About us

TaoSciences Institute is an innovative venue for Data Sciences. World-class scientists, promising young researchers, industrial personnel and practitioners come together to exchange their ideas and knowledge and to discuss their research findings.

The Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre that promotes fundamental and applied research in Data Sciences.

The crucial instruments for promoting research are the Summer Schools and the interdisciplinary Workshops and Congresses, which bring together internationally renowned leading scientists for the purpose of exploring cutting-edge Data Sciences topics. The friendly and open climate at the workshop venue promotes a culture of communication and exchange among the attendants.

From the start in 2011 until 2015, nearly 1,500 national and international researchers met in TaoSciences Congresses, Workshops and Summer Schools, including Turing Award winners, European Academy of Sciences members.

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Upcoming events

  • Jul 17-21, 2017SSBSS 2017

    4th International Synthetic & Systems Biology Summer School
    Robinson College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Sept 14-17, 2017MOD 2017

    3rd International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization and Big Data
    Volterra, Tuscany, Italy


Giuseppe Nicosia
University of Catania, Italy

Advisory Committee

Forbes C. Dewey, Jr., MIT, USA
Giuseppe Narzisi, New York Genome Center, USA
Wieslaw Nowak, Nicholas Copernicus University, Poland
Panos Pardalos, University of Florida, USA
Vittorio Romano, University of Catania, Italy
Renato Umeton, MIT, USA
Luca Zammataro, Yale University, USA

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