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  METABOLIC PROFILING  
  July 26, 2001

Biotechnology

 
     
  Cambridge Heathtech Institute, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
December 3-4, 2001


The completion of draft sequences for the human genome has focused attention on the tremendous effort still required to understand the function of expressed genes and the way in which genes and the proteins they encode interact within cells and organisms. Metabolomics, or the analysis of all cellular metabolites, provides a powerful new tool for gaining insight into functional biology. Snapshots of the levels of numerous small molecules with a cell, and how those levels change under different conditions, are very complementary to gene expression and proteomic studies and are actively being applied to studies of infectious diseases, production, and model organisms, as well as human cells and plants. This pioneering conference will explore developments in tools for acquisition of profiling data, computational approaches for analysis, and modeling based on such data, as well as practical applications of metabolic profiling.

 
 
Organized by: CHI
Invited Speakers: Dr. Robert J. Cotter, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Chris Beecher, Paradigm Genetics
Dr. Stephen C. Brown, Pfizer Global R & D
Dr. Eberhard O. Voit, Medical University of South Carolina
Dr. Bernhard Palsson, Genomatica
Dr. Jeffrey L. Blanchard, National Center for Genome Resources
Dr. Michael A. Savageau, University of Michigan Medical School
Dr. John Hamer, Paradigm Genetics
Dr. Laszlo Boros, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine
Dr. Jan van der Greef, Beyond Genomics Inc
 
Deadline for Abstracts: November 2, 2001
 
Registration: Available on-line
E-mail: jlaakso@healthtech.com
 
  Posted by:   Jennifer Laakso  
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