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2015 MSM Consortium Meeting, The Interagency Modeling and Analysis Group

Lister Hill Center, National Institutes of Health Main Campus, September 8-9, 2015

Satellite Meeting September 10, 2015


Day 1: Tuesday September 8th


8:00 – 8:30am: Check-In, Set up Posters

8:30 – 8:50am: Welcome

2015 MSM Co-chairs - David Eckmann and Marc Garbey

IMAG - Grace Peng

NIBIB - William Heetderks

8:50 –10:20am: THEME 1, Part A - Bio-medical Multiscale Modeling Success Stories and Lessons Learned (Moderator: Mark Alber)

       Theme 1 Goal and Charge to Speakers

10:30 – 10:50am: Refreshments* and Poster Viewing

10:50 – 12:20pm: THEME 1, Part B - Bio-medical Multiscale Modeling Success Stories and Lessons Learned (Moderator: Lealem Mulugeta)

       Theme 1 Goal and Charge to Speakers

12:20 – 1:20pm: Lunch on your own (Lister Hill or Natcher, Bldg. 45)

1:20 – 2:10pm: Working Group Breakout Session A

Working Group (WG)Meeting LocationWG Lead
BiomechanicsAuditorium Area 1Beth Winkelstein
Multiscale Systems BiologyAuditorium Area 2Ronan Fleming, Mark Alber, Feilim Mac Gabhann
Computational NeuroscienceLobby Area 1

Ted Berger, Bill Lytton, Raj Vadigepalli

Theoretical and Computational MethodsLobby Area 2George Karniadakis
Model and Data SharingAlcove Area 1

Herbert Sauro, Jim Bassingthwaighte 

Committee on Credible Practice of Modeling & Simulation in Healthcare

Alcove Area 2

Summary Presentation

Lealem Mulugeta and Ahmet Erdemir


2:10 – 3:00pm: Working Group Breakout Session B

Working Group (WG)Meeting LocationWG Lead
BiomechanicsAuditorium Area 1Muhammad Zaman
Cell-to-MacroscaleAuditorium Area 2Ed Sander, Ching-Long Lin
Population ModelingLobby Area 1Madhav Marathe and Paul Marjoram
Integrated Multiscale Biomaterials Experiment and Modeling Group (ImuBEAM)Lobby Area 2Brian Carlson
Clinical and Translational IssuesAlcove Area 1Marc Garbey and David Eckmann
High Performance ComputingAlcove Area 2Ravi Radhakrishnan

3:00 – 4:30pm: Refreshments* and Poster Viewing (Return to Lister Hill Auditorium)

         3:00 – 3:45pm – Poster Presenters in Group 1 stand by their posters

         3:45 – 4:30pm – Poster Presenters in Group 2 stand by their posters

4:30 –5:30pm: New U01 Awardee Presentations (10 minutes each)

6:30pm: Group Dinner: Shangri-La Nepalese & Indian Cusine, 7345 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814



Day 2: Wednesday, September 9th


8:00 – 8:20am: Check-In

8:20 – 8:30am: Welcome Back!

8:30 – 9:00am: IMAG Initiative Updates

  • IMAG MSM U01 (PAR-15-085) —Grace Peng, Manana Sukhareva
  • NCI Cancer Systems Biology Consortium Initiative - Dan Gallahan and Shannon Hughes
  • BRAIN Theories R01 (RFA-EB-15-006) - Grace Peng
  • DoD Medical Simulation and Training initiatives - Kevin Kunkler

9:00 – 10:30am: THEME 2 - Multiscale Modeling Implementation into Medical Simulators/Trainers (Moderator: Marc Garbey)

Theme 2 Goal and Charge to Speakers

10:30 – 11:00am: Refreshments* and Poster Viewing

11:00 – 12:30am: THEME 3 - Multiscale Modeling for Optimal Disease Diagnosis/Treatment Applications (Moderator: David Eckmann)

Theme 3 Goal and Charge to Speakers

  • 11:00-11:10am Maciej Swat - Virtual-tissue computer simulations
  • 11:10-11:20am Scott L. Diamond - Coarse graining data-driven cellular models in multiscale simulations
  • 11:20-11:30am Gary An - The meaning of parameter space in the context of clinical populations: lessons from the simulation of 80 million sepsis patients
  • 11:30-11:40am Feilim Mac Gabhann - From proteins, viruses and cells to patient populations: simulations of potential HIV cures
  • 11:40-11:50am Jean-Marie C Bouteiller - From biomolecular events to neuronal network dynamics: Efficient scale-linking enables higher levels of integration
  • 11:50-12:00pm Don Bolser - Value of computational modeling in understanding human pulmonary defensive reflexes
  • 12:00-12:30pm Theme 3 Panel Discussion

12:30 – 1:30pm: Lunch on your own (Lister Hill or Natcher, Bldg. 45)

1:30 – 2:00pm: IMAG Representatives Grant Process Overview / Lightning Presentations

  • NSF - Sridhar Raghavachari
  • NIH - Susan Volman
  • NHLBI - Albert Lee and Pankaj Qasba
  • NCCIH - Wen Chen
  • DoD - Kevin Kunkler

2:05 – 3:10pm: Refreshments* and Table Chats with IMAG Representatives

3:10 – 3:30pm: Annals of BMES Special Issue on MSM Tom Yankeelov

3:30 – 3:45pm: IEEE EMBS TBME Special Issue on Model Reproducibility – Ahmet Erdemir & Herbert Sauro

3:45 – 5:00pm: MSM Consortium Discussion

MSM Consortium Goals and Structure—IMAG

Plans for 2016 Consortium meeting—All

Highlights from Working Group breakouts—2015 WG leads o Accomplishments from 2015

Multiscale Systems Biology - Ronan Fleming, Mark Alber, Feilim Mac Gabhann

Cell-to-Macroscale Working Group - Ching-Long Lin and Ed Sander

Clinical and Translational Issues Working Group - Marc Garbey and David Eckmann

Computational Neuroscience Working Group - Ted Berger, Bill Lytton, Raj Vadigepalli

Population Modeling Working Group - Madhav Marathe and Paul Marjoram

Transitioning WGs and WG co-leads, Proposals for New WGs

5:00pm: Meeting Adjourn


*Refreshments courtesy of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society – Thank You!


Day 3: Thursday September 10, 2015


Satellite Meeting

        Overview and Use of Standards and Formats Relevant to MSM - Mike Hucka, Jim Sluka, Herbert Sauro

Concurrent Meeting

        NHLBI Systems Biology Meeting (for NHLBI awardees) - Pankaj Qasba

PDF iconNHLBI Systems Biology Grantee Meeting Agenda 2015.pdf