[Computational-biology] Update -- 5th Georgia Tech - ORNL International Conference on Bioinformatics, in Silico Biology

Georgia Tech Conference Announcement conf at opal.biology.gatech.edu
Tue Oct 4 17:17:36 EST 2005


UPDATE --

Per requests, we will extend the abstract submission deadline to October 14, 2005.

- Online abstract submissions open until October 14, 2005
- NIH travel grant for PhDs and postdoctoral fellows:
    . $750 for foreign scholars
    . $500 for scholars within US and Canada.
    . Nomination due: extended to October 7, 2005.
- Early registration due October 14 2005
- Conference schedule available online
- Check hotel information on conference website

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5th Georgia Tech - ORNL International Conference on Bioinformatics, in Silico Biology

"Computational Genomics and Evolutionary Biology"
     November 17-19, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

     Home Page:
     http://opal.biology.gatech.edu/conference/

     ORGANIZED BY
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     Georgia Tech
     Oak Ridge National Lab
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Selected papers will be published in a special issue of BIOINFORMATICS journal (Oxford University Press)

IMPORTANT DATES
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           November 17-19, 2005 - Conference time
           September 30, 2005 - Poster Abstract submissions due
           October 14, 2005 - Early Registration due
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CONFIRMED INVITED SPEAKERS:
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     Naama Barkai, Weizmann Institute of Science
     Natalia Komarova, Rutgers University
     Michael Lynch, Indiana University, Bloomington
     Pierre Baldi, University of California, Irvine
     Philip Bourne, University of California, San Diego
     Volker Brendel, Iowa State University
     Julio Collado-Vides, UNAM, Cuernavaca, Mexico
     Andrew Ellington, University of Texas at Austin
     Dmitrij Frishman, University of Munich & Max-Plank, Germany
     Sorin Istrail, Brown University
     Alex Kondrashov, NCBI / NIH
     John McDonald, Georgia Tech
     Jeffrey Thorne, North Carolina State University
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STEERING/PROGRAM COMMITTEE
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     - Conference Chairs:
     Mark Borodovsky, Georgia Tech
     Eugene Koonin, NCBI / NIH

     - Program Chairs:
     Eva K. Lee, Georgia Tech and Emory University
     Andrey Gorin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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