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[Computational-biology] 6th Georgia Tech - ORNL Conference on Bioinformatics

Georgia Tech Conference Announcement via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by conf from opal.biology.gatech.edu)
Sun Jul 15 22:16:26 EST 2007


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CALL FOR PAPERS

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, world-
renowned researchers in  genomics and bioinformatics to present recent advances
in the field and to discuss open problems.

In the ten years since the first such Georgia Tech Conference "Gene Discovery
in silico" held in November 1997, astonishing progress has been made in genome
related biological science and engineering. There is a strong evidence that
these popular Georgia Tech meetings have served well the interests of the
dynamic and highly productiive bioinformatics research community.


Important Dates
Conference dates: November 15 - 17, 2007

Deadline for poster abstract subsmission: September 30, 2007
Notification of acceptance of abstracts: October 7, 2007

Registration begins: August 1, 2007
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
 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
 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 University, 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

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

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
 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 Global Learning & Conference Center, located in Midtown Atlanta near the
center of the 1996 Olympic development, close to the Fox Theatre and Margaret
Mitchell house.




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