UPDATE_Bioinformatics_Conference_in_Atlanta

John D. Besemer john at genemark.biology.gatech.edu
Tue Sep 28 20:34:00 EST 1999


Early registration is now in progress for the Second International
Georgia Tech Conference on Bioinformatics.

The organizers would like to inform you that the following deadlines
are approaching:
	* September 10 - Deadline for poster abstract submission
	* October 1    - Deadline for early registration

We encourage you to register as soon as possible, as participation will 
be limited to about 250 people.

For more information, please see the conference website at:
http://exon.biology.gatech.edu/conference

We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta,
The Conference Organizers

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 	SECOND GEORGIA TECH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOINFORMATICS

             In silico BIOLOGY: SEQUENCE & STRUCTURE & FUNCION

                                 ATLANTA
 			  NOVEMBER 11 - 14, 1999


 SPONSORS:

  	National Institutes of Health
  	US Department of Energy
  	Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
 	Georgia Tech College of Science
  	Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience
  	SouthEastern Center for Applied Analysis
  	SmithKline Beecham


 AGENDA:

 The conference agenda includes keynote lectures, plenary lectures,
 as well as poster sessions.

 The list of confirmed speakers is as follows:


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Russell Doolittle   	University of California, San Diego, CA
Walter Fitch		University of California, Irvine,  CA	

PLENARY SPEAKERS: 

David Baker             University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Pierre Baldi		University of California, Irvine,  CA
Steven Brenner		Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Chris Burge		MIT, Cambridge, MA
Antoine Danchin		Institute Pasteur, Paris, France
Sean Eddy		Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Patrick Forterre        University Paris-Sud, Paris, France
David Haussler		University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Samuel Karlin		Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Jeffrey Lawrence	University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Steven Henikoff		Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Christine Orengo	University College, London, UK
Burkhard Rost		Columbia University, New York, NY
Andrej Sali		Rockefeller University, New-York, NY 
William Taylor		National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK


STEERING/PROGRAM COMMITTEE:

Pierre Baldi			Net-ID
Mark Borodovsky, Co-chair       Georgia Tech
Soren Brunak			Technical University of Denmark 
Chris Burge			MIT
Jim Fickett			SmithKline Beecham 
Steven Henikoff			Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 
Eugene Koonin, Co-chair         NCBI/NIH
Andrej Sali			Rockefeller University 
Chris Sander			Millennium Pharmaceuticals
Gary Stormo	      		University of Colorado


DEADLINES:

 POSTER SUBMISSION:
      	Deadline for poster abstract submission:
           	September 10, 1999

 REGISTRATION:
      	Early registration ends:
           	October 1, 1999

 
 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:
      	Registration opens at 6:00pm on Thursday, November 11
       	The program starts 8:00am Friday, November 12
        and ends at noon Sunday, November 14.

 LOCATION:
      	The conference will be held at the
      	Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
      	located near the center of 1996 Olympic development,
      	close to the Fox Theatre & Georgia Tech.

 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

General co-ordination 
	Mark Borodovsky,  	        Georgia Tech
	mark at amber.gatech.edu
"Bioinformatics" magazine publication
	Chris Burge			MIT
	cburge at mit.edu
Poster sessions
	Scott Sammons			Emory University
	sammons at bimcore.emory.edu
Administrative & Public Relations Assistant
        Amanda Besemer                  Emory University
        Amanda_Besemer at bus.emory.edu
Publicity
	John Besemer			Georgia Tech
	john at amber.gatech.edu
Registration and general events
	Michael Moryc			Georgia Tech
	michael.moryc at conted.gatech.edu


 MORE INFORMATION
 
 To obtain more information on poster submission & registration 
 visit the WWW page: 		
	http://exon.biology.gatech.edu/conference

or contact us by 
   e-mail:		register at conted.swann.gatech.edu

   Phone:		(404) 894-2400 

   Fax:			(404) 894-8925




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