NETTAB - Network Tools and Applications in Biology - 2001
Towards a Bioinformatics Integrated Network Environment

May 17th - 18th, 2001, Advanced Biotechnology Center, Genoa, Italy

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Telematics Applications in Biotechnology

Biotechnology Department
National Cancer Research Institute - Genova


The Call is closed


Accepted contributions will have to send a short paper (3 to 5 A4 pages) for the Abstracts Book within May 1st, 2001 by email only to info at nettab dot org.

Type of contributions

The following types of contributions were admitted:

  • Posters and oral communications
    Posters will be displayed in the foyer of the Advanced Biotechnology Center. See detailed programme for mounting and poster session times.
    The list of posters is now available. A limited number of posters will be selected and admitted to the Oral Communications Session on Friday 18th.
  • Demo of clients/servers applications
    A demo session will be held on the 18th. A computer room will be available for demonstrating bioinformatics related network applications based on CORBA and XML clients and servers.
    The list of demonstrated softwares will soon be available.
  • Communications from companies
    A session will be devoted to the presentation of proprietary softwares developed by companies. The list of communications will soon be available.


Topics of the workshop are the following:

  • Emerging network standards and their application in the integration of distributed environments. E.g., CORBA, XML. Related facilities and services.
  • New standards, servers, clients and applications in the field of molecular biology and biotechnology, with emphasis on bioinformatics. Role of ontologies in biology.
  • Use of programming languages for the exploitation of the integration of distributed databases and software: Perl, Java, Python and other "open source" languages. Software libraries for bioinformatics applications.
  • Integrated systems and software, SRS implementations.

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