AIBS'02 Weizmann Institute of Science

Wix Auditorium
08:30       Registration
09:00 Welcome remarks
Ilan Chet, President of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Hermona Soreq, Chair, The National Committee for Scientific Infrastructure
09:15 Keynote
  John Moult, CARB, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, USA
SNPs, Protein Structure and Disease
10:00 Nir Friedman, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Inferring Regulation from Gene Expression with Probabilistic Graphical Models
     10:25 Uri Alon, Molecular Cell Biology Department, Weizmann Institute of Science
Design Principles of Transcriptional Networks
     10:50       Coffee - Tent
     11:20 Ed Trifonov, Genome Diversity Center, Haifa University
Sobering Truth about Protein Structure
     11:45 Dan Graur, Zoology Department, Tel Aviv University
Invading Numts and Resurrected Alus: Evolutionary Dynamics of Junk DNA
     12:10 Arie Admon, Biology Department, Technion
A New Look at Cancer Proteomics and Immunology by Large-Scale Analysis of MHC Peptides
     12:35 Ruth Nussinov, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
Using the Building Block Folding Model to Reduce the Computational Complexity of Protein Folding

     13:00       Light Lunch - Tent
Poster Presentation - Wix Auditorium, upper & lower lobby
Commercial Exhibition - Tent
     15:00 Founding Meeting-Israeli Society for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (ISBCB) - Wix Auditorium
     15:30       Coffee - Tent

16:00     Parallel Workshops
Genomics & Medical Bioinformatics
Jacques S. Beckmann, Chair
Wix Auditorium
Proteomics & Bioinformatics
Meir Edelman, Chair
Schmidt Hall
Intellectual Property & Bioinformatics
Jonathan Gressel, Chair
Zacks Hall
Biology Applications for Computational & Mathematical Methods
Eytan Domany, Chair
Wix Small Hall

17:05     Panel Discussion/Poster Awards
Will Biology become Bioinformatics?
Doron Lancet, Chair
Wix Auditorium
Poster Awards

Scientific Committee:
Shmuel Pietrokovski, Hanah Margalit,
Daniel Fischer, Haim Wolfson
Local Committee:
Shmuel Pietrokovski, Chair
Ron Pinter, Co-chair
Joel Sussman, Marvin Edelman, Eitan Rubin

Academic Supporters: Weizmann Institute of Science
The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger Conference Foundation at the Weizmann Institute of Science
The Kimmelman Center of Biomolecular Structure and Assembly
The Crown Human Genome Center
The Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculties of the Life Sciences
INN - The Israeli National Node

Commercial Sponsors:
Atlas Cray IBM SGI-Israel Spotfire PharmaJob

Conference Coordinators:
Janet Kiesari
Conference Coordinator
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rhoda Frydman
Bioinformatics and Biological Computing Unit
Weizmann Institute of Science

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