Oct. 15-17 Bioinformatics meeting in Irvine, Calif.

October 13, 2004

The deluge of genomic data that has been amassed over the last two decades has driven the emergence of bioinformatics and the use of computer technology to analyze biomedical research data. At this meeting, part of the National Academy of Sciences' Arthur M. Sackler colloquium series, scientists will explore recent advances in bioinformatic theory and experimentation across the biological and medical sciences, as well as technological innovations that will further enable the collection of useful data.

DETAILS:
Meeting will take place October 15-17 at the Academies' Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, Calif. A program is available online at http://www4.nationalacademies.org/nas/nashome.nsf

REPORTERS:
REGISTER TO ATTEND by calling 949-387-2464, or e-mail news@nas.edu.
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