2nd International Biocuration Meeting

2nd International Biocuration Meeting
October 25-28, 2007
Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, California, USA

Purpose:
The goal of this meeting is to provide a forum for curators and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaboration, and foster a sense of community in this important and rapidly growing area of research.

Registration, lodging, and abstract submission are now open. The abstract submission deadline is July 1, 2007.

For more information, please see the meeting web site at:

http://biocurator.org/Mtg2007/

The meeting organizers would like to thank the Genetics Society of America, the National Science Foundation, the Klaus Tschira Foundation, and Bioneer for their support.

The First Biocuration Meeting was a great success. We look forward to your participation in the second meeting!

Organizing Committee:
Maria Costanzo
-Saccharomyces and Candida Genome Databases, Stanford University, USA
Petra Fey
-dictyBase, Northwestern University, USA
Takashi Gojobori
-Center for Information Biology and DNA Data Bank of Japan, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
Win Hide
-South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
David Hill
-Mouse Genome Informatics, USA
Doug Howe
-Zebrafish Information Network, University of Oregon, USA
Renate Kania
-Scientific Databases and Visualization, EML Research gGmbH, Germany
Sue Rhee
The Arabidopsis Information Resource, Carnegie Institution, USA
Mary Schaeffer
-USDA ARS , MaizeGDB and University of Missouri, USA
Susan St. Pierre
-Flybase, Harvard, USA
Simon Twigger
-Rat Genome Database, Medical College of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, USA
Owen White
-The Institute for Genomic Research, USA

Posted by Scott Cain 2007-02-20