Conference Schedule

Please note changes in the schedule!

Registration - Thursday, November 6th @ 17:00-19:00 and Friday November 7th @ 7:30-9:30

Reception (25th floor of Hotel) - Thursday November 6 @ 19:00-21:00

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Time Friday
November 7
November 8
November 9
7:30-9:30 Registration
7:00-8:00 Continental Breakfast Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:20 Introduction
Gary Schuster and Anderson SmithGeorgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
8:20-9:05 Peer Bork EMBL, Heidelberg & MDC, Germany
Predicting function from sequence
Soren Brunak Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
DNA Structure and Sequence Periodicity in Human Promoters
Terry GaasterlandArgonne National Lab & University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
New! Automated Analysis of Whole Genomes: Experiences and Lessons
9:05-9:50 Geoff BartonUniversity of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Treading the benchmark tightrope: Making progress by measuring the accuracy of sequence analysis algorithms
Sam KarlinStanford University, Stanford, CA
Codon biases and gene clusters
Anthony KerlavageThe Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD
Gene Finding and Functional Identification in Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Genomes
9:50-10:20 Break
10:20-11:05 Jim FickettSmithKline Beecham, King of Prussia, PA
Analysis of Transcriptional Regulatory Regions
Jean-Michel ClaverieStructural & Genetic Information, CNRS, Marseille, France
Self-identification of protein coding region in bacterial genomes
Victor SolovyevAmgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA
A new version of GeneFinder for analysis of genomic DNA with multiple genes
11:05-11:50 Michael ZhangCold Spring Harbour Lab, Long Island, NY
On A New Strategy of Promoter Recognition
Mark BorodovskyGeorgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
New Evolution of GeneMark: problems and solutions
Roderic GuigoInsitute Municipal d'Investigcio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
Integrating multiple evidence to predict and annotate genes in genomic sequences
11:50-13:40 Lunch Closing Remarks (11:50-12:00)
Mark BorodosvkyGeorgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
13:40-14:25 Pavel PevznerUniversity of Southern California, Los-Angeles, CA
New! The Twenty Questions Game with Genes
Philipp BucherISREC, Lausanne, Switzerland
Using generalized profiles for functional annotation of genome sequences
14:25-15:10 Steven SalzbergJohns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Decision Trees and Markov Chains for Eukaryotic Gene Finding
Michael GribskovSan Diego Supercomputer Center, San Diego, CA
Pattern Recognition Tools for Protein Sequences
15:10-15:40 Break
15:40-16:25 Steven HenikoffFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Blocks-based methods for detecting homology and inferring function
Gary StormoUniversity of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Combining various types of evidence to predict gene structures
16:25-17:10 Stephen AltschulNCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD
More BLAST for Your Buck
Eugene KooninNCBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD
A genomic perspective on protein families
17:10-18:30 Poster Session Poster Session
18:30-20:00 Round table discussion
20:00-21:30 Dinner - Georgia Tech Dinner - 25th floor of hotel