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Genome Technology s Conference and Events Calendar: Mar 28, 2005

NEW YORK, March 28 (GenomeWeb News) - Following is a list of conferences and other events scheduled to take place over the next two weeks. For a complete list of events, read Genome Technology, a GenomeWeb News sister publication.


March 28 GRANT DEADLINE. Due date for NSF "Assembling the Tree of Life" program opportunity, the goal of which is to establish phylogeny for 1.7 million species. NSF expects to dole out $14 million in FY 2005 and $15 million in FY 2006.

March 30 CONFERENCE. The 46th annual Drosophila Research Conference, a five-day event sponsored by the Genetics Society of America, will be held in San Diego.]

April 3 CONFERENCE. The spring meeting of the  Analytical and Life Science Systems Association, held in Palm Beachthis year, will assess pharma and biotech industries in transition.


April 5 CONFERENCE. To be held at the South San FranciscoConferenceCenterEmTech 2005: Emerging Technologies for Drug Discovery will feature free access to the exhibition and "technology spotlight" presentations.


April 4 DEADLINE. Submission deadline for posters and talks,  Chips to Hits.


April 5 USER GROUP/VENDOR MEETINGS.  Applied Biosystems training courses begin for fast and real-time PCR in Switzerland, and Germany.


April 8 CONFERENCE. Matthias Mannand Catherine Costello are organizers of the upcoming Keystone Symposia on Proteomics and Bioinformatics, to be held in Keystone, Col.


April 10 SYMPOSIUM. SMBM 2005, the first symposium on semantic mining in biomedicine, will be held at the  European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge, UK.

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Transcriptomic, Epigenetic Study Appears to Explain Anti-Viral Effects of TB Vaccine

Researchers report in Science Advances on an interferon signature and long-term shifts in monocyte cell DNA methylation in Bacille Calmette-Guérin-vaccinated infant samples.

DNA Storage Method Taps Into Gene Editing Technology

With a dual-plasmid system informed by gene editing, researchers re-wrote DNA sequences in E. coli to store Charles Dickens prose over hundreds of generations, as they recount in Science Advances.

Researchers Model Microbiome Dynamics in Effort to Understand Chronic Human Conditions

Investigators demonstrate in PLOS Computational Biology a computational method for following microbiome dynamics in the absence of longitudinally collected samples.

New Study Highlights Role of Genetics in ADHD

Researchers report in Nature Genetics on differences in genetic architecture between ADHD affecting children versus ADHD that persists into adulthood or is diagnosed in adults.