The Pittsburgh Conference announces, "DNA Sequencing: From the Early Days of Sanger Sequencing to the Human Genome Project" as the focus of the nineteenth James L. Waters Annual Symposium which recognizes pioneers in the development of analytical instrumentation.

The 2008 Waters Symposium will be presented at Pittcon 2008 (March 1- 7, 2008) in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Room 276 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Monday, March 3, 2008, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

The 19th Waters Annual Symposium recognizes the important technological contribution DNA sequencing has made toward enabling the transformation of modern life sciences and the human genome project.