hugues Bersini
IRIDIA, ULB, Be

Ina Koch
Technical University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany

Isabel Bento
ITQB, Portugal

Isabel Gordo
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal

Joao Damas
ITQB, Portugal

Joao Sousa
IGC, Portugal

Joel Dacks
Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK

John Reinitz
Stony Brook University, NY, USA

Jonathan Ward
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Jorg Becker
IGC, Portugal

Jorge Cadima
ISA, UTL, Lisboa

Jorge Carneiro
IGC, Portugal

Jose Feijo
IGC and FCUL, Portugal

Jose Lourenco
IGC, Portugal

Jose M Bernardo
Departamento de Estatistica e I.O, Facultad de Matematicas, Valencia, Spain

Jose Pereira-Leal
IGC, Portugal

Jotun Hein
Departments of Statistics, University of Oxford, UK

Juliette Azimzadeh
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco, USA

L Aravind
NCBI, Bethesda, USA

Lars Juhl Jensen
EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Leonor Saude
IGC, Portugal

Lounes Chikhi
IGC, Portugal

Malcolm Love
Freelance broadcaster and media trainer

Manfred Kerber
University of Birmingham, UK

Manuel Eduardo Correia
DCC, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Marc Sturm
Wilhelm Schickard Institute for Computer Science. University of Tuebingen, Germany

Mark Field
Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK

Marta Cascante
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Martijn Huynen
Comparative Genomics, Center for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics, Nimwegen, Netherlands

Miguel Machuqueiro
ITQB, Portugal

Miguel Seabra
Imperial College London, UK

Miguel Soares
IGC, Portugal

Moises Mallo
IGC, Portugal

Monica Dias
IGC, Portugal

Nuno Bandeira
UC San Diego, USA

Nuno Crato
ISEG, Portugal

Nuno Palma
Bial, Portugal

Nuno Sepulveda
IGC, Portugal

Pascale Romby
IBMC/CNRS, Strasbourg, France

Patricia Beldade
Evolutionary Biology Group, Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Netherlands

Pedro Lamosa
ITQB, Portugal

Pedro Lima
ISR,UTL, Lisboa

Pedro Mendes
Computational Systems Biology, University of Manchester, UK

Pedro Monteiro
INRIA, Rh�´ne-Alpes and PBDC2005

Phong Tran
Penn Medicine, Universtity of Pennsylvania, USA

Rene Thomas
Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Richard Borowsky
Department of Biology, New York University, USA

Rui Alves
Molecular Systems Biology, University of Lleida, Spain

Rui Martinho
IGC, Portugal

Ruy Ribeiro
LANL, New Mexico, USA

Santiago Schnell
Indiana University School of Informatics, USA

Simon Tavare
Computational Biology Group, University of Cambridge, UK

Solveig Thorsteindottir
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Stan Maree
Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Utrecht, Netherlands

Tecumseh Fitch
University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK

Thomas Lenormand
Ecologie et genetique evolutive, CEFE, Montpellier, France

Thomas Stibor
Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany

Tiago Paixao
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, USA

Veronica Grieneisen
Bioinformatics group, Utrecht University, NL

Zach Meinen
Could Spring Harbour Laboratory, USA and IGC, Portugal

2008

Adriano Henriques
ITQB, Portugal

Alan Stocker
Center for Neural Science, New York University

Ana Paula Godinho
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia

Andreas Bohn
ITQB, Portugal

Andrzej Kierzek
School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey, UK

Anna Tramontano
Biocomputing. Dept Biochemical Sciences. University La Sapienza Roma. Italy

Anton Enright
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

Antonio Baptista
ITQB, Portugal

Antony Dean
Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, USA

Armindo Salvador
Molecular Systems Biology Group, Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University Coimbra

Attila Csikasz-Nagy
Centre for Computational and Systems Biology, The Microsoft Research - University of Trento, Italy

Aurelien Naldi
Universite de Marseille, France

Benjamin Audit
Chromatin & Genome Group, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Brian Charlesworth
School of Biological Sciences, University of Edimburgh, UK

Bruno Victor
ITQB, Portugal

Burkhard Morgenstern
Institut for Mikrobiologie und genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany

Claudine Chaouiya
Universite de Marseille, France

Claudio M Soares
ITQB, Portugal

Daniel Goldreich
PNB, McMaster University, ON, CA

Dave Jensen
CareerTrax Inc.

Delphine Ropers
INRIA, RhĂ´ne-Alpes

Denis Thieffry
Universite de Marseille, France

Diana Lousa
ITQB, Portugal

Dinis Pestana
Dept. Estatistica e Investigacao Operacional, FCUL, Universidade de Lisboa

Eduardo Rocha
Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6 and Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Elio Sucena
IGG, Portugal

Eric Westhof
IBMC/CNRS, Strasbourg, France

Filipa Alves
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal

Florence Janody
IGC, Portugal

Francisco Dionisio

Frank Hilker
Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Alberta, Canada

Gabriel Valiente
Technical University of Catalonia, Dpt. Software

Gabriela Gomes
IGC, Portugal

Grant Lythe
Department of Applied Maths, University of Leeds, UK

Hans Meinhardt
MPI Entwicklungsbiologie, Tubingen, Germany

Henrique Teotonio
IGC, Portugal

Hidde de Jong
INRIA, RhĂ´ne-Alpes

Hugues Bersini
IRIDIA, ULB, Be

Ina Koch
Technical University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany

Isabel Bento
ITQB, Portugal

Isabel Gordo
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal

Isabel Palmeirim
Escola de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Joao Damas
ITQB, Portugal

Joao Sousa
IGC, Portugal

Jonas S Almeida
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA

Jonathan Pillow
Dept. Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Jorg Becker
IGC, Portugal

Jorge Cadima
ISA, UTL, Lisboa

Jorge Carneiro
IGC, Portugal

Jose Cruz
IBMC/CNRS, Strasbourg, France & PDBC, IGC

Jose Feijo
IGC and FCUL, Portugal

Jose M Bernardo
Departamento de Estatistica e I.O, Facultad de Matematicas, Valencia, Spain

Jose Pereira-Leal
IGC, Portugal

Jotun Hein
Departments of Statistics, University of Oxford, UK

Julio Saez-Rodriguez
Systems Biology Group. Massachssets Institute of Technology, Boston, US

Katharina Huber
University of East Anglia, UK

Konrad Koerding
Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Leonor Saude
IGC, Portugal

Lev Osherovich
SciBX

Lounes Chikhi
IGC, Portugal

Lucas Sánchez
Dpto. BiologĂ­a Celular y del Desarrollo - Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas (CSIC)

Luis Rocha
University of Indiana, USA

Manfred Kerber
University of Birmingham, UK

Marcelline Kaufman
Unit of Theoretical and Computational Biology, ULB, BE

Martin Raditsch
EMBL-EM

Miguel Godinho Ferreira
IGC, Portugal

Miguel Machuqueiro
ITQB, Portugal

Miguel Seabra
Imperial College London, UK

Miguel Soares
IGC, Portugal

Moises Mallo
IGC, Portugal

Monica Dias
IGC, Portugal

Nuno Bandeira
UC San Diego, USA

Nuno Barbosa Morais
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, UK

Nuno Crato
ISEG, Portugal

Nuno Sepulveda
IGC, Portugal

Nuria Domedel
Systems Biology Group. UniversityPolitechnic of Barcelona, Terrsasa, Spain

Nuria Lopez-Bigas
Biomedical Genomics Group. Barcelona Biomedical Research Park. Spain

Pablo Villoslada

Patricia Beldade
Evolutionary Biology Group, Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Netherlands

Pedro Lamosa
ITQB, Portugal

Pedro Monteiro
INRIA, RhĂ´ne-Alpes and PBDC2005

Reinhard Laubenbacher
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute

Rene Thomas
Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Rita Venturini
School for Participatory Arts and Somatic Research

Rui Alves
Molecular Systems Biology, University of Lleida, Spain

Rui Martinho
IGC, Portugal

Rune Lyngsø
Departments of Statistics, University of Oxford, UK

Ruy Ribeiro
LANL, New Mexico, USA

Sara Silva
Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6, Paris, France & PDBC, IGC

Sarah Teichmann
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Sarath Chandra Janga

Solveig Thorsteindottir
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Stan Maree
Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Utrecht, Netherlands

Teresa Sommerfeld
European Patent Office

Tiago Paixao
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, USA

Veronica Grieneisen
Bioinformatics group, Utrecht University, NL

Vincent Moulton
University of East Anglia, UK

Wei Ji Ma
Dept Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Hosuton, TX, USA

Zach Meinen
Could Spring Harbour Laboratory, USA and IGC, Portugal