CRG Symposium “Computational Biology of Molecular sequences”, part 1

Shortly after 9am today, the PRBB Auditorium was nearly full and ready for the start of the X CRG Annual Symposium on “Computational Biology of Molecular sequences”. With nearly 400 people registered – coming from more than 14 different countries – and 20 top speakers, the success was guaranteed. Temple Smith (Boston University) opened the symposium with his Homo sapiens-Neanderthal mystery, which nobody in the audience was able to solve. You can see his talk and those of all other speakers at the conference’s website. Michele Vendruscolo (Cambridge) summarized very well the main question of the meeting: what information are we able to extract from a sequence? … Continue reading CRG Symposium “Computational Biology of Molecular sequences”, part 1