Up on Cold Spring Harbor's website are interviews of genome honchos, including Michael Ashburner, Richard Gibbs, and Rick Myers, among others. Listen to these "Genome Chats" to hear their take on the current Biology of Genomes meeting and reminisce about meetings past, as well as discuss trends in their field and their own work. (And don't miss GenomeWeb's own Andrea Anderson, who conducted some of the interviews.)


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