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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Abstract Deadline Approaching for Wellcome Trust/ CSHL Genome Informatics conference

The abstract deadline is approaching for the fifth CSHL/Wellcome Trust Scientific Conference on Genome Informatics, which will focus on large-scale genome informatics.

Abstract submission is strongly encouraged as several talks for each session will be selected from abstracts. Abstracts must be submitted by 12 July. Full details can be found on our website.

Scientific organisers
Inanc Birol (BC Cancer Agency, Canada)
Jennifer Harrow (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK)
James Taylor (Emory University, USA)

Scientific sessions
Population and Personal Genomics
Transcriptomics, Alternative Splicing and Gene Predictions
Epigenomics and Non-Coding Genome
Databases, Data Mining, Visualization and Curation
Sequencing Pipelines and Assembly
Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics

Keynote speakers
Pavel Pevzner (University of California, San Diego, USA)
Chris Ponting (Oxford University, UK)

Invited speakers
Mathieu Blanchette (McGill University, USA)
Martha Bulyk (Harvard University, UK)
Inna Dubchak (Genomics Division, DOE Joint Genome Institute, USA)
Anne Ferguson-Smith (University of Cambridge, UK)
Kelly Frazer (University of California, San Diego, USA)
William McCombie (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA)
Elaine Ostrander (National Institutes of Health, USA)
Benedict Paten (University of California, San Diego, USA)
Janna Saarela (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Andrew Smith (University of Southern California, USA)
Andrew Su (Scripps Research Institute, USA)
Thomas Wu (Genentech, Inc., USA)

For more information: https://registration.hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk/display_info.asp?id=296
URL: http://registration.hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk/display_info.asp?id=296

Contact Person: Treasa Creavin (treasa.creavin@hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk)