NMBIST 2012- New Mexico BioInformatics, Science and Technology Symposium
March 22-23, 2012 at the Inn & Spa at Loretto in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Registration link is at the bottom of this page.
On behalf of the IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (NM-INBRE), we invite you to the 2012 New Mexico BioInformatics, Science and Technology (NMBIST) Symposium focusing on these areas in the study of Functional Genomics.
Now in its eighth year, NMBIST is a premier educational event for the southwest region featuring internationally renowned speakers. Each year has seen steady growth in participation, particularly among principal investigators, students and professionals. Approximately 150 registered attendees are anticipated this year. We look forward to seeing you there!
Matthew Fields Ph.D., Montana State University, Bozeman
Temporal Transcriptomic Analysis During Bio-Oil Accumulation in Phaeodactylum tricornutum
Sridhar Hannenhalli Ph. D., University of Maryland, College Park
Computational analysis of transcriptional regulation-- learning from ambiguities
Monica J. Justice Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Off to a bad start: Oncogenes that perturb hematopoietic lineage commitment initiate leukemia in the mouse
Carmen Sapienza Ph.D., Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia
Genomic and Epigenomic Bumps on the Road to Personalized Medicine
Dong Xu Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia
Large-scale prediction and analyses of protein post-translational modification sites
Brian Bothner Ph.D., Montana State University, Bozeman
Connecting “Omics” Technologies with Biology Using Chemistry
Qingshun Quinn Li Ph.D., Miami University, Oxford, OH
Transcriptome Diversity and Function Regulated by Alternative and Antisense Polyadenylation
Michele Nishiguchi Ph.D., New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
From saltwater to genes and back again: How beneficial bacteria can help decipher the evolutionary mechanisms that drive symbiosis
Brenda Andrews Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada
Exploring biological pathways and networks using yeast functional genomics
Student Speaker Award Winners
Christie Buchovecky, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX.
Suppressor screen implicates the cholesterol of biosynthesis pathway in the pathogensis of Rett Syndrome in the mouse
David Price, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Small Mosquitoes and Big Implications
Landry E. Nfonsam, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
A Genome-wide Screen for Novel Drosophila melanogaster Eye Targets Identified the Neprilysin Family Protein CG4721 and Mhc II as Essential in Drosophila Eye Development
Ali Berens, Iowa State University, Ames
Development of Next Generation Sequencing Resources to Study Behavior in Social Wasps
Monique Garcia, New Mexico Tech, Socorro
The Role of Diet in the Regulation of the Nuclear Hormone Receptor Gene NR4A2 in Rats Exhibiting Metabolic Dysfunction
CLOSED for inclusion in program: You can bring a poster with you if you want to present at poster session Thursday evening March 22.
Call for poster abstracts (250 words max) Closing date is midnight February 29, 2012 (submit as part of electronic registration - abstract upload link: upload abstract ).
Students submitting posters attend NMBIST-2012 FREE!!
To encourage participation by undergraduate and graduate students, work from any area of bioinformatics, science or technology is acceptable. Those related to the symposium theme are especially encouraged.
Poster presentations are Thursday evening, March 22, 2012. Poster Size 3' wide x 4' high.
Student speaking slots for one or two student speakers is an integral part of the symposium.To be considered for this opportunity, be sure to select yes I would like to be considered for a speaking slot on the abstract upload form. These abstracts will be independently judged and 3 to 4 winners will be selected to give a presentation of their work!
NCGR Sequencing Center Tour (After conference Friday, March 23)
We will depart via bus from the Inn at Loretto hotel between 4:30 and 5:00pm.
Venue and accommodations
A block of rooms at the Inn & Spa at Loretto have been reserved at the special rate of $110.00 per night. Reservations must be made by February 26, 2012 to receive the special rate.
Additional daily service fee of $12.00 will be added. This fee includes: housekeeping gratuities, high-speed wireless internet access, access to fitness center and pool, and local and toll free telephone calls.
Valet Parking at the hotel is $9.00 per day for overnight guests and $6.00 per day for day parking only.
Specify Code NMBIST when registering at either hotel.
Inn & Spa at Loretto, Santa Fe
211 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Reservations Toll Free 866-582-1646
Online registration directions
Reserve by 26 February to receive Inn &Spa at Loretto's discounted price.
Additional accommodations (just across the street from the Loretto) are available at:
Garrett's Desert Inn
311 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Rooms reserved are double queens
Rate: $69 + tax/night
Reserve before March 10 to receive Garrett's Desert Inn discounted price.
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