[Bionews] SMBE 2006 Conference (May 24 - May 28, 2006): Genomes, Evolution & Bioinformatics

Michael S. Rosenberg msr at asu.edu
Fri Feb 3 12:08:59 EST 2006


SMBE 2006 Conference (May 24 - May 28, 2006)
Genomes, Evolution & Bioinformatics
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA

The conference will open on the evening of Wednesday, May 24
with a Welcome Social and Registration from 7:00 p.m. - 
11:00 p.m.  The opening symposia and contributed sessions 
will begin at 8:00 a.m. on May 25.  The closing symposia 
and contributed sessions will take place from 8:00 a.m.- 
12:00 noon on Sunday, May 28.  

A schedule of events at http://www.smbe.org/geb/events.htm

To register visit http://www.smbe.org/geb/registration.php
(Early registration from Feb 1 -  April 1, 2006).

Abstracts submission: http://www.smbe.org/geb/abstracts.php

For poster presentations and invited talks, we only require 
you to provide a title and authors.  For contributed talks 
and for consideration for travel awards, you need to submit
a short abstract as well. 
(Submissions accepted from Febuary 1 - March 15, 2006). 

Over 50 leading experts in Genomics, Evolutionary Biology,
and Bioinformatics have been invited and confirmed (see a 
list at http://www.smbe.org/geb/speakers).

Highlights of the scientific program at GEB2006 include:
(1) A Keynote Address every morning and over 20 invited symposia
(2) "Fitch Legacy" and "Nei Legacy" symposia celebrating
the achievements of world-renowned students and academic 
associates of Walter M. Fitch and Masatoshi Nei, 
co-founders of the journal MBE.
(3) SMBE Awards Banquet for Council Awards for 
"Life time achievement" (Dr. Tomoko Ohta) and 
"Service to Evolutionary Biology Community" (Dr. Brian Golding)
(4) A NASA Astrobiology Institute symposium on 
"Discovering the Timetree of Life"
(5) Many Graduate and Undergraduate Student Travel awards
sponsored by SMBE (http://www.smbe.org/geb/awards.htm).

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Michael S. Rosenberg, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
School of Life Sciences / Arizona State University 
msr at asu.edu        
http://www.public.asu.edu/~mrosenb/Lab



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