Gene Discovery in silico, Atlanta 1997

William S. Hayes william at AMBER.BIOLOGY.GATECH.EDU
Thu Jul 31 18:11:09 EST 1997


				
	GEORGIA TECH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BIOINFORMATICS

			GENE DISCOVERY IN SILICO
                         
			  NOVEMBER 7 - 9, 1997

                                ATLANTA

The focus of the conference is on gene identification 
and prediction of protein function using computer methods.


SPONSORS: 

Georgia Tech 
SmithKline Beecham
Gene Pro, Inc.

 
DATES:

     Deadline for poster abstracts submission:
          October 3, 1997

     Early registration ends:
          October 9, 1997 

Conference schedule:

          Registration opens at 6:00pm on Thursday, November 6,
            (with the reception at 8:00pm).
          The program starts 8:00am Friday, November 7 
          and ends at noon Sunday, November 9.


LOCATION:

     The conference will be held at
     Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown  
     located near the center of 1996 Olympic development,
     close to Fox Theatre & Georgia Tech  
      
     
AGENDA:

     The conference agenda includes 20 plenary talks 
     (45 minutes for each talk and discussion)
     as well as poster sessions.


PLENARY SPEAKERS:

Stephen Altschul      NCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD
Geoff Barton	      University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Peer Bork	      EMBL, Heidelberg & MDC, Berlin, Germany
Mark Borodovsky	      Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Soren Brunak	      Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Philipp Bucher	      ISREC, Lausanne, Switzerland
Jean-Michel Claverie  Structural & Genetic Information, CNRS, Marseille, France
Jim Fickett	      SmithKline Beecham, King of Prussia, PA
Terry Gaasterland     Argonne National Lab & University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Michael Gribskov      San Diego Supercomputer Center, San Diego, CA
Roderic Guigo	      Insitute Municipal d'Investigcio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
Steven Henikoff	      Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Sam Karlin	      Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Anthony Kerlavage     The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD
Eugene Koonin	      NCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD
Pavel Pevzner	      University of Southern California, Los-Angeles, CA
Steven Salzberg	      Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Victor Solovyev       Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA
Gary Stormo	      University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Michael Zhang	      Cold Spring Harbor Lab, Long Island, NY


STEERING & PROGRAM COMMITTEE:

Mark Borodovsky, Co-Chair, 	Georgia Tech
Soren Brunak			Technical University of Denmark 
Jim Fickett			SmithKline Beecham 
Eugene Koonin, Co-Chair, 	NCBI/NIH 
                 

GEORGIA TECH ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
 
Chair 
	Prof. Mark Borodovsky, Schools of Biology & Mathematics
Advisory board
	Prof. Leonid Bunimovich, School of Mathematics
	Prof. Shamkat Navathe, College of Computing
Poster session
	Dr. Alex Lukashin, School of Biology 
Publicity
	William Hayes, School of Biology 
	william at intron.biology.gatech.edu
Registration and general events
	Laura Olson, Department of Continuing Education 
	laura.olson at conted.gatech.edu


POSTER SUBMISSION

     To apply for participation in a poster session, 
     please send the title and one page abstract of your poster, 
     by October 3, to Dr. Alex Lukashin, 
     by e-mail: lukashin at amber.biology.gatech.edu (preferred method) 
     or by FAX: (404) 894-0519.

	You may send the abstract earlier. The acceptance of the high
     quality poster will be confirmed within five days upon submission.


REGISTRATION

     Registration Fee:

          Early (until October 9): $295, Academic/government - $245
          Late: $345, Academic/government - $295

     The registration fee includes handout materials and meals provided by
     Renaissance hotel chefs for the whole conference time. 


Hotel Reservations:

     This conference will be held at the Renaissance Atlanta Hotel
     Downtown. 

     Call Renaissance Atlanta Hotel 404-881-6000 for reservation with Georgia  
     Tech room rate of $99/night by October 9, 1997. Please mention the 
     Bioinformatics/Georgia Tech conference.

    
Travel Discounts:

     Delta Air Lines offers special fares to attendees of Georgia Tech
     programs. Certain restrictions may apply. For information and
     reservations, call 1-800-241-6760 and refer to file U0175 (for
     domestic flights only).
 
 
To obtain more information & registration form, visit the WWW page: 		
	http://intron.biology.gatech.edu/~william/conference.html

or contact us by 

e-mail:		register at conted.gatech.edu

Phone:		(404) 894-2400 

Fax:		(404) 894-8925










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