EARTH to co-host International Congress of Biocomputing and Biology Systems

Filed Under: EARTH News
Date: February 29th, 2012

This March, EARTH University will collaborate with 10 organizations to host the International Congress of Biocomputing and Biology Systems. Titled “Integrative OMICS: Molecular Medicine, Biodiversity and the Environment,” the event will cover biocomputing and biotechnology as it relates to a multitude of topics in both human health and environmental ecology. Its dynamic programming will feature lectures and plenaries for registered attendees and a variety of workshops free of charge and open to the public.

EARTH University genetics professor Ana Cristina Tamayo worked with Dr. Allan Orozco, Director of the National Biocomputing Institute of Spain and others to develop the Congress, which will feature advances in biotechnology and networking opportunities with renowned professionals from global institutions. Sponsors include the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research of Costa Rica and the Iberoamerican Program of Science and Technology for Development.

The event will take place March 28 to 30, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hotel Barcelo San José Palacio in San José, Costa Rica, with special pricing available for university students. For more information visit: or contact Marianela Castro at