ISMB 2008 ISCB

16th Annual
International Conference
Intelligent Systems
for Molecular Biology


Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building)
Toronto, Canada


 



Scientific Organizing Committee

Proceedings Track: Alfonso Valencia, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
Highlights Track: Burkhard Rost, Columbia University, New York, USA
Industry Relations: Reinhard Schneider, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
Posters: Marco Punta, Columbia University, USA
Special Interest Groups: Hershel Safer, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Special Sessions: Michal Linial, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Technology Track: Rodrigo Lopez, European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, UK
Travel Fellowships: Dietlind Gerloff, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
Tutorials: Janet Kelso, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
Visual Reflections on Science: Milana Frenkel-Morgenstern, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel


PROCEEDINGS TRACK:
Proceedings Track
Alfonso Valencia, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
Ildefonso Cases (Co-Chair), Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain Sequence Analysis and Alignment
Serafim Batzoglou,† Stanford University, CA, USA
Des Higgins, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland
Comparative Genomics
Roderic Guigo, Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain
David Sankoff, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
Evolution and Phylogeny
Junhyong Kim, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, USA
Tandy Warnow, University of Texas, †Austin, TX, USA
Gene Regulation and Transcriptomics
Olga Troyanskaya, Princeton University, NJ, USA
Zhaolei Zhang, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Protein Structure and Function
Nir Ben-Tal, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Ora Schueler-Furman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Protein Interactions and Molecular Networks
Joel Bader, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Edward Marcotte, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
Text Mining
Mark Craven, University of Wisconsin, Madison,† WI, USA
Hagit Shatkay, School of Computing,† Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Databases and Ontologies
Helen Parkinson, European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, UK
Robert Stevens, University of Manchester, UK
Other Bioinformatics Applications and methods
Janice Glasgow, School of Computing, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Richard H. Lathrop, University of California, Irvine, †CA, USA
Bioinformatics of Disease
Igor Jurisica, University of Toronto, †ON, Canada
Anna Tramontano, University of Rome, Italy

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HIGHLIGHTS COMMITTEE
Burkhard Rost, Committee Chair, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Ivet Bahar, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh,  PA, USA
Nir Ben-Tal, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Barbara Bryant, Millennium Pharmaceutical. Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA
Arne Elofsson, Stockholm University, Sweden
Jacquelyn Fetrow, Wake Forest University, Charlotte, NC, USA
Terry Gaasterland, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Jaap Heringa, Centre for Integrative Bioinformatics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
Ivo Hofacker, Institute for Theoretical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria
Trey Ideker, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Toni Kazic, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
Michal Linial, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Jill P. Mesirov, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA
William Noble, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, †USA
Yanay Ofran, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Andrey Rzhetsky, Columbia University, New York, †NY, USA
Vincent Schachter, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Madrid, Spain
Reinhard Schneider, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Mona Singh, Princeton University, NJ, USA
Anna Tramontano, University of Rome, Italy
Alfonso Valencia, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
Ralf Zimmer, University of Munich, Germany

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POSTERS COMMITTEE:
Marco Punta, Committee Chair, Columbia University, †New York, NY, USA
Yana Bromberg, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Matteo Dal Peraro, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Claudia Dall'Armi, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Marco DeVivo, Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc., New Haven, CT, USA
Zsuzsanna Dosztanyi, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Markus Fischer, Columbia University, New York, NY,USA
Laszlo Kajan, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Andrew Kernytsky, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Rajesh Nair, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Avner Schlessinger, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Ta-tsen Soong, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Kazimierz Wrzeszczynski, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

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SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS COMMITTEE:
Trey Ideker, University of California, San Diego †CA, USA
Jill P. Mesirov, , Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA
Hershel Safer, Committee Chair, Weizmann Institute of †Science, Rehovot, Israel

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TECHNOLOGY TRACK COMMITTEE:
Rodrigo Lopez, European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, UK
Michael Hallett, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Shoba Ranganathan, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

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TUTORIALS COMMITTEE:
Janet Kelso, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
Fran Lewitter, Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research, Cambridge, USA

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VISUAL REFLECTIONS ON SCIENCE COMMITTEE
Milana Frenkel-Morgenstern, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Manuel Corpas, European Bioinformatics Institute
Nils Gehlenborg, European Bioinformatics Institute / University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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