The congress with its theme Genomic Drug Discovery will approach the entire drug discovery chain from bench to bedside. Identification of targets, validation, and clinical trials are dramatically changing as a consequence of powerful genomics tools being applied in all these areas.
The congress speakers come both from the industry and academia, and they are among others Nobel Laureate (1993) Richard J. Roberts (USA), Leif Groop (Sweden), David R. Cox (USA), Peter Shaw (USA), Kari Alitalo (Finland), Robert G. Pietrusko (USA) and Ruth March (UK).
BioFinland 05 will be held at the Helsinki Fair Centre, April 26 - 27, 2005. The organizers of the congress are Finnish Bioindustries, SITRA (the Finnish National Fund for Research and Development) and Tekes (the Finnish National Technology Agency) as well as the Finnish Fair Corporation.
At the same time, an Investor Forum will be arranged for investors and companies in the bioindustry. Furthermore, there will be ChemBio Finland 05 Exhibition , which will highlight latest innovations and developments within chemical and biotechnology as well as laboratory analytics.
Reduced registration fee until February 28.
For more information on the BioFinland 05 Congress and the speakers: www.biofinland.fi
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