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[Drosophila] Arthropod Genomics Symposium, 6/11-14/09 in Kansas City

Doris Merrill via dros%40net.bio.net (by dmerrill from k-state.edu)
Thu Jul 17 11:18:26 EST 2008

Save the dates of June 11 to 14, 2009, and plan to attend the..




As more arthropod genomes are sequenced, we are faced with the ever-growing
need for databases and bioinformatics tools based on common platforms to
support comparative genomics. The Arthropod Genomics Consortium was formed
to address these issues. The first projects focus on databases and tools for
literature annotation. You are invited to join the fun as we share our
progress with the arthropod research community, by providing feedback on
these projects and input new possibilities. 


DATE:     June 11 to 14, 2009, in Kansas City at the Marriott Downtown

SPONSOR:  K-State Arthropod Genomics Center, Kansas State University


   Thursday evening, June 11 - Keynote presentation and welcome reception

   Friday & Saturday, June 12 and 13 - Platform and Poster sessions 

   Sunday am, June 14 - Roundtable discussion with the ArthropodBase

   Noon, Sunday, June 14 - Activities will conclude.

Speakers who are experts in arthropod genomics and bioinformatics with
applications in genomics will be announced soon!  Additional speakers will
be selected from contributed posters. 


Demonstrations: Database and bioinformatics tools developers will be
available at the meeting to provide hands-on demonstrations. 


Visit our website, www.k-state.edu/agc, for updates as details are


Share this announcement with colleagues and students! 


Add your name to the Symposium mailing list, by sending your contact
information to dmerrill from k-state.edu.



Doris Merrill, Program Coordinator

K-State Arthropod Genomics Center

Division of Biology, Kansas State University

116 Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS  66506-4901

(785) 532-3482, dmerrill from k-state.edu



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