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The workshop on Statistics in Genomics and Proteomics is being organized by the Centre of Statistics and Applications, University of Lisbon (CEAUL), and International Centre of Mathematics (CIM).

Conference Chairman:
  Wolfgang Urfer, Dortmund University, Germany

Scientific Committee:
  Wolfgang Urfer, Dortmund University, Germany
  Terry Speed, Department of Statistics, University of California
  M. Antónia Amaral Turkman, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  Luisa Loura, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Local Organizing Committee:
  M. Antónia Amaral Turkman, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  Kamil Feridun Turkman, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  Lisete Sousa, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  Luzia Gonçalves, New University of Lisbon, Portugal

Objectives and the Preliminary Scientific Programme:
The workshop will aim to bring together the leading researchers in the areas of statistics in genomics and proteomics, to describe the state of the art and also to present problems that will change the next generation of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics researchers.

The workshop will have 7 Keynote speakers and 5 Invited speakers (from Portugal) on topics which are at the forefront of research. The main areas of the workshop are:

  • Analysis of Gene Expression Data
  • Regulatory Networks
  • Statistical Proteomics
  • Physical Mapping
  • Phylogenetics and Evolutionary Genomics

List of Keynote speakers will include:
  Terry Speed, Department of Statistics, University of California, USA
  Dirk Husmeier, Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland SCRI, UK
  Ruedi Aebersold, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, USA
  Sophie Schbath, Institut National de la Reserche Agrononique, Unité Mathématique, Informatique & Génome, France
  Korbinian Strimmer, Department of Statistics, University of Munich, Germany
  Chris Cannings, Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, UK
  Simon Tavaré, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South California, USA

List of Invited speakers will include:
  Margarida Amaral, University of Lisbon, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and National Institute of Health, Lisbon
  Líbia Zé-Zé, University of Lisbon, Sequencing Unit, ICAT
  Pedro Fernandes, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras
  Rogério Tenreiro, University of Lisbon, Department of Plant Biology
  Mário Silva, Universidade de Lisboa, Departamento de Informática

A limited number of contributed presentations will be accepted. Those interested should download, print, complete and mail the registration form.

Confirmed Sponsors:
  International Centre of Mathematics (CIM).
  Centre of Statistics and Applications, University of Lisbon (CEAUL)
  National Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) of Portugal
  Department of Statistics and Operations Research (DEIO), University of Lisbon
   Project MEDAG, POCTI/MAT/44082/2002 (FCT)
   Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (FCUL)
  Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (http://www.gulbenkian.pt/home.asp)
  British Council Portugal (http://www.pt.britishcouncil.org/)
 
L'Ambassade de France au Portugal (http://www.ambafrance-pt.org/)
  Fundação Luso Americana (http://www.flad.pt/)
 
Banco Espírito Santo (http://www.bes.pt