The annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo will be held April 27-29, 2009 at the World Trade Center in Boston, MA. Since its debut in 2002, the Expo has established itself as the premier event showcasing the myriad applications of IT and informatics to biomedical research and the drug discovery enterprise. The Expo is the perfect place to share ideas and innovation through networking, education, and recognition.
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The Expo provides the opportunity to make connections and build alliances with peers, prospects, and thought leaders. The Expo attracts a highly influential audience consisting of senior level scientists, IT professionals and Executives from organizations across the life sciences industry including Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Health Systems, Academia, Government and National Laboratories. Over 1,500 delegates representing 23 countries gather to share information and discuss enabling technologies that are driving the drug discovery process.
The Expo provides over 140 technology and scientific presentations. The program features six parallel tracks in the areas of: IT Infrastructure, Genomic Medicine, Predictive and in silico Science, Computational Chemistry, Clinical and Medical Informatics, and Health IT.
Keynote presentations will be featured by Chris Dagdigian, Founding Partner and Director of Technology, BioTeam, Inc.; Clifford Reid, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Complete Genomics, Inc.; and Eric E. Schadt, Ph.D., Executive Scientific Director, Genetics, Rosetta Inpharmatics/Merck Research Labs.
A plenary panel discussion on the exciting field of "personal genomics" will be held. Bio-IT World magazine's Editor-in-Chief, Kevin Davies Ph.D., will moderate the discussion that will feature the most outstanding scientists, physicians and commentators in the field: Robert C.
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