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Registration Desk Hours During the Conference
Monday - 7 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday - 7 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday - 7 AM – 3:30 PM

The registration desk is open on Monday for early check-in, convenient walk-in registration, or for Tutorial check-in.

Advance Registration
To qualify for Advance Registration, online registration must be completed by 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Saving Time, Monday August 2, 2010. Registration forms and payment by mail must be received by Monday, August 2, 2010. Late Registration fees apply thereafter.

Registration Fees
The student rate is available only to students enrolled in accredited degree programs at the undergraduate or graduate level. We regret that postdocs and attendees at continuing education or extension programs, or correspondence schools are not eligible to receive student discount rates. If you claim the student rate, please specify the institution that you are attending on the registration form, and bring with you evidence of current enrollment (Spring, Summer, or Fall Term 2010). You will be asked to show your evidence at the registration desk.

Group registrations are available an a limited, first come first served basis. A minimum of five people are required to form a group. You must assemble your own group; CSB2010 will NOT organize your group. Send your group information by email to and you will be given a group discount code for use with the online registration.

All fees are in US dollars. You can use VISA, MasterCard, AmEX, or PayPal to register online.

Mail registration may be paid by company or personal checks or money orders which must be in US Dollars drawn on US banks. Personal checks are subject to delay of 1 to 2 weeks until the check clears the bank. Make checks payable to "LSS" and send to:

     Life Sciences Society - Registration
     160 Redland Road
     Woodside, CA 94062 USA

A downloadable registration form (PDF) is available to mail with your check.

Conference (August 17–18, 2010) Registration

Advance Registration until
August 2, 2010
Late Registration starting
August 2, 2010
Regular $600 $700
Student $200 $250
Group (students) $150 $160
Group (all others) $300 $320

Conference Registration Includes:
• One CD of the conference proceedings and the poster abstracts
• Admission to the technical and poster sessions
• Lunches and Coffee Breaks on August 17 and 18
• Dinner on August 17

Tutorials (August 16, 2010) Registration

Advance Registration until
August 2, 2010
Late Registration starting
August 2, 2010
Conference Attendees $150 $200
Non-conference Attendees $200 $230
Group (students)
$100 $100

Topics (See Tutorials page for details):
• "Asking translational research questions using ontology enrichment analysis"
Nigam Shah - Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, Stanford University
• "Systems Biology in Epigenetic Regulation"
Yunlong Liu, Pearlly Yan, Kun Huang - Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Indiana University School of Medicine
• "Bioinformatics workflows on the cloud with Unipro UGENE"
Mikhail Fursov, Ivan Efremov - Center of Information Technolgies UNIPRO, Novosibirsk
Konstantin Okonechnikov - Novosibirsk State University
• "Integrated Genomic Analysis and Visualization Using the UCSC Cancer Genomics Browser"
Steve Benz - University of California, Santa Cruz

Tutorial registration includes:
• Choice of AM and PM sessions (registration for specific sessions is not required)
• Notes/supplemental material for the tutorials will be electronic. Extra extension cords for laptop power and wireless guest accounts for downloads will be provided.
• Coffee breaks during each tutorial session
• Lunch (includes students attending one session only)

Wire Transfers
Wire Transfers are an additional service; a processing fee of $50 is required and must be received by August 2, 2010. For bank transfer information, send an email to

Invitation Letters
Visa letters should be requested at the same time as registration. Only confirmed and paid registrations will be sent invitation letters. As visas can take several weeks or longer to obtain, we encourage our international attendees to register as early as possible.

Registration Confirmation
Online registrations will be confirmed by email as soon as your credit card company approves the charges. Mail registrations will be confirmed within 48 hours of receiving your registration. If you do not receive confirmation, please email us at

• A $50 fee applies to all cancellations.
• Cancellations must be requested by email ( by August 2, 2010.
• Send substitution requests with the name of the replacement to

Additional copies of Conference Proceedings (CD) will be available only to attendees/registrants at the conference registration desk.

Special Assistance
Please email tplummer@buckinstitute to request accommodations for people with disabilities and for accessibility needs. We will address these requests on a case-by-case basis.



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