[Computational-biology] Georgia Tech-ORNL Bioinformatics Conference (extended deadline)

Georgia Tech Conference Announcement via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by conf from opal.biology.gatech.edu)
Mon Oct 1 18:42:24 EST 2007


The 6th Georgia Tech - ORNL
International Conference on Bioinformatics -

In silico Biology: Gene Discovery and Systems Genomics
Atlanta, Georgia, November 15-17, 2007

10 year anniversary of the first conference in 1997
-- Gene Discovery in silico

This year, Georgia Tech continues the tradition of organizing bi-annual
International Conference on Bioinformatics, bringing together leading
researchers in genomics and bioinformatics to present recent
advances in the field and to discuss open problems.


Important Dates
Conference: November 15 - 17, 2007

Extended deadline for abstract submission: October 12, 2007
Notification of acceptance of abstracts: October 18, 2007

*All selected abstracts will be eligible for competing for the 2007 best
poster award.
The winner(s) will be announced at the dinner banquet on November 17.

Deadline for early registration: October 19, 2007
Deadline for late registration: November 8, 2007

Conference Website
  http://www2.isye.gatech.edu/binf2007/

CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS
  Joel Bader, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
  Martha Bulyk, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital,
                Cambridge, MA, USA
  Jean-Michel Claverie, University of Mediterranee, Marseille, France
  James Galagan, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
  Roderic Guigo, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
  Artemis Hatzigeorgiou, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  Minoru Kanehisa, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University,
                   Kyoto, Japan
  Anders Krogh, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  Hanna Margalit, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  Steven Salzberg, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
  Alexander Souvorov, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH,
                      Bethesda, MD, USA
  Mario Stanke, University of Gettingen, Gettingen, Germany
  Shamil Sunyaev, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital,
               Cambridge, MA, USA
  Martin Tompa, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
  Olga Troyanskaya, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
  Martin Vingron, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin,
                  Germany
  Zhiping Weng, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
  Soojin Yi, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

PROGRAM CHAIRS
  Mark Borodovsky, Georgia Tech and Emory University
  Eva K. Lee, Georgia Tech and Emory University

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
  Alberto Apostolico Georgia Tech
  Pierre Baldi, University of California in Irvine
  David Bader, Georgia Tech
  Andrey Gorin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  King Jordan, Georgia Tech
  Michael Krauthammer, Yale University
  Eberhard Voit, Georgia Tech and Emory University
  Igor Zhulin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee

ADMINISTRATION
  Harry Sharp, Georgia Tech

CONFERENCE LOCATION
The conference will be held at the The Global Learning & Conference
Center, located in Midtown near the center of the 1996 Olympic
development, close to the Fox Theatre and Margaret Mitchell house.






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