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UPDATE - Bioinformatics Conference in Atlanta

John D. Besemer john at amber.biology.gatech.edu
Tue May 18 11:28:32 EST 1999



 	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		Net-ID, Pasadena, 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:

 FULL LENGTH MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION:
 	Special issue of "Bioinformatics" magazine will publish papers
 	submitted by the conference participants presenting either talks 
	or poster papers.
  	Deadline for manuscript submission:
   		June 18, 1999

 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:

Overall 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
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 manuscript or 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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