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Registration for NVTB Schoorl meeting 2024

Annual NVTB meeting 2024 (May 7 & 8, 2024)

We are pleased to invite all of you to our annual NVTB meeting: Schoorl 2024, which will take place in person at Dopersduin (Oorsprongweg 3) in Schoorl on the 7th and 8th of May. Be sure to sign-up as soon as possible as availability is limited! Registration will close on the 12th of April. We invite everyone to submit an abstract for a presentation. We would like to especially encourage master students, PhDs and postdocs to submit such an abstract, as they are also eligible for the best presentation award (€100 prize). Please be sure to spread the word about the Schoorl 2024 meeting to any colleagues that may be interested (for example by using this poster).

. The keynote presentations will be provided by Sandra Loerakker: "Computational approaches to analyze and predict mechano-regulated cardiovascular regeneration" and Martijn Egas: "Human cooperation by reciprocity".

You can register for Schoorl 2024 using this form

The meeting will start on the 7th of May around 10:30 and will end on the 8th of May around 17:00. For prices and accomodation options see the registration form.

This year we will again award the NVTB prize for the best theoretical biology paper of the year. The award will consist of a €100 prize, accompanied by an invited talk at Schoorl. The deadline for submission is closed. Kind regards,

Kirsten ten Tusscher, Martijn de Jong & Erika Tsingos

Board of the NVTB

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NVTB Schoorl meeting 2023: A brief report

A brief report regarding the Annual NVTB Schoorl meeting 2023 (June 19 & 20, 2023)

We are pleased to have met so many of you at the NVTB meeting: Schoorl 2023 edition. All in all it was a very fun meeting with a total of 44 participants and lots of very interesting theoretical biology! As per tradition, we managed to get lost in the dunes. Many thanks to all of those who provided a talk (See programme).

Official minutes from the general assembly can be found on this link. At this general assembly, Timo van Eldijk stepped down as secretary and Magdalena Kozielska-Reid stepped down as treasurer. We would like to thank them for their efforts! Martijn de Jong has been installed as the new secretary and Erika Tsingos has been installed as the new treasurer. In addition we can already announce that the Schoorl meeting next year will take place on May 7th and 8th 2024. So you can already save the date!

Group photo
A group photo of all those in attendance.

Photo of honorary members
A particulair highlight was the induction of three honorary members. From left to right: Franjo Weissing, Hans Metz and Charlotte Hemelrijk.

Also a big thanks to Dopersduin for provding us with an excellent place to stay. We would also like to thank the NWO for providing financial support, which helped us fund this meeting.

Kind regards,

Kirsten ten Tusscher, Martijn de Jong& Erika Tsingos

Board of the NVTB

The Dutch Society for Theoretical Biology (NVTB) is a biological society focussing on theoretical, mathematical, computational, and philosophical biology. The society comprises 200 members from several universities, institutes and other organisations. The main aim of the society is to stimulate and represent theoretical biology in its broadest sense in the Netherlands.