BLACKSBURG, Oct. 21, 2002 - Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) Director Bruno Sobral presented and co-chaired a session at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Toxicogenomics and Proteomics. He was invited by the Department of Defense’s Soldier Biological and Chemical Command (SBCCOM). The workshop was held from October 16-20, 2002, at the Castle Stiren in Prague, Czech Republic. Sobral discussed bioinformatics and its applications to toxicogenomics.

The workshop’s focus, toxicogenomics and proteomics, is an exciting new scientific area with important, far-reaching implications for medicine, public health, and military toxicology. IOS Press will publish conference proceedings that include each speaker’s presentation. “It was very exciting to represent VBI’s cutting-edge research at such a respected venue,” said Sobral.

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Published by Public Relations, October 20, 2002