[Bio-software] Call for papers - 6th Georgia Tech, ORNL Conference on Bioinformatics

Georgia Tech Conference Announcement via bio-soft%40net.bio.net (by conf from opal.biology.gatech.edu)
Thu Aug 30 21:53:06 EST 2007


The 6th Georgia Tech - ORNL International Conference on Bioinformatics -

In silico Biology: Gene Discovery and Systems Genomics
Atlanta, Georgia, November 15-17, 2007

10 year anniversary of the first Georgia Tech conference in Bioinformatics
-- Gene Discovery in silico

This year, Georgia Tech continues the tradition of organizing bi-annual
International Conference on Bioinformatics, bringing together leading,
world-renowned researchers in genomics and bioinformatics to present recent
advances in the field and to discuss open problems. We hope that these popular
Georgia Tech meetings are serving well the interests of the dynamic and highly
productiive bioinformatics research community.

Important Dates
Conference dates: November 15 - 17, 2007

Deadline for abstract subsmission: September 30, 2007
Notification of acceptance of abstracts: October 7, 2007*

*All selected abstracts will be eligible for competing for the 2007 best poster
award. The winner(s) will be annouced at the banquet on November 17.

A limited number of travel awards will be provided to doctoral students
selected for presenting posters.
Deadline for travel award application: October 11, 2007
A travel award request should be sent to Dr. Lee: evakylee from isye.gatech.edu

Registration begins: August 20, 2007
Deadline for early registration: October 19, 2007

Conference Website
  http://www2.isye.gatech.edu/binf2007/

CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS
  Joel Bader, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
  Jean-Michel Claverie, University of Mediterranee, Marseille, France
  James Galagan, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
  Roderic Guigo, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
  Artemis Hatzigeorgiou, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  Minoru Kanehisa, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University,
                   Kyoto, Japan
  Anders Krogh, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  Hanna Margalit, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  Andrei Mironov, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
  Steven Salzberg, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
  Alexander Souvorov, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH,
                      Bethesda, MD, USA
  Mario Stanke, University of Gettingen, Gettingen, Germany
  Shamil Sunyaev, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
  Martin Tompa, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
  Olga Troyanskaya, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
  Martin Vingron, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin,
                  Germany
  Zhiping Weng, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
  Soojin Yi, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

PROGRAM CHAIRS
  Mark Borodovsky, Georgia Tech and Emory University
  Eva K. Lee, Georgia Tech and Emory University

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
  Pierre Baldi, University of California in Irvine
  David Bader, Georgia Tech
  Andrey Gorin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  King Jordan, Georgia Tech
  Michael Krauthammer, Yale University
  Eberhard Voit, Georgia Tech and Emory University
  Igor Zhulin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee

ADMINISTRATION
  Harry Sharp, Georgia Tech

CONFERENCE LOCATION
The conference will be held at the Georgia Tech Global Learning & Conference
Center, located in Midtown Atlanta near the center of the 1996 Olympic
development, close to the Fox Theatre and Margaret Mitchell house.








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