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ISCB Members Receive Special Discount to AMIA Summit on Translational Bioinformatics

For the 2009 Summit on Translational Bioinformatics.
ISCB members use Coupon code: ISCB2009 for member rates to the Summit. We encourage you to join or renew your membership today to take advantage of $100.00 in savings for the member rates. The Summit will feature the presentation of research showcasing the synergy between the medical informatics and bioinformatics communities. We encourage you to share this information with your colleagues who might be interested research-related issues and best practices in translational science and computational biology. 

An excerpt of the program is included below, with a searchable program containing detailed information on sessions, presenters, tutorials, and posters at: http://summit2009.amia.org. Conducted in close partnership between AMIA and ISCB, the 2009 Summit will be an indispensible gathering for translational bioinformatics research and development worldwide. With the completion of human and model organism genomes, and the increasing utilization of biomedical computational methods, translational bioinformatics is evolving rapidly into a complex multidisciplinary field encompassing nearly all areas of biological, biomedical and clinical research.

Register Today and Save! (Click this link, select the registration tab on the blue header bar and proceed with on-line registration or download the printable registration form). There are 3 easy ways to register: Mail: AMIA, 4915 St. Elmo Avenue, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814 | Fax: 301-657-1291 | Web: http://summit2009.amia.org.

Hotel Rooms might still be available
at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco. Follow this link to reserve your hotel room!

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Register for the Stanford 10x10 Course and Receive a Complimentary Tutorial at the Summit! (Details noted below)
Stanford University is holding the 3rd offering of its AMIA 10x10 course, titled “Methods for Bioinformatics:  Representations and Algorithms for Computational Molecular Biology,” led by course director Russ Altman. The course begins on March 31st, so register now and hold your space in this sought after course! If you sign-up for the course now you will receive one complimentary tutorial of your choice at the 2009 Summit. You must register and pay for the Stanford course in order to receive your free tutorial. If you decide to withdraw or drop out of the course at a later time, your fee for the course will be returned to you minus the tutorial fee and a $50 processing fee. Click here to register. If you'd like to update or change your e-mail address, go to "AMIA Personal Member Profile" on the left-hand column of the AMIA Members Only site at http://www.amia.org/mbrcenter/mbronly/ or click here.