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Cardiff University Conference Centre, Tuesday 4th - Wednesday 5th April 2006

The workshop took place at Cardiff University Conference Centre, three miles from the city centre and five minutes from the M4. See the travel page for more details.

Programme of talks

Tuesday 4th April 2006 at the University Conference Centre

12:00 - 13:00Registration and lunch
13:00 - 13:15Welcome (including overview by Ian Brewis)
13:15 - 13.45 Use and abuse of the genelist: bottlenecks in the functional analysis of microarray data (David Kipling, Cardiff)
13:45 - 14.15 Transcriptional dysregulation in Huntington's disease: of mice and men (Lesley Jones, Cardiff)
14:15 - 14.45 e-Research at Cardiff (John Oliver, Welsh e-Science Centre)
14:45 - 15:15Tea & coffee
15:15 - 16.15 From TRANSFAC to EndoNet: moving ahead from promoter analysis to systems biology (Invited speaker: Edgar Wingender, BIOBASE)
16:15 - 17:30"Speed meeting"
17:30 - 18:30Posters and wine

Evening function at The Wales Millennium Centre

See the timetable page for more details.

Wednesday 5th April 2006 at the University Conference Centre

09:00 - 09:30 The infrastructure of the Robot Scientist (Amanda Clare, Aberystwyth)
09:30 - 10:00 An ontology for biological experiments (Larisa Soldatova, Aberystwyth)
10:00 - 10:30 Mining cancer: clinical biomarkers for breast cancer (Paul Lewis, Swansea)
10:30 - 11:00Coffee & tea
11:00 - 11:30 Using sequence and 3D patterns to predict membrane protein structure and function (Jonathan Mullins and Gorka Lasso Cabrera, Swansea)
11:30 - 12:00 Sorting the wheat from the chaff: developing software that can recognise anomalies in gene sequences (Kevin Ashelford, Cardiff)
12:00 - 12:30 Linking bioinformatics and biodiversity data (Richard White, Cardiff)
12:30 - 13:30Lunch and posters
13:30 - 14:00 An integrative bioinformatics environment for cell-based assays: transforming time-lapse microscopy images into numbers (Imtiaz Khan, Cardiff) [PowerPoint version showing progressive changes in some slides (open as read-only)]
14:00 - 14:30 Use of GCMS-TOF and FT-IR spectroscopy to differentiate between animal diets in samples of plasma and faeces (Ifat Parveen, IGER)
14:30 - 15:00Discussion of meeting and future formats
15:00Meeting closes (tea & coffee available)

Related Event

The All-Wales Bioinformatics workshop was immediately followed by the The European Mathematical Genetics Meeting (EMGM) 2006 which will be held on April 6-7 in Cardiff.

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