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Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 14:51:46 -0500
Subject: CBGI 2001: Computational Biology and Genome Information, Durham, NC, Mar 15-17
The 2001 Atlantic Symposium on Computational Biology and Genome Information Systems & amp; Technology held at Regal University Center, Durham, North Carolina, during March 15-17, 2001, includes keynote speeches, plenary speeches, a panel, and paper presentations on topics concerning genome processing, computational biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, molecular data analysis and mining, among others. Conference Highlights --------------------- Welcome Remark, Dr. Kristina Johnson, Dean, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Keynote Speech: "Applying Gene Expression Profiling to the Discovery of Cancer Causing Genes", Dr. Jeffrey M. Trent, Director, Division of Intramural Research, Chief, Cancer Genetics Branch, NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute TBA, Dr. Joseph Nevins, James B. Duke Professor, Duke University "Sequences and Computers: A Personal Reflection on the Digital Age", Dr. Russell F. Doolittle, Center for Molecular Genetics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA "Sequencing and Analysis of the Human Genome", Dr. Mark Adams, Vice President, Genome Programs, Celera Genomics, Maryland Plenary Speech: "Algorithms for Whole Genome Analysis", Dr. Steven L. Salzberg, Senior Director of Bioinformatics, The Institute for Genomic Research "Computational Insights into RNA Folding Pathways: Getting from Here to There", Dr. Bruce Shapiro, Laboratory of Experimental and Computational Biology, National Cancer Institute, NIH "Iterated Profile Searches with PSI-BLAST", Dr. Stephen Altschul, Senior Investigator, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health "Statistical Analysis for Clinical Discriminant Using DNA Micro-array Data", Dr. Mike West, Duke University "Integrated Protein Family Classification for Functional Genomics", Dr. Cathy Wu, Director of Bioinformatics, National Biomedical Research Foundation, Georgetown University Medical Center "Computational Discovery of Important Functional and Structural Features in mRNA Sequences", Dr. Jacob V. Maizel, Jr., Laboratory of Experimental and Computational Biology, National Cancer Institute, NIH "The Importance of Anatomical Substrates", Dr. Erich Jarvis Dinner Banquet Speaker: Dr. Kenneth R. Tindall, Senior Executive Vice President, North Carolina Biotechnology Center Dinner Speaker: "Meanderings in Sequence Space: Random Evolution and Rational Engineering of Bio-polymers", Dr. Thomas LaBean, Duke University Panel Discussion: "The Future of Genomics Research" Panelists: Russell Doolittle, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla Jim Siedow, Duke University Bruce Shapiro, National Cancer Institute/NIH Jacob Maizel, National Cancer Institute/NIH Panel Chair: Jeff Dangl, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill For conference details, please visit http://www.ee.duke.edu/CBGI/
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