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Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2012

GLBIO Travel Fellowship Information

Updated December 16, 2011

FASEB will provide two categories of MARC travel fellowships for the 2012 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference. Deadline April 3, 2012.

Please read the information at the FASEB website for eligibility.

FASEB Award Eligibility General Information Page: www.faseb.org/Marc/MARC-and-Professional-Development/Travel-Awards/Travel-Awards--Scientific-Meetings-and-Conferences.aspx


Faculty/Mentors and Students Travel Award: Each award provides funding for one faculty member/mentor and up to two students or post- baccalaureates from a minority institution to participate in one of the selected national meetings or conferences. The faculty/mentor must nominate up to two students and/or post-baccalaureates who are pursuing research careers in a life sciences discipline. The application packet must be submitted by the Faculty/Mentor listed on the application form. We do not accept Faculty/Mentor and Students Travel Award applications from students.


Poster/Platform (Oral) Presenter Travel Award: Each award provides funding for one underrepresented minority* graduate/ undergraduate student, post-baccalaureate or postdoctoral fellow who is 1st author and has been selected to give an oral or poster presentation at one of the selected national meetings or conferences.


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Location and Conference Information

Updated May 13, 2012

For your convenience, the following information has been extracted from the GLBIO 2012 Program Book:


Links within this page:


GLBIO Conference Location

The GLBIO 2012 conference is being held at the University of Michigan (Central Campus) Michigan League Conference Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ann Arbor is located in southeastern Michigan approximately 20 minute drive from the Detroit, Michigan Airport.

911 North University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
734-764-0446

Michigan League Directions:  Click here (word doc)

Michigan League Conference Center: Click here.

Michigan League Building Meeting Rooms: http://uunions.umich.edu/league/maps/floorplans/

Michigan League Informationhttp://uuis.umich.edu/cic/buildingproject/index.cfm?buildingid=108

Directions to Building: http://uunions.umich.edu/league/maps/directions/

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Campus Map:

Central Campus Map - http://uuis.umich.edu/cic/map/central/index.cfm?region=C3

Michigan League Campus Map Page - http://uunions.umich.edu/league/maps/campus/

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Transportation

The Michigan League Conference Center is located on Central Campus of University of Michigan. It is approximately 20 minute drive from Detroit Michigan and located in southeastern Michigan.

Detroit Airport to UMICH Shuttle Services -
www.umich.edu/~info/transportation.html#anchor_airport

Campus Transportation page: www.umich.edu/~info/transportation.html

Campus maps and Directions: http://uunions.umich.edu/league/maps/parking/

Campus Direction Finder Page: http://uuis.umich.edu/cic/directions/index.cfm

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Airport Information

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) www.metroairport.com/.  The airport is approximately 20 miles and 30-45 minutes drive to the University of Michigan. See webpage for airlines and directions from the airport.

Transportation to Ann Arbor

  • Airbus Shuttle – there will be busses at airport but it is best to call in advance and make reservation:  http://myairride.com/ 734.707.7AIR $12.00 one way with reservation.

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Parking:

There are fees for parking on campus and it is on a first come basis. There are parking meters throughout campus for hourly parking. There is also visitors parking on campus and public parking off campus.

The two closest public parking lots to the Michigan League is an outdoor parking lot at Palmer Drive and Washtenaw Avenue (very small red dot on map in upper right side of map) just east of the Michigan League and Mendelssohn Theatre. $1.20 per hour (free after 6pm)

City Public Lot – Mainard Street Parking Structure - $1.10 per hour

The PDF map shows Public and Visitor parking lots in "RED" (click here for PDF map)

Michigan League Maps and Direction page: http://uunions.umich.edu/league/maps/parking/


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GLBIO 2012 Accommodations

Updated May 11, 2012

There are several options for housing for the GLBIO2012 conference.  Please call the hotel of your choice directly and mention GLBIO for a group room.


Holiday Inn

3600 Plymouth Rd.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Phone: (734) 769-9800
Fax: (734) 769-4747

GLBIO rate: Single: $81.00, Double: $81.00. Discounted rates are available until April 20, 2012.

Reservations:

Checkin Time: 3:00pm
Checkout Time: 11:00am


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to arrival to receive refund. One night deposit charge if cancellation received within 24 hours of arrival date.

Location: Please see map here www.hiannarbor.com/location.php. The Holiday Inn is off campus and requires driving to the meeting location on campus. See parking facilities here: www.iscb.org/glbio2012-genl/glbio2012-location#parking

Transportation will be provided for Holiday Inn Guests at the following scheduled times only:

  • Tuesday, May 15
    • 8am – from hotel to Michigan League
    • 7:30pm -  from Michigan League to Hotel
    • 8:00pm – from Michigan League to Hotel
  • Wednesday, May 16
    • 8:15am – hotel to Michigan League
    • 10:00pm – from UMICH Art Museum to Hotel
    • 10:20pm – from UMICH Art Museum to Hotel
  • Thursday, May 17
    • 8:30am – hotel to Michigan League
    • 1:15pm - from Michigan League to Hotel
    • 1:45pm - from Michigan League to Hotel

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Bell Tower Hotel

300 South Thayer
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
Phone: (734) 769-3010 (800) 562-3559
Fax: (734) 769-4339
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GLBIO rate: Single: $145.00, Double: $167.00. Additional person in room, $22.00 per person per night. Discounted group rates are available until April 14, 2012.

Reservations: Call Hotel directly and mention GLBIO for discounted rates. To guarantee a room, a (1) night deposit is required.

Checkin Time: 4:00pm
Checkout Time: 12:00pm


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to arrival to receive refund. One night deposit charge if cancellation received within 24 hours of arrival date.

Location: Please see map here www.belltowerhotel.com/location.html. The Bell Tower is walking distance to the Michigan League where the GLBIO conference is being held.

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Inn at Michigan League

911 N. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1265

Phone: (734)764-3177
Fax: (734) 763-6844
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GLBIO rooms: Single (King room) $135.00. Additional person(s) in king room or double room $10.00 per person per night.

Reservations:
Call Hotel reservations (734) 764-317 and mention GLBIO for discounted rates. A credit card is required to reserve a room.

Checkin Time: 3:00pm
Checkout Time: 11:00am


IMPORTANT Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 30 DAYS prior to arrival or the credit card on file will be charged the full amount of the reservation.

Location: Hotel is located at the Michigan League Building on Campus. Please see driving directions here http://uunions.umich.edu/league/maps/directions/

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Couzens Hall Campus Housing

1300 E. Ann Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2050
Phone: 734.764.2130

Campus Housing Reservations: (734) 764-5297
Fax: (734) 764-1557
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GLBIO rate: $68.00 single;  $84.00 double.  Room reservation cut-off date:  April 16, 2012.

Room Description: There is air conditioning in the rooms and housekeeping services are provided in this building.

Reservations:  www.housing.umich.edu/conferences/lodging/couzens.   Credit card payment in full is required at the time of reservation.

Checkin Time: 3:00pm
Checkout Time: 12:00pm


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to arrival to receive refund. One night deposit charge if cancellation received within 48 hours of arrival date.

Location: Couzens Hall is a co-ed residence located in the Hill Neighborhood on the University of Michigan Campus. It is about a (5) minute walk to the Michigan League Building where the GLBIO conference is being held. at the Michigan League Building on Campus. Please see location information here http://uuis.umich.edu/cic/buildingproject/index.cfm?BuildingID=44


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Contact

Meeting Coordinator:
Stephanie Hagstrom, ISCB
Ph: (352) 665-1763
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Registration Coordinator:
Suzi Smith, ISCB
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Advisory Committee

Updated October 13, 2011

Lonnie Welch (co-chair), Ohio University


Bruce Aronow,  Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Robert Blumenthal, University of Toledo
Michelle D. Brazas, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research 
Karl Broman,  University of Wisconsin
Victor Chan,  Air Force Research Lab
Mark Chance, Case Western Reserve University
Robert Colvin, Ohio University 
Sorin Draghici, Wayne State University
Lynda B.M. Ellis, University of Minnesota
Laura Elnitski, National Human Genome Research Institute
Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University
Brian Golding, McMaster University
Dan Janies, The Ohio State University
Igor Jurisica, Ontario Cancer Institute
Janet Kelso, Max Planck Institute
Daisuke Kihara, Purdue University
Sun Kim, Indiana University
Kevin King, Diagnostic Hybrids, Inc.
Ashok Krishnamurthy, Ohio Supercomputer Center
Neocles Leontis, National Science Foundation
Terry Lewis, co-founder of OCCBIO/GLBIO
Jundong Liu, Ohio University 
Ping Ma, University of Illinois
BJ Morrison McKay, International Society for Computational Biology
Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University
Nicholas Provart, University of Toronto
Burkhard Rost, Columbia University
Ward Wheeler, American Museum of Natural History
GQ Zhang, Case Western Reserve University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2012

Industry Tracks

Updated May 07, 2012

Industry Track 2
5:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Mendelssohn Theatre
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Presenter:  Chris Robertson, Solution Architect, Cambridge Computer

Topic:  Reigning in Research Data: Adding Intelligence to Conventional File Systems

Description: There is a growing need to put structure on unstructured research data, being driven by a number of different factors:

  • Granting agencies are requiring investigators to specify and conform to data management plans that preserve and make data available to other researchers
  • Research institutions are seeking to charge storage consumption back to individual grants and projects
  • Data storage administrators need better content classification in order to manage data protection and life cycle management
  • As capacity grows and time progresses, it becomes futile to rely on any given individual's memory as the only means for content classification

Unfortunately, research scientists are fundamentally resistant to traditional efforts to put structure on their unstructured data. Commercial content management systems are seen as cumbersome to operate, not to mention that they might add latency to high-performance processing jobs. As such, many scientists have no tools other than directory names to identify their data. Others rely on spreadsheets and home-grown software applications to track their files, but often these links break as files are moved and renamed. Cambridge Computer has embarked on a project to define the best practices for content classification of research data. We are collaborating with a number of leading institutions and have completed development of a working prototype. The purpose of this talk is to share the highlights of our work, stimulate discussion, and make contact with potential collaborators.

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Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2012

Promotion

Updated November 04, 2011

Description File type/link
GLBIO 2012
Promotional Flyer

.pdf
GLBIO 2012
Sponsorship Opportunities
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