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    Bioinformatics symposium

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    Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, and the Institute of Evolution

    Bioinformatics: Past, Present, and Future

    A symposium marking the retirement of Prof. Edward Trifonov

    Tuesday, 27/3/2012, Safdie Auditorium (Multipurpose building, University of Haifa, 13 in the map) 9:00-17:00.

    Free parking in the multi-purpose building parking lot

    Bioinformatics combines approaches from exact sciences to solve problems of biological origin. Bioinformatics captures an increasingly growing part in research and industry, especially in light of recent groundbreaking advancements in DNA sequencing. The University of Haifa has posited Bioinformatics as one of its favorite future directions. In recent years, several new and promising researchers have joined the existing faculty in Bioinformatics. Due to the retirement of our member, Prof. Edward Trifonov, one of the pioneer bioinformaticians, we will conduct a symposium with world leading scientists from Israel and abroad, from a wide spectrum of Bioinformatics, such as Evolutionary Genomics, Systems Biology, Neuro-informatics, and more.

    Please download our flier and distribute it among potentially interested researchers and students.

    Program:

     

     

    Greetings

    Prof. Moshe Inbar, Head Dept. of Evolutionary & Environmental Biology, Univ. of Haifa

    Session 1

    Chair: Prof. Alexander Bolshoy, Univ. of Haifa

    9:45

    Prof. Edward Trifonov, Univ. of Haifa: Sequence Biology – a hard luck discipline

    10:15

    Prof. Eliezer Eskin, UCLA, USA: Spatial structure in genetic data: traces of our history in our DNA

    11:00

    Dr. Mickey Kosloff, Univ. of Haifa: Deciphering and Re-designing interaction specificity among signaling proteins

    11:30

    Prof. Michal Linial, Hebrew Univ.: Neuronal modulation by hidden peptides - the playground of evolution

    12:15

    Lunch

    Session 2

    Chair: Prof. Avraham Korol, Univ. of Haifa

    13:30

    Prof. Uri Alon, Weizmann Inst.: Trade-offs and the geometry of animal shapes

    14:15

    Dr. Daniel Sher, Univ. of Haifa: Deciphering the chemical languages of marine organisms

    14:45

    Dr. Leonid Brodsky, Univ. of Haifa: Integration of heterogeneous omics data

    15:15

    Coffee break

    Session 3

    Chair: Dr. Sagi Snir, Univ. of Haifa

    15:45

    Prof. Eugene Koonin, NIH, USA: Invariants of genome evolution: selection, stochasticity or both?

    16:30

    Concluding Remarks: Prof. Avraham Korol

    Students and industry researchers from the fields of exact and natural sciences, interested in advanced studies in Bioinformatics are welcome. Details on opportunities for 2nd and 3rd degree studies in Bioinformatics at the Univ. of Haifa will be given during the symposium.

    Organizers: Prof. Avraham Korol, Dr. Sagi Snir This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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