Concurrent with the poster sessions, there will be two receptions on Days 1 and 2. The receptions were kindly sponsored by the journals
Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation and Bioinformatics, from Oxford University Press.
The Biocuration 2012 conference will overlap with the 100th Anniversary of the Cherry Blossom festival in Washington, D.C.
The peak bloom date around the Tidal Basin
is predicted to be from March 21st to April 4th. Centennial celebrations
will last from March 20th to April 27th, featuring over 200 international cultural events.
For more information about the festival, please go to the National Cherry Blossom Festival home page.