[Bionews] International Conference - Genome Biology and Bioinformatics

Megan McDevitt via bionews%40net.bio.net (by mcdevitt from ibb.gatech.edu)
Wed Nov 4 16:21:19 EST 2009

The program of the conference features talks of many leading
experts in the field  Visit the speakers page of the website

Thanks to financial support from a larger group of sponsors we
are happy to announce

that the registration fee is reduced to

$20 student/postdoc; $50 - academic; $100 - industry;

We hope to see you soon in the Georgia Tech Ferst Center for the
Arts .  Visit the website.

November 12 (starting at 5pm)   Dr. Jeffrey Bennetzen, Member of
National Academy of Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA,

The Hyperevolution of Artifacts and Realities in the Structure
and Function of Higher Plant Genomes   Dr. Jian Ma, University
of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Unraveling the Ancestral Mammalian Genome Yields Insights into
the Human Genome   Dr. Igor Jouline (Zhulin), University of
Tennessee - Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

Molecular Evolution of a Complex Signal Transduction System in
Prokaryotes   Dr. Curtis Huttenhower, Harvard University, Boston

Large Scale Genomic Data Mining   Dr. Boris Lenhard, University
of Bergen, Norway

Long-, Short- and Mid-Range Gene Regulation: Lessons from Genome
-Wide Patterns of Sequence Conservation and Transcription Factor
Binding   Inaugural Margaret O. Dayhoff lecture

Dr. David Lipman, Member of the National Academy of Sciences,
NCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA

Margaret Dayhoff and Molecular Evolution in the 21st Century

Dr. Joanna Masel, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

The Origin of New Coding Sequences   Dr. Nick Grishin, Howard
Hughes Medical Institute, University of Texas, Dallas, TX, USA

Evolutionary Classification of Protein Structures   Dr. Eugene
Koonin, NCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA

Systems Biology and the Prospects of a Post-Modern Evolutionary
Synthesis   Dr. Nikos Kyrpides, DOE Joint Genome Institute,
Walnut Creek, CA, USA

The Future of Microbial Genomics   Dr. Andrei Osterman, Burnham
Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla, CA

USA Integrated Genomic Reconstruction of Metabolic and Regulatory
Networks in Bacteria   November 14   Dr. Pierre Rouze, Gent
University, Gent, Belgium

>From Protists to Plants, Fungi and Animals: Eukaryote Genomes Are
Not Born Equal    Dr. Jason Miller, J. Craig Venter Institute,
Rockville, MD, USA

Studies of the Human Microbiome  Dr. Mark Borodovsky, Georgia
Tech and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Gene Finding in the Era of Next Generation Sequencing   Dr. John
Reinitz, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY, USA

When Two Plus Two Doesn't Equal Four: Modeling Non-Modular
Enhancer Behavior in the Eve Promoter   Dr. Yael Mandel
-Gutfreund, Technion, Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Deciphering the Role of Alternative Splicing in Modulating the
Human Gene Regulatory Network   Dr. Andrey Mironov, Moscow State
University, Russia

Conserved Intronic RNA Secondary Structures   Dr. Gill Bejerano,
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Genomics and the Evolution of Human-Specific Traits  Dr. King
Jordan, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA

MIR Elements Provide Chromatin Boundaries to the Human Genome
Dr. Vineet Bafna, University of California at San Diego, USA

Proteogenomics   Conference ends at 9pm, November 14  Visit the
Website [http://www2.isye.gatech.edu/binf2009]   Questions?
Contact Megan McDevitt, Event Manager

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