MARCO ISLAND, Fla.--Notwithstanding complaints about a few presentations that amounted to little more than sequencing progress reports, attendees generally agreed that G2K: Advances in Genome Biology and Technology I lived up to its slogan, "Back to Science."

The conference, which registrants commonly referred to as "the anti-Celera meeting," was held here February 5-8. The event was organized by GCorp, a nonprofit group that was established last year by the laboratory equipment company MJ Research.

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