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New Frontiers Session


This panel discussion will explore the future and vision for the field of computational biology and try to answer the question what we should do to prepare in order to meet new challenges.

Presenters will address their topic and discussion will follow with other members of the New Frontiers panel. For each selected topic, three major areas will be addressed which include: Medicine, Agriculture and general basic research.

Chair: Goran Neshich
Embrapa/CNPTIA, Campinas, SP, Brazil

Monday August 07 (3:40 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.)

Key Challenges in exploiting biomolecular data for Medicine and Agriculture
Janet Thornton, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust

Conceptual questions and key challenges in computational biology
Chris Sander, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Tuesday August 08 (9:55 a.m. 12:30 p.m.)

The future of the funding for biomolecular data and knowledge infrastructures: proposition for a "Fortaleza declaration”
Amos Bairoch, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

The changing face of scientific dissemination as it applies to computational biology
Phil Bourne, University of California

The future of computing in biology
Søren Brunak, Biocentrum-DTU

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