UAlbany Libraries Host Discussion
create challenges for University’s programs,
Contact: Lisa James Goldsberry (518) 437-4980
ALBANY, N.Y. (November 4, 2004) - “Bioinformatics:
What it Means for the Campus and to the Public,”
a panel discussion, will be held November 17,
2004, 4-6 p.m. in the Standish Room, New Library,
on UAlbany’s uptown campus. Discussants include
Albert Millis, chairman of the Department of
Biology, and Gregg Sapp, head of UAlbany’s Science
The University’s new Life Sciences Research
Initiative opens new multidisciplinary areas
that affect everyone. Bioinformatics comprises
the mathematical, statistical, and computing
methods that can be used to solve biological
problems, and the management of this data is
the major focus of information technology.
The panel discussion, introduced by Joan Wick-Pelletier,
dean of College of Arts and Sciences, is sponsored
by University Libraries, the Friends of the
Libraries, the College of Arts and Sciences,
and the School of Information Science and Policy.
Light refreshments will be served, and the presentation
is free and open to the public. Reservations
are suggested: RSVP (518) 442-3552 or email@example.com
by November 10.
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