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BIOT-2011: 8th Annual Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium

2011/10/20

The Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at UTMDACC, in collaboration with Rice University, co-hosted the The 8th Annual Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (BIOT-2011).

The Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, in collaboration with Rice University, co-hosted the The 8th Annual Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (BIOT-2011). The Symposium's objective was to bring together leading researchers in all disciplines that apply computational methodologies to problems in biotechnology and bioinformatics, and to showcase state-of-the-art research and development activities in areas such genome sequencing and annotation, functional and computational genomics, transcriptomics, and the analysis of high-throughput data, among many others. The Symposium brought together scientists in multiple disciplines such as computer scientists, engineers, and researchers from biotechnology, bioinformatics, and the medical research community with the aim of promoting future interdisciplinary activity and research in these areas.