Deadline for CFEG Retreat/Workshop is Friday September 24th.
Registration is free. A catered continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
You are invited to a retreat/workshop hosted by the newly-created UWM Center
for Functional and Environmental Genomics to be held at the UWM Hefter Conference
Center (3271 N. Lake Drive) on October 23,
2004. The mission of the Center for Functional and Environmental Genomics (CFEG)
is to foster a scholarly environment for the intellectual interaction among
biologists, chemists, mathematicians, computer scientists and engineers at
UWM, The WATER Institute and neighboring universities. CFEG investigators using
genomic and bioinformatic approaches to address integrated biological questions
in genetics, environmental science, ecology, evolution, and biotechnology will
have the opportunity to interact on a regular basis through frequent meetings,
seminars and symposia.
of this retreat/workshop is bring together Faculty, Academic Staff, Graduate
Students and Postdoctoral Fellows interested in genomics and bioinformatics
in order to promote broad-based intellectual interactions. The morning
program will include 10-15 minute research presentations by faculty and
staff. The afternoon program will consist of a poster session and panel
discussions. A catered continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
retreat/workshop is open to interested PIs and members of their laboratory
actively pursuing independent research projects. Feel free to pass
this message to members of your laboratory. Registration is free. Contact
Mike Carvan at for
registration information. The deadline for registering is September
24th. On the registration site, PIs will be asked if they are willing
to give a short oral presentation and/or poster (one poster per laboratory)
discussing their research to a broad audience. PIs will also be asked
to provide a title for their presentations. Space is limited and preference
will be given for early registrants.
you in advance for your interest in this workshop and we look forward
to a stimulating and rewarding experience.
Great Lakes WATER Institute
Department of Biological Sciences