Annelyse Thevenin argues that the best approach to calculating breakpoint distance between two genomes with duplicate genes is by using Pseudo-Boolean Programming.
Talk by Mathieu Lajoie about "Evolution of Tandemly Arrayed Genes in Mulitple Species"
Talk by Yuhong Guo about "Learning Gene Regulatory Networks via Globally Regularized Risk Mimimization"
Talk by Max Aleksyev about "Multi-Break Rearrangements: From Circular to Linear Genomes"
Talk by Cedric Chauve about "Inferring a Duplication, Speciation and Loss History from a Gene Tree"
A Keynote Talk by Michael Eisen about "Function and Evolution of Regions Bound by Drosophila Transcription Factors"
Afternoon Keynote by Blake Ross
A discussion with Brian Dear from Eventful.com, Seth Greenberg from Intuit.com and Turbotax, and Seth Sternberg from Meebo.com on Web 2.0, online enterpreneurship, user communities, advertising, technology and communication.
Market Research Workshop by Gail Naughton