Written by Virginia Gonzalez
Wednesday, 23 February 2011 21:36
15th Annual International Symposium on Research in Computational Molecular Biology
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, March 28-31, 2011
RECOMB Satellite Workshops
Massively Parallel Sequencing
Computational Cancer Biology
SFU Harbor Centre in Vancouver, March 26-27, 2011
Register now for RECOMB 2011, the premier scientific forum for theoretical advances in computational biology and applications in molecular biology and medicine. The program, as well as other information is now available at http://compbio.cs.sfu.ca/recomb2011
Register by Feb 28, 2011 for taking advantage of discounted early registration fees. On-line registration will be closed by Mar 23, 2011.
RECOMB 2011 has special discounted rates at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver where RECOMB 2011 will take place; these rates are well below the advertised discounted room rates by the hotel or other web sites offering discounted hotel accommodation. Because of limited availability, the participants are encouraged to make a reservation as soon as possible.
Featured keynote speakers include:
* Evan Eichler, U. Washington and HHMI
* Daphne Koller, Stanford U.
* Elaine Mardis, Wash. U. St Louis
* Marco Marra, BC Genome Sciences Cent.
* Joseph Nadeau, Inst. Systems Biology
* Karen Nelson, J Craig Venter Inst.
* Jun Wang, Beijing Genome Inst.
Highlights talks will feature:
* Manolis Kellis, M.I.T.
* William Noble, U. Washington
* Irit Gat-Viks, Broad Inst.
* Fuhui Long, HHMI Janelia Farm
* Michael R. Brent, Wash. U. St Louis
RECOMB 2011 will also feature an Industry Panel with participation from Industry and Academia which will focus on High Throughput Sequencing. The panel include participants from Illumina, Life Technology, Ion Torrent, Complete Genomics and Pacific Biosystems.