Bioinformatics for the management, analysis and interpretation of microarray data

November 27 - 28, 2003, CINECA, Bologna, Italy

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NETTAB Workshop Secretary,
National Cancer Research Institute,
Largo Rosanna Benzi 10,
I-16132 Genova, Italy

Email: info at nettab dot org
FAX: +39-010-5737295

Tutorials will be held on November 27, 2003 at 10:00 AM.
The workshop will begin on November 27, 2003 at 2:00 PM
and close on November 28, at 1:00 PM.

CINECA InterUniversity Consortium,
Via Magnanelli, 6/3
Casalecchio di Reno, Bologna, Italy.

Please, see the related map in PowerPoint format, with directions to/from Bologna and useful telephone numbers.

How to reach Bologna
Bologna is located at 11°20 E, 44°28 N, GMT +1.

Bologna airport "G. Marconi" has direct international flights to/from Amsterdam, Barcellona, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Lyon, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Munich, Oporto, Paris, Prague, Tirana and Wien.
It is also connected with many italian airports, including Milan Malpensa, Rome and Turin.
Bologna is only 2 hours from Milan and about 3 hours from Rome by train.

How to reach CINECA
CINECA is situated in the industrial area of Casalecchio di Reno, east of Bologna. Its address is:
Via Magnanelli, 6/3
40033 Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna)

Detailed directions for reaching CINECA by car, train and bus from Bologna town center and from Bologna airport are available at the CINECA web site.
Please, see the related map in PowerPoint format, with directions to/from Bologna and useful telephone numbers.

Invited speakers

  • Raffaele Calogero (University of Turin, IT), Steffen Durinck (EBI, UK), Rani Elkon (Tel Aviv University, IL), Dave Hancock (University of Manchester, UK), Misha Kapushesky (EBI, UK), Lara Lusa (Istituto Tumori Milano, IT), Marco Muselli (National Research Council, IT), Philippe Rocca-Serra (EBI, UK), Susanna Sansone (EBI, UK), Mike Taussig (Babraham Institute, UK), Stefano Volinia (University of Ferrara, IT).

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Participation fees

Discounts are available for students, members of ISCB (International Society for Computational Biology), GCB (Gruppo Cooperazione Bioinformatica) and other selected scientific societies that will be announced.
The same discount rate applies to partners of the HRBC Genomics Network.

  • Academic: 150 Euro (students, ISCB and GCB members 135 Euro)
  • Non-academic: 350 Euro (students, ISCB and GCB members 315 Euro)

Information is available on-line for becoming ISCB regular and corporate members. Relative fees are also available on-line.

Hotels in Casalecchio di Reno and Bologna

Hotels cannot be booked through the Secretariat of the Workshop.
A list of recommended hotels which can be booked at an agreed reduced price is available here. When booking, please refer always to the price agreed with CINECA for the NETTAB 2003 workshop.
A full list of hotels and Bed and Breakfast (B&B) solutions in Casalecchio di Reno is available in the web site of the municipality.

Useful and interesting external links

Bologna is a very old town, certainly worth a visit. See the following links:
  • The University of Bologna gives many interesting informations about the hystory of the university and the city. You can also find a cartography of Bologna.
  • Discovering Bologna is a service offered by Assessorato al Turismo, Comune di Bologna.
  • With GiraBologna you can make a virtual and interactive visit to Bologna.
  • Art and Science museums.

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