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Volume 8, Issue 2

President's Letter
Priority on Volunteerism

Welcome to ISCB 2005!

Advertising and Sponsorship
Sponsorship Opportunties

Dr. Ewan Birney
2005 Overton Prize Winner

Dr. Janet Thornton
Senior Scientist Accomplishment Award

Books List Online

PLoS Computational Biology
To Launch at ISMB 2005

Student Council Undertakes
Massive Action Plan

ISCB Student Travel
Fellowships Offered

Don't Miss Out!

ISMB 2006
The Beauty of Brazil

Magnificent Madrid to Host
ECCB 2005

REC0MB 2005 Recap

Post Your Events and News
To the ISCB Website

President Elect
Elections Notice

FASEB Update

PSB 2006 Keydates

Student Council Activities
During ISMB 2005

Student Symposium
Prior to ECCB 2005

New Student Council
Leadership Announced

Public Affairs & Policies
Committee Update

Events and Opportunities



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ISMB 2005 Activities of the Student Council
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Below is an exciting listing of planned activities of the ISCB Student Council during ISMB 2005 in Detroit. If you are a student or post doc attending the conference, please check the Program Book for final times and locations of each activity, and be sure to participate in the many events tailored to your needs as a young researcher. You do not need to be an ISCB Student Council member to participate in any of these activities, but we are certain you will be convinced to join by the time ISMB 2005 is over!

Thursday, 23rd June 2005

Informal meeting of the SC leadership and working committees (newcomers

Saturday, 25th June 2005

Discussion panel: "Inspiring Role Models: Their Own Experience"

Panel discussion of various experts from different sub-disciplines of
Computational Biology

Networking dinner (individuals pay own way; newcomers welcome)

Sunday, 26th June 2005

Scheduled Mentorship Sessions

Featured Lecture from Manolis Kellis, Assistant Professor at MIT
"Adventures in comparative genomics: from yeast to human"

Monday, 27th June 2005

Scheduled Mentorship Sessions

Talk on "Industrial Career Prospects in Computational Biology"
Presented by Stefan Unger, SUN Microsystems Inc.

Tuesday, 28th June 2005

Scheduled Mentorship Sessions

Talk on "How to write a paper for publication"
Presented by Philip Bourne, Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Computational Biology