Bioinformatics on the Frontier: 1,500 Descend on Edmonton for ISMB 2002 | GenomeWeb

Edmonton’s history as a rough-and-tumble northern Alberta outpost made it a fitting — albeit damp and chilly — host city for this year’s Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference. The tenth annual ISMB meeting, held August 3-7, was the largest bioinformatics symposium ever, according to conference organizers, but the rapid expansion of the field was evident in ways far beyond the record-breaking attendance of 1,500.

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