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