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[Computational-biology] [ISBRA-L] ISBRA'10 Call for Participation

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Sat Apr 17 10:48:21 EST 2010

            6th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research
                        and Applications (ISBRA'10)

                             May 23-26, 2010
                University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

The International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and 
Applications (ISBRA) provides a forum for the exchange of ideas 
and results among researchers, developers, and practitioners 
working on all aspects of bioinformatics and computational biology 
and their applications.  The 6th edition of the symposium will be 
held on May 23-26, 2010 at the University of Connecticut in 
Storrs, CT, USA.

The technical program features 6 invited keynote talks:

* Tracing the early cell divisions of mouse embryos by
   single cell RNA-seq,
   Catalin Barbacioru, Life Technologies

* Successes and failures of elegant algorithms in
   computational biology,
   Piotr Berman, Pennsylvania State University

* Human Genome Annotation,
   Mark Gerstein, Yale University

* Structure of Proximal and Distant Regulatory Elements in the
   Human Genome,
   Ivan Ovcharenko, National Center for Biotechnology Information

* Combinatorics in Recombinational Population Genomics,
   Laxmi Parida, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

* Predicting and Analyzing Cellular Networks,
   Mona Singh, Princeton University

Contributed oral presentations and posters will cover a broad 
range of topics in bioinformatics including

* Interaction Networks
* Phylogenetics
* RNA And Protein Structure Alignment
* Protein Clustering And Evolution
* Population Genetics
* Large Scale Data And Integration
* Protein Binding
* Next-Generation Sequencing
* Gene Expression Analysis

The full program is available at



          Before April 23      After April 23

Basic         $300                $400
Full          $450                $550

For further details and online registration see



                      Single            Double

Nathan Hale Inn     $119+tax          $129+tax 
Residence Hall        $56                $45

The cut-off date for the discounted rate at Nathan Hale Inn is
April 23, 2010, reservation after this date will be based upon
hotel availability.

Attendees who wish to stay in the residence hall must register for 
this option and pre-pay as part of the conference registration process.

For full details on lodging options see



Thanks to our sponsors, a small number of travel fellowships will 
be available for graduate students and post-doctoral scholars. 
Preference will be given to those presenting their work at the 
symposium. Please submit a one-page vita and abstract of the 
poster or paper that will be presented to Dr. Raj Sunderraman 
(raj from cs.gsu.edu) with "ISBRA 2010 Travel Fellowship" in the 
subject of the email. The requests are to be submitted by April 
23, 2010.

For further details and travel information see the symposium 
website at


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