UPDATE Conf. Ann.: Gene Discovery in silico, Atlanta, Nov 6-9

William S. Hayes william at AMBER.BIOLOGY.GATECH.EDU
Mon Sep 15 16:25:56 EST 1997


			
	
	GEORGIA TECH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BIOINFORMATICS

			GENE DISCOVERY IN SILICO
                         
			  NOVEMBER 6 - 9, 1997

                                ATLANTA

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


SPONSORS: 

Georgia Tech College of Science
Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience at Georgia Tech
SmithKline Beecham
Gene Pro, Inc.
Glaxo-Wellcome
 

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 plenary talks 
     (45 minutes for each talk and discussion)
     as well as poster sessions.


PLENARY SPEAKERS:

(WWW pages now contain the titles and abstracts of the presentations)

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 Harbour 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, School of Biology & Mathematics

Advisory board
	Prof. Leonid Bunimovich, School of Mathematics
	Prof. Shamkant 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
	Bonnie Griffin, School of Mathematics
	griffin at math.gatech.edu

        We thank Dr. Sorin Istrail and Dr. Ying Xu for help 
        in compiling the e-mail distribution list. 

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 3, 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 & the registration form, visit the WWW page: 		
     http://intron.biology.gatech.edu/~william/conference.html

The titles and abstracts of the presentations are now available
     on the WWW pages.


or contact us by 

e-mail:		register at conted.swann.gatech.edu

Phone:		(404) 894-2400 

Fax:		(404) 894-8925


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Gene Discovery in silico 

Registration Form

November 7-9, 1997

This form can also be found at (with the exception of Local Rates):
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   Georgia residents only:  $245 flat

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