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The Hebrew University is proud to host

Micrococcus luteus annotation Jamboree

at the Faculty of Medicine - Ein-Kerem

April 13-17, 2008

Tentative Schedule and Events:

The schedule for the annotation jamboree is as follows:

Sunday, April 13th
10:00-11:30 Dr. Victor Markowitz (LBNL) & Dr. Nikos Kyrpides (JGI)
  IMG Edu
Presentation, demonstration and questions + answers
  Rubin auditorium, 2nd floor Forchheimer building
11:30-12:30 Lunch break
12:30-14:00 Meeting of annotators with Dr. Markowitz and Dr. Kyrpides
  PC classroom #306, library building

Monday, April 14th
 8:45 Registration + coffee
 9:00 Greetings
  Prof. Mike Young, UK
  Micrococcus luteus: pre-genomics perspectives
  Rubin auditorium, 2nd floor Forchheimer building
Session I Sequencing, Genomics and Metagenomics
  Rubin auditorium, 2nd floor Forchheimer building
 9:30-11:30 Dr. Victor Markowitz (LBNL) and Dr. Nikos Kyrpides (JGI)
  IMG for annotators:
Presentation, demonstration and questions+answers
11:30-13:30 Official reception and Lunch
  Student cafeteria - Forchheimer building
Annotation I Small group work
13:30-15:30 Annotation
  PC classrooms + seminar rooms, Library +Dean +Forchheimer buildings
15:3016:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Annotation - continued
17:30 All groups meet for a short summary
  #102 seminar room, library building

Tuesday, April 15th

8:30-12:00  Meeting of the Israeli society for microbiology,
  Dr. Markowitz and Dr. Kyrpides give the plenary lecture in the event.
  Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot
12:00-13:00 Lunch at the Weizmann Institute of Science
13:00-14:00 Tour of the Weizmann Institute of Science
14:00-15:00 Seminar: Dr. Markowitz and Dr. Kyrpides
16:00 Jerusalem: Museum + tour + dinner


Wednesday, April 16th
Session II Bacterial Evolution
 9:00-12:05 Chair Prof. Charles Greenblatt, Hebrew University
  Seminar room #102, library building
  9:00-9:30 Prof. Keith Chater
John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
  Looking sideways, backwards and forward from the Streptomyces genome
  9:35-10:20 Professor Margaret Smith
University of Aberdeen, UK

  The Evolution of the Bacteriophage
 10:25-10:55 Dr. Uri Gophna
Tel-Aviv University

  Protein complexity as a barrier for horizontal gene transfer
 11:00-11:30 Dr. Johannes Sikorski
DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH Braunschweig, Germany
  Adaptation and speciation of bacteria under natural conditions in Evolution Canyon
 11:35-12:05 Dr. Oded Beja, Technion
  Metagenomics of bacterial phototrophy in the sea
 12:05-13:00 Lunch Break
Annotation II Small group work
13:00-15:30 Annotation - continued.
  PC classrooms + seminar rooms, Library +Dean +Forchheimer buildings
15:3016:00 Coffee Break
Session III Dormancy and Sporulation
  Chair and moderator Prof. Mike Young,
University of Wales, UK
  Seminar room #102, library building
 16:00- 16:30 Arseny Kaprelyants
Bakh Institute of Biochemistry, Russia
  Bacterial dormancy and "non-culturability"
 16:35-17:05 Dr. Ariel Kushmaro
Ben-Gurion University
  A Glimpse of the Uncultured Microbial Majority
17:10-17:50 Galina Mukamolova
University of Leicester, UK
  Resuscitation Promoting Factor (Rpf) The Wake-up of Dormant Tuberculosis


Thursday, April 17th

Annotation III Small group work
 9:00-12:00 Annotation - continued
  PC classrooms + seminar rooms, Library + Dean + Forchheimer buildings
12:0013:00 Lunch Break
13:00-15:00 Summation

Prof. Chuck Greenblatt and Prof. Mike Young
Looking back: Micrococcus luteus post-genomics perspectives

  #102 seminar room, library building
15:00 Tour in Jerusalem: Old city +




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