Computational Aspects of the Human Genome Project, Israel, June 96

Naor Dalit dnaor at
Sun Apr 28 13:11:15 EST 1996

Call for Participation
            Bat Sheva de Rothschild Seminar on
        Computational Aspects of the Human Genome Project
                       Nahsholim, Israel 
                         June 2-7 1996

                       co-sponsored by
                        Compugen Ltd.
        The S. Neeman Research Institute at the Technion
        Bar-Ilan Institute for Computer Science Research
                     Tel Aviv University 

This workshop, supported by the Bat Sheva de Rothschild
Fund for the Advancement of Science in Israel, is intended
to bring together foreign and Israeli scientists and Israeli
research students who work on computational problems that 
arise in the Human Genome project.  The meeting will be held 
in the Nahsholim seaside resort. 

A partial list of the speakers at the workshop is included below.
The final program will be posted later. The scientific program will
start on Sunday June 2  at noon and end on Friday June 7 noon.
We plan to have one day-long trip and several other social
activities at locations around Nahsholim.

Advanced registration is required due to limited space at the 
facility. A nominal registration fee of 100 IS (to cover lunches
and coffee breaks) will be charged.  The registration fee is 
waived for students. 

Updated information can be found in 

The Organizing Committee 
Ron Shamir (Chair, Tel Aviv University) 
Benny Chor (The Technion)
Martin C. Golumbic (Bar-Ilan University) 
Nati Linial (Hebrew University)
Dalit Naor (Tel Aviv University) 
Micha Sharir (Tel Aviv University)
Yaacov Ziv (The Technion)

Alberto Apostolico (Padua) 
Bonnie Berger (MIT) 
Steve Bryant (NIH) 
David Cox (Stanford University) 
Amir Dembo (Technion)
Andreas Dress (Bielefeld)
Dannie Durand (DIMACS)
Miri Eizenstein (Weizmann Institute)
Aviezri Fraenkel (Weizmann Institute)
Dan Graur (Tel-Aviv University)
Dan Halperin (Tel-Aviv University)
Sam Karlin (Stanford)
Wen-Lian Hsu (Academia Sinica)
Bob Jernigan (NIH)
Doron Lancet (Weizmann Institute)
Gadi Landau (Haifa University)
Hans Lehrach (MPI Berlin) *
Michal Linial (Hebrew University)
Hanah Margalit (Hebrew University)
Richard Mott (Sanger Centre)
John Moult (Maryland) 
Gene Myers (University of Arizona) 
Ruth Nussinov (Tel-Aviv University)
Pavel Pevzner (University of Southern California)  
Matthias Rarey (S.Augustin)
R. Ravi (Carnegie Mellon University)
Alex Schaffer (NIH)  
Steve Skiena (Stony Brook)
Temple Smith (Boston University)
Joel L. Sussman (Weizmann/Brookhaven)
Naftaly Tishbi (Hebrew University)
Ed Trifonov (Weizmann Institute)
Ron Unger (Bar-Ilan)
Haim Wolfson (Tel-Aviv University)

* - unconfirmed

 About Nahsholim and Accommodation Information
Nahsholim is a seaside resort located near a Kibbutz on
the Mediterranean coast near HaBonim beach, about 60 
kilometers (35 miles) north of Tel Aviv.  It has its own 
beautiful, sandy and calm beach just 100 feet away and is 
an excellent vacation spot during the summer. June weather 
should be ideal for swimming and bathing. The accommodations are 
in units of one and two rooms.  The units are pleasant although 
quite basic (air-condition, simple showers and bathroom, small tv, 
sometimes small kitchenette).  There are  many interesting 
closeby attractions.

A block of rooms have been reserved for the workshop.
The rates, including breakfast and dinner are:
     Single occupancy - 137 IS/night 
     Double occupancy - 104 IS/night.
     Three persons/room - 96 IS/night.
     Four persons/room - 88 IS/night.
These rates, subsidized by the conference, are available for
participants only and for a limited number of rooms. Preference 
will be given to those who register early and to those who intend 
to stay for the whole (or most of tthan the above. The charge for a
child is 72IS.

Close by events
Three computer science events will be held on the following 
week in Israel, as part of the Israeli Federated Computing 
Conference (IFCC):

The Bar Ilan Computer Science Forum will take place 
on June 9th, 1996, in Bar-Ilan University.

The Fourth Israeli Symposium on Theory of Computing and Systems
(ISTCS'96) will be held on June 10-11, 1996 in Jerusalem. 

The 7th Israeli Conference on computer-based systems & software 
engineering (CBSSE) will be held June 12-13, 1996 in Herzeliya.

In addition, the International IEEE Information Theory workshop 
will be held on June 7 -12 at Dan Carmel, Haifa.
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Registration (By May 5)




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To register, please send the above information sheet along with
a check (payable to Tel-Aviv University) by May 5 1996 to:

Ms. Michal Eshkar (Bat-Sheva Seminar)
School of Mathematics
Tel-Aviv University
Tel Aviv 69978
Tel: (03) 640-8037
Fax: (03) 640-9357 (Attn. Michal Eshkar)

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