Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


6th IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering

9th – 12th October 2016
Magdeburg, Germany


Computational and engineering methods are at the core of systems biology, synthetic biology and systems medicine. The integration of quantitative data from a variety of sources together with model inference and analysis techniques as well as control theory have proven valuable to decipher biological systems ranging from intracellular mechanisms to human disease. 

FOSBE aims at stimulating discussion and fostering collaborations among scientists, from method to theory oriented engineers to experimental and theoretical biologists, interested or working onworking on systems theory applied to life sciences. Major conference topics are:


The conference Foundations of Systems Biology and Engineering (FOSBE) is jointly organized by the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) and the CACHE Corporation on a rotating basis. In 2016, the 6th FOSBE will be organized by IFAC, sponsored by the Technical Committee on Biosystems and Bioprocesses (8.4). It will be held at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany, on 9 – 12 October 2016.

History of FOSBE

2005 – Santa Barbara, USA
2007 – Stuttgart, Germany
2009 – Denver, USA
2012 – Tsuruoka, Japan
2015 – Boston, USA


Last Modification: 08.07.2016 - Contact Person: Webmaster
Decisions of acceptance

Decisions of acceptance will be sent out by 20th July 2016. The final submission and early registration deadline are postponed to 15th August.

Plenary speakers
FOSBE 2016 Secretariat

Laboratory for Systems Theory and Automatic Control
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
Universitätsplatz 2
39106 Magdeburg, Germany

Phone: +49 391 67 58577