Second Annual Meeting on DNA BASED COMPUTERS

Princeton University


June 10 - 12, 1996

Program Committee
Eric Baum
Dan Boneh
Peter Kaplan
Richard Lipton
John Reif
Nadrian Seeman

Monday, June 10, 1996

8:00 - 9:00    Registration

9:00           Introduction

9:30 - 10:30   Session 1: Implementation techniques I

9:30           Sam Roweis, Erik Winfree, Richard Burgoyne, 
	       Nickolas Chelyapov, Myron Goodman, Paul Rothemund, 
	       Leonard Adleman
	       "A Sticker Based Architecture for DNA Computation"

10:00          Leonard M. Adleman, Paul W.K. Rothemund, 
	       Sam Roweis, Erik Winfree
	       "On Applying Molecular Computation To The Data 
	       Encryption Standard"

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00  Session 2: Algorithms I

11:00          Thomas H. Leete, Matthew D. Schwartz, 
	       Robert M. Williams, David H. Wood, Jerome S. 
	       Salem, and Harvey Rubin
	       "Massively Parallel DNA Computation: Expansion 
	       of Symbolic Determinants"

11:30 	       Gheorghe Paun
	       "Five Universal DNA Computing Models Based on 
	       the Splicing Operation"

12:00 - 2:00   Lunch

2:00 - 3:30    Session 3: Errors
2:00	       Martyn Amos, Alan Gibbons, and David Hodgson
	       "Error-resistant Implementation of DNA Computations"

2:30	       Dan Boneh and Richard J. Lipton
	       "Making DNA Computers Error Resistant"

3:00 	       Stuart A. Kurtz, Stephen R. Mahaney, James S. 
	       Royer, Janos Simon
	       "Active Transport in Biological Computing"

3:30 - 4:00    Tea Break

4:00 - 5:00    Discussion & Impromptu talks

6:00 - 8:00    Reception

Tuesday, June 11, 1996

9:00 - 10:30   Session 4: Encoding information using DNA
9:00 	       Eric B. Baum
	       "DNA Sequences Useful for Computation"

9:30 	       Kalim U. Mir
	       "A Restricted Genetic Alphabet for DNA Computing

10:00	       R. Deaton, R. C. Murphy, M. Garzon, 
	       D. R. Franceschetti, and S. E. Stevens, Jr.
	       "Good Encodings for DNA-based Solutions to 
	       Combinatorial Problems"

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00  Session 5: Algorithms II

11:00	        Eric B. Baum and Dan Boneh
	       "Running dynamic programming algorithms 
	       on a DNA computer"

11:30	       Natasa Jonoska and Stephen A. Karl
	       "A Molecular Computation of the Road Coloring Problem"

12:00 - 1:30   Lunch

1:30 - 3:00    Session 6: Complex structure formation

1:30	       Peter D. Kaplan, G. Cecchi and A. Libchaber
	       "DNA Based molecular computation: template-template 
	       interactions in PCR"

2:00	       Erik Winfree, Xiaoping Yang, and Nadrian C. Seeman
	       "Universal Computation via Self-assembly of DNA:  
	       Some Theory and Experiments"

2:30	       Nadrian C. Seeman, Hui Wang, Bing Liu, Jing Qi, 
	       Xiaojun Li, Xiaoping Yang, Furong Liu, Weiqiong Sun, 
	       Zhiyong Shen, Ruojie Sha, Chengde Mao, Yinli Wang, 
	       Siwei Zhang, Tsu-Ju Fu, Shouming Du, John E. Mueller, 
	       Yuwen Zhang, and Junghuei Chen
	       "The Perils of Polynucleotides: The Experimental 
	       Gap Between the Design and Assembly of Unusual DNA 

3:00 - 3:30    Tea Break

3:30 - 4:30    Session 7: Implementation techniques II
3:30	       Quinghua Liu, Zhen Guo, Anne E. Condon, 
	       Robert M. Corn, Max G. Lagally, Lloyd M. Smith
	       "A Surface-Based Approach to DNA Computation"

4:00	       John-Thones Amenyo
	       "Mesoscopic Computer Engineering: Automating 
	       DNA-based Molecular Computing via Traditional 
	       Practices of Parallel Computer Architecture Design"

4:30 - 5:30    Discussion

Wednesday, June 12, 1996

9:00 - 10:30   Session 8: Algorithms III

9:00	       John S. Oliver
	       "Computation With DNA-Matrix Multiplication"

9:30	       Frank Guranieri and Carter Bancroft
	       "Use of a Horizontal Chain Reaction for 
	       DNA-based Addition"

10:00	       Robert M. Williams and David H. Wood
	       "Exascale Computer Algebra Problems 
	       Interconnect with Molecular Reactions and 
	       Complexity Theory"

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00  Discussion

12:00          Conclusion of Conference

Local Arrangements:  Ms. Sandy Barbu,

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