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  February 14, 2007  

Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
May 8 - 12, 2007

We are pleased to host the 20th annual meeting on genome science, now named The Biology of Genomes, which will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 and run through lunch on Saturday, May 12.

The 2007 meeting will address DNA sequence variation and its role in molecular evolution, population genetics and complex diseases, comparative genomics, large-scale studies of gene and protein expression, and genomic approaches to ecological systems. Both technologies and applications will be emphasized. In addition there will be a special session on the ethical, legal and social implications of genome research.

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs.

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. We have applied for funds from government and industry to partially support graduate students and postdocs.

Organized by: Michael Ashburner, Kelly Frazer, Kerstin Lindblah-Toh, Richard Wilson
Invited Speakers: Keynote Speakers:
Edward Rubin, Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Thomas Hudson, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Canada

Genetics & Genomics of Non-Human Species
David Kingsley, Stanford University
George Weinstock, Boston College of Medicine

Functional and Cancer Genomics
Andy Feinberg, Johns Hopkins University
Matthew Meyerson, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

High-Throughput Genomics and Genetics
Elaine Mardis , Washington University
Michael Snyder , Yale University

Computational Genomics
Richard Durbin, Sanger Institute, UK
David Haussler, University of California, Santa Cruz

Population Genomic Variation
Pardis Sabeti , The Broad Institute
Andy Clark , Cornell University

Genetics of Complex Traits
Peter Donnelly , Oxford University, UK
Goncalo Abecasis , University of Michigan

Evolutionary Genomics
Hugh Robertson , University of Illinois
Jeff Bennetzen , University of Georgia

This conference is supported in part by funds provided by: National Human Genome Research Institute

Deadline for Abstracts: February 14, 2007
Registration: Please register and submit abstracts online
E-mail: meetings@cshl.edu
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