BioInfoSummer 2012 – discounted rates for EI members

BioInfoSummer is a major annual bioinformatics event in Australia, bringing together in excess of 150 biologists, statisticians and bioinformatics professionals. The program covers state-of-the-art technologies used in medical and biological research and also teaches fundamentals of data analysis.

The event will be held at the University of Adelaide from 3-7 December 2012.

This year, the program will feature major themes in:

  • DNA bioinformatics
  • Proteomics
  • Computational Biology
  • Programming for Biologists

The program will include presentations by outstanding national and international speakers:

  • Dr Conrad Burden, The Australian National University
  • Dr. Karl Clauser, The Broad Institute
  • Dr Martin Frith, Computational Biology Research Centre, AIST, Japan
  • Dr. Suhita Nadkarni, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
  • Associate Professor Gavin Huttley, Australian National University
  • Dr Jason Roberts, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory
  • Professor Hamish Scott, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science
  • Professor Gordon Smyth, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne
  • Professor Fuli Yu, Baylor College of Medicine

The presentations will be complemented by a sequence of hands-on computing sessions featuring the latest bioinformatics tools for both new and experienced users.

Student travel awards are available.

Key dates:

  • Last day for early bird registration: 14 November 2012
  • Last day to submit an abstract: 23 November 2012

The conference organisers are offering a reduced rate for EI members who wish to attend the conference. Students will be able to purchase conference tickets at the discounted rate of just $27.50 and early career researchers and researchers will be able to attend the conference at the price of a student ticket ($55)! Hurry, there are only limited passes available at this discounted price, and it is on a first in first serve basis. Register through the conference website and select the ‘Student EI’ or ‘Staff EI’ option when you go through the registration steps.

Visit the conference website for more information.

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