Sponsors

Sponsors

The University of Tokyo Global COE Program
  We propose to establish a center of excellence (COE) for educating graduate students in high-throughput biology, bioinformatics and high-performance computing, so that they will be leaders in the era of the Genome Big Bang.
Beijing Genomics Institute
  BGI (formerly known as Beijing Genomics Institute) was founded in Beijing on Sept 9th, 1999 with the mission of supporting the development of science and technology, building strong research teams, and promoting the development of scientific partnership in genomics field.
the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information
  KISTI is specialized institute providing STI services to the public to promote national competitiveness in science and technology by actively challenging rapidly changing world paradigm. KISTI will establish advanced R&D supporting infrastructure to promote national R&D productivity.
Daejeon Convention & Visitiors Bureau
  The Daejeon Convention and Visitors Bureau offers an all encompassing service from planning to execution for all your convention, exhibition and event needs. Together with our professional partners, which include international meeting planners, hotels, publishing companies, and travel agents, we aim to provide you top-class services under one roof
University of Science & Technology
  UST cultivates excelent professionals with Ph.D. and Master’s degrees for government sponsored research institutes with highly advanced research facilities and practical on-site training programs.
Korean Bioinformation Center
  The Korean Bioinformation Center (KOBIC) is the national research center for bioinformatics which plays a key role in various areas such as genomics, proteomics, systems biology, and personalized medicine. we are also responsible for the integration and management of bioresource and biodiversity information from various research labs and institutions across the country. KOBIC provides a centralized data access portal to promote data sharing and utilization among research groups. In an effort to support bioinformatics and genomics research in Korea, we develop numerous bioinformatics algorithms and applications.

National Tsing Hua University
  National Tsing Hua University has a long and proud history.First established as the Tsing Hua Academy at Tsing Hua Garden in Beijing in 1911, the Academy was renamed as National Tsing Hua University in 1928 as its curricula expanded to that of a full-fledged university. In 1956, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) was reinstalled on its current campus in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
  Since its reinstallation, NTHU has developed from an institute focusing on Nuclear Science and Technology to that of a comprehensive research university offering degrees programs ranging from baccalaureate to doctorate in science, technology, engineering, humanities and social sciences, as well as management. NTHU has been consistently ranked as one of the premier universities in Taiwan and is widely recognized as the best incubator for future leaders in industries as well as academics


Hankyoreh Media Group 
  The “Hankyoreh” is an independent newspaper established in 1988 by journalist who had dreamed of a genuinely independent newspaper. The newspaper is committed to journalistic freedom, democracy, peaceful coexistence and national reconciliation. The propelling force of its establishment, journalists fighting the military dictatorship, often faced depression. The “Hankyoreh” is the first newspaper that made public its progressive editorial stance, having great impact on a Korean society that had become used to monolithic conservatism. The newspaper’s financially humble, popular beginnings are part of its legacy and is currently one of the most beloved newspapers read by the citizens of Korea.

Yonsei University
Being the oldest private university in Korea, Yonsei University was first established in 1885 by Christian missionaries. Our mission is to educate leaders who will contribute to humanity in the spirit of “truth and freedom.” The 300,000 Yonsei alumni who take this calling to heart can be found manifesting this proud spirit from leadership positions around the world.