[ANNOUNCE] Genes, Proteins & Computers V International Conference

Mark Faller mgf at dl.ac.uk
Wed May 20 09:03:42 EST 1998

            GENES, PROTEINS & COMPUTERS V International Conference

                              University of York
                            14 - 16 September, 1998


The GPC_V Conference is the fifth  in this highly successful series of
biannual international conferences. The conference is not intended for
computing experts but to help biologists to get the most from using
available databases and software. A list of topics is given below.

Plenary Sessions:

    Comparative Genomics
    Inferring Function From Sequence
    Bioinformatics Initiatives
    Inferring Function From Structure

Confirmed Invited Speakers:

    Dr P. Artymiuk (University of Sheffield)
    Dr T. Attwood (University College London)
    Dr P. Baker (University of Manchester)
    Dr J. Dicks (John Innes Centre)
    Dr R. Durbin (Sanger Centre)
    Prof P. Harvey (University of Oxford)
    Dr K. Kaiser (University of Glasgow)
    Dr C. Ouzounis (European Bioinformatics Institute)
    Dr R. Russell (SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals)
    Dr M. Sternberg (Imperial Cancer Research Fund)
    Prof J. Thornton (University College London)
    Dr M. Trower (GlaxoWellcome)
    Dr G. Wistow (National Eye Institute, USA)
    Prof S. Wodak (European Bioinformatics Institute)

The registration fee is 40 GBP exclusive of accomodation. The Conference
Organisers have reserved limited accomodation at York University. It is
therefore advisable to register early.

The Conference will include a Poster  and Commercial Exhibitions.
Contributions for the Poster session are welcome on all topics covered
by the Conference. The deadline for submitting an abstract is 14 August
1998. Three authors will be selected by the programme committee to give
an oral presentation of their work.

Further details about registration, accomodation and abstracts can be
found at the Conference web site:


Yours Sincerely,


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