MCBIOS Conference 2009

The sixth annual MCBIOS was held in Starkville, MS on February 20-21, 2009. The theme was "Transformational Bioinformatics: Delivering Value from Genomes".   


Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to announce our keynote speakers for the conference:

  • Howard Cash
    President and CEO, Gene Codes
  • Laura Elnitski
    PhD, Head of the Genomic Functional Analysis Section at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
  • Cathy Wu, PhD
    Director of the Protein Information Resource (PIR) and Professor in Departments of Oncology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Georgetown University Medical Center

Student Participation

Students were especially invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations or posters. Student awards for best posters and oral presentations were presented on Saturday, February 21st. The awards are sponsored by the Environmental Laboratory of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer and Research Development Center (ERDC).