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Saturday, January 14, 2012

CDAC Symposium on Accelerating Biology 2012

Accelerating Biology 2012 (Computing to Decipher)
15-17 February, 2012
Scientific Programme
“Accelerating Biology 2012 (Computing to Decipher)” is a 3-Day symposium on current trends in Bioinformatics. The sessions will comprise of invited talks from eminent academicians from esteemed national institutes. The talks will address the challenges in the areas of Next Generation Sequencing technologies, genome analysis, advanced molecular dynamics simulations and algorithm development, High Performance Computing (HPC) and cloud computing. The symposium is targeted at students and researchers from academic institutes, universities and Bioinformatics industries.
Session Topics
  • Computational Genomics for Plants and Microbes
  • Molecular Modelling and Simulations
  • Next Generation Sequencing Technology
  • Algorithms, Clusters, Grids, Clouds
List of Speakers
Dr. Michael Watson, ARK Genomics, Roslin Institute, UK
Dr. Emily Richardson, ARK Genomics, Roslin Institute, UK
Dr. Srinand Sreevatsan, University of Minnesota, USA
Dr. Arvind Mahajan, Roslin Institute, UK
Dr. Rajendra Badwe, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
Dr. Akash Ranjan, CDFD, Hyderabad
Dr. Sekhar Mande, NCCS, Pune
Dr. Rakesh Tuli, NABI, Mohali
Prof. P.V.Balaji, IIT Bombay
Dr. B.Jayaram, IIT Delhi
Dr. Debashis Mohanty, NII, Delhi
Dr. Sanjib Senapati, IIT Madras
Dr. Priyanka Pandey, NIBMG, Kolkata
Dr. Malali Gowda, C-CAMP, Bangalore
Dr. Sudeep Gupta, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
Dr. Farhat Habib, IISER, Pune
Dr. Yogesh Shouche, NCCS, Pune
Dr. Prahalad, Geschickten Biosciences, Bangalore
Mr. Prasad Nirantar, BMC Software
Dr. Pradipta Bandhopadhyay, JNU, Delhi
Prof. Deepti Deobagkar, University of Pune
Mr. Amit Naik,  BMC Software
Dr. V.N.Balaji, Jubilant Biosys, Bangalore
Dr. V.K.Jayaraman, C-DAC, Pune
Dr. V.Vishwanadhan, Jubilant Biosys, Bangalore
Poster Submission and Young Speaker program
All registered participants are encouraged to make a poster presentation of their recent research activities and submit an abstract, not exceeding 250 words. The confirmation of poster selection will be notified by 20th January 2012.
Poster size should be 2ft X 3ft. Material to be required for mounting the poster will be provided by organizers.
The posters would be evaluated and the best few will be allowed for oral presentation in the “Young Speaker Program”.
Registration details and Payment method
Kindly print the form after the completion of the application process and send it with the demand draft. Kindly make your demand draft in favour of “Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)” payable at Pune. Mail the registration form with the requisite fee to the following address:
Convenor: Dr. Rajendra Joshi
Kind Attn.: Ms. Sayali Gongle
Bioinformatics Group,
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC),
Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind,
Pune – 411 007
Important Dates
Registration End 30th January 2012
DD-receipt Deadline 30th January 2012
Abstract Deadline 30th January 2012