RECOMB, Bio-IT World Bridge the Charles, But Not the Academic/Commercial Divide | GenomeWeb

BOSTON — Boston and its brainy neighbor Cambridge, Mass., served as appropriate hosts last week to conferences at opposite ends of the bioinformatics spectrum.

While academic researchers discussed the newest crop of computational biology algorithms at RECOMB 2005, held on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, their commercial counterparts were schmoozing it up trade-show style at Bio-IT World across the Charles River at Boston's Hynes Convention Center.

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