September 19, 2007

2nd Annual DREAM Conference

The 2nd Annual DREAM (Dialogue for Reverse Engineering Assessments and Methods) conference has been announced and will be held December 3 and 4, 2007 at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York, NY.

The conference will feature several speakers including: Tim Gardner, Ravi Iyengar, Fritz Roth, Chris Sander, Ron Shamir, Ilya Shmulevich, Mike Snyder, Peter Sorger, Ioannis Xenarios; as well as a presentation of accepted papers.

Also to be discussed will be the DREAM Challenge, which consists of 5 separate challenges composed of one or more datasets which participants used to generate predictions as to the best possible network from which the data originated. All predictions and results will be disclosed at the conference.

Update, February 28, 2008: For a report on this conference, see the New York Academy of Sciences eBriefing, Educated Guesses: The Second Dialogue on Reverse Engineering Assessment and Methods (DREAM).