GEORGIA TECH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BIOINFORMATICS
GENE DISCOVERY IN SILICO
NOVEMBER 7 - 9, 1997
The focus of the conference is on gene identification
and prediction of protein function using computer methods.
Gene Pro, Inc.
Deadline for poster abstracts submission:
October 3, 1997
Early registration ends:
October 9, 1997
Registration opens at 6:00pm on Thursday, November 6,
(with the reception at 8:00pm).
The program starts 8:00am Friday, November 7
and ends at noon Sunday, November 9.
The conference will be held at
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
located near the center of 1996 Olympic development,
close to Fox Theatre & Georgia Tech
The conference agenda includes 20 plenary talks
(45 minutes for each talk and discussion)
as well as poster sessions.
Stephen Altschul NCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD
Geoff Barton University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Peer Bork EMBL, Heidelberg & MDC, Berlin, Germany
Mark Borodovsky Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Soren Brunak Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Philipp Bucher ISREC, Lausanne, Switzerland
Jean-Michel Claverie Structural & Genetic Information, CNRS, Marseille, France
Jim Fickett SmithKline Beecham, King of Prussia, PA
Terry Gaasterland Argonne National Lab & University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Michael Gribskov San Diego Supercomputer Center, San Diego, CA
Roderic Guigo Insitute Municipal d'Investigcio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
Steven Henikoff Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Sam Karlin Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Anthony Kerlavage The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD
Eugene Koonin NCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD
Pavel Pevzner University of Southern California, Los-Angeles, CA
Steven Salzberg Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Victor Solovyev Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA
Gary Stormo University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Michael Zhang Cold Spring Harbor Lab, Long Island, NY
STEERING & PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
Mark Borodovsky, Co-Chair, Georgia Tech
Soren Brunak Technical University of Denmark
Jim Fickett SmithKline Beecham
Eugene Koonin, Co-Chair, NCBI/NIH
GEORGIA TECH ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Prof. Mark Borodovsky, Schools of Biology & Mathematics
Prof. Leonid Bunimovich, School of Mathematics
Prof. Shamkat Navathe, College of Computing
Dr. Alex Lukashin, School of Biology
William Hayes, School of Biology
william at intron.biology.gatech.edu
Registration and general events
Laura Olson, Department of Continuing Education
laura.olson at conted.gatech.edu
To apply for participation in a poster session,
please send the title and one page abstract of your poster,
by October 3, to Dr. Alex Lukashin,
by e-mail: lukashin at amber.biology.gatech.edu (preferred method)
or by FAX: (404) 894-0519.
You may send the abstract earlier. The acceptance of the high
quality poster will be confirmed within five days upon submission.
Early (until October 9): $295, Academic/government - $245
Late: $345, Academic/government - $295
The registration fee includes handout materials and meals provided by
Renaissance hotel chefs for the whole conference time.
This conference will be held at the Renaissance Atlanta Hotel
Call Renaissance Atlanta Hotel 404-881-6000 for reservation with Georgia
Tech room rate of $99/night by October 9, 1997. Please mention the
Bioinformatics/Georgia Tech conference.
Delta Air Lines offers special fares to attendees of Georgia Tech
programs. Certain restrictions may apply. For information and
reservations, call 1-800-241-6760 and refer to file U0175 (for
domestic flights only).
To obtain more information & registration form, visit the WWW page:
or contact us by
e-mail: register at conted.gatech.edu
Phone: (404) 894-2400
Fax: (404) 894-8925