Considering the reaction to February’s Advances in Genome Biology and Technology conference, Rick Wilson, co-director of Washington University’s Genome Sequence Center, pronounces the GSAC-alternative event a success.

“The only complaint I heard was that people wanted some afternoons off so they could hang on the beach,” he says. The meeting was sponsored by companies including MJ Research, Sequenom, Applied Biosystems, and Amersham Pharmacia Biotech.

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