ISMB 2010 On-line registration will close Monday, July 5 (Midnight, Eastern Time). Registrations can still be accepted at the conference registration desk at the Hynes Convention Center, 200 Level, Hall C, Pre function space
Registration Desk Hours:
Registration Desk Hours – July 8 – 13
Hynes Convention Center – 200 Level – Hall C Pre-function Space
Registration Desk Hours (MGED) July 14 - 15
Hynes Convention Center – 300 Level – Outside Room 302/304
Online registration is available now at: https://www.cteusa.com/ismb2010/
New for 2010!
Group Registration: Register 6 and Receive one complimentary registration free - a minimum value of $500*
Register 6 delegates and receive one free ISMB conference registration!! Individuals from the same lab or organization have an opportunity to receive a complimentary 7th conference registration free when registering as a group.
*The complimentary registration is applicable to the lowest priced registration fee from the group at the Early Bird Discounted Rate. Registration is for the main conference and does not include additional registration options (ie. Tutorials, SIGs, etc.)
Optional Registration Items at Additional Fees
*Please note - A CD of the conference proceedings will be given to each delegate. The proceedings will also be available as an open access, online-only issue of Bioinformatics. The conference proceedings will not be available in print. Delegates wanting printed copies of papers are encouraged to print the papers they are interested in prior to the conference by accessing the on-line proceedings. Details for accessing the online version will be posted on the conference home page on or after June 10, 2010.
ISCB MEMBERSHIP ( ISCB Membership Fee Chart available here)
NON-MEMBERS OF ISCB: Non-members will be able to join ISCB through the on-line conference registration system and immediately receive member rates for ISMB 2010. You can either join when you register for the conference or you can join directly with ISCB here: http://www.iscb.org/membership.shtml and then immediately register for ISMB at the member rates.
ISCB MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL: If your ISCB membership is not current or will expire on or before July 13, 2010, you will be offered an opportunity to renew your membership as part of your registration fees through the online system.
To register via fax or mail, please print out the paper form here and complete the information and fax or mail to CTE USA:
ISMB 2010 conference fees are charged in United States dollars.
The following credit cards are accepted for registration: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, and Visa.
Invitation letters required for visa applications will be sent with your confirmation after registration and full payment have been received. You must be registered and paid-in-ful for the conference in order to receive an invitation letter.
For further information write to
The following parallel program options may affect the way you choose to register for optional items:
OPTIONAL REGISTRATION ITEMS AT ADDITIONAL FEES
STUDENT COUNCIL SYMPOSIUM (SCS6)
Student Council Symposium (Friday, July 9)
The 6th ISCB Student Council Symposium is a student-organized event featuring keynote lectures, oral presentations and a poster session. In addition to previous years, a career event will be organized with a variety of distinguished speakers from industry and academia. The Symposium is tailored mainly to undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-docs in computational biology and related disciplines.
The Student Council Symposium is a forum for students and young researchers in the fields of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Participants will have the opportunity to present their work to an international audience, build a network within the computational biology community and develop important soft skills in an environment that fosters exchange of ideas and knowledge.
The Student Council registration fee includes morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch.
Note: Student Council Symposium registrants are not required to register as delegates for the ISMB 2010 conference to attend SCS6.
3Dsig - Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10
Note: Registrants are not required to register as delegates for the ISMB 2010 conference to attend a Satellite Meeting. You may select "Satellite only" to register just for the 3Dsig. The MGED Satellite Meeting following the main ISMB conference has one pricing structure for all MGED attendees. Satellite Meeting registration does not allow access to the SIG Meetings. Delegates wishing to attend portions of the Satellite Meeting and portions of one or more SIGs must register for both events.
3Dsig Satellite Meeting
3Dsig Satellite Meeting
(for Delegates also registering for ISMB 2010)
3Dsig Satellite Meeting Only
3Dsig Evening Session and Dinner
On Friday, July 9, the 3Dsig will host an evening dinner including a panel discussion and keynote speaker, both on a central topic to Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics. This session is included in the 3Dsig Satellite registration. Other SIG delegates wanting to attend this 3Dsig session can do so for an additional registration price of $75.00. Additional evening sessions tickets are available for purchase when registering online.
The panel discussion will include audience participation, informal round-table discussions and interactions over dinner. For further details on 3Dsig Satellite Meeting see http://bcb.med.usherbrooke.ca/3dsig10/
MGED Satellite Meeting
The registration fee for the MGED Satellite Meeting includes afternoon keynote talks (shared with ISMB) and opening reception (held in conjunction with the ISMB closing reception) on Tuesday, July 13, and daily continental breakfast and lunch on July 14 and July 15. Each Satellite Meeting participant will receive a meeting notes booklet. The Satellite Meeting will be held at the Hynes Convention Center. Delegates can also register for MGED tutorials during online registration.
MGED Tutorial 1: $75.00 – Deep Sequencing Analysis (Steffen Durinck, UC Berkeley; Cole Trapnell, UMCP; Angela Brooks, UC Berkeley)
MGED Tutorial 2: $75.00 – RNA-seq data analysis using R and Bioconductor (Angela Goncalves and Gabriella Rustici, EBI, UK)
MGED Tutorial 3: $25.00 – Meta-analysis of Genomic Data (Aedin Culhane, DFCI: Misha Kapushesky, EBI; Kasper Lage, MGH; Soumya Raychaudhuri, Broad)
MGED Tutorial 4: $25.00 – MAGE-TAB + Annotare Tutorial (Ravi Shankar, Stanford and Helen Parkinson, EBI) - (Cancelled)
For All Delegates - MGED Satellite Meeting
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP MEETINGS (SIGs)
ISMB 2010 will host one-day and two-day Special Interest Group meetings on Friday, July 9, and Saturday, July 10, prior to the conference.
Note: SIG Registrants are not required to register for the ISMB 2010 conference to attend a SIG meeting. You may select "SIG only" to register only for a SIG.
Registering for a SIG allows you to move freely between all SIGs that take place at the same time as the meeting for which you are registered, to the extent that the room capacities can accommodate. SIG registration does not allow access to the Satellite Meeting.
Each SIG participant will receive a booklet that includes handouts from all SIGs. Lunch is included in the SIG fee.
Please register for the SIG in which you are most interested so that we can assign SIGs to larger and smaller rooms as appropriate. All SIG meetings will be held at the Hynes Convention Center.
NOTE: One-Day SIG registrants are able to participate in SIG meetings exclusively on the day for which they have registered, unless registered for two one-day SIG meetings.
1-Day SIG Pre-Conference (Friday, July 9 or Saturday, July 10)
Friday, July 9, 2010
Saturday, July 10, 2010
1-Day SIG (Friday, July 9 or Saturday, July 10) (for Delegates also registering for ISMB 2010)
1-Day SIG-Only (Friday, July 9 or Saturday, July 10)
NOTE: One-day SIG registrants must also register for ISMB 2010 if wanting to participate in any of the main conference sessions. SIG-only registration does not include ISMB 2010 registration.
2-Day SIG (Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10)
(for Delegates also registering for ISMB 2010)
2-Day SIG-Only (Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10)
ISMB delegates are invited to register for one or two 1/2-day optional tutorials. There are five (5) concurrent sessions in the morning and four (4) concurrent sessions in the afternoon. Tutorial fee includes one hard-copy of the tutorial notes of the tutorial presentation registered for, plus one CD which includes notes from all tutorials. Lunch is included in registration fee for delegates registering for two tutorials.
Delegates registering for only one tutorial have the option to purchase a $30.00 lunch ticket during online registration.
Tutorial Sessions (Saturday, July 10)
Note: You must be registered for the ISMB 2010 conference to attend a tutorial with the exception of:
DISCOVER BOSTON ORIENTEERING EVENT & ICEBREAKER
Discover Boston by joining other conference attendees in exploring this historic city including parts of the Freedom Trail and the Boston Gardens/Boston Commons. This event has proven to be a great way to meet other attendees. (Friday, July 9, 6:00 p.m.)
All ISMB 2010 registrants will receive one copy of the proceedings on CD, and all tutorial participants will receive one copy of the tutorial notes on CD. Additional copies are available for the following fees:
Conference delegates can purchase an ISMB 2010 Conference T-shirt during online registration. T-shirts can be ordered only until May 28, 2010 at a cost of $10.00
The organizers have contracted a block of guest rooms at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. The hotel is directly connected to the Hynes Convention Center, which is ideally situated in the heart of Boston. Serving as the Headquarters Hotel, the Sheraton Boston Hotel is offering discounted rates specifically for ISMB 2010 delegates. Delegates should book their hotel directly with the hotel.
ATTENTION ALL ATTENDEES
Electronic Conference Proceedings Only:
Wireless internet services will be available throughout the conference facility, and a limited number of computer stations will be available for online viewing.
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS TO BOSTON
All international visitors, regardless of country of origin, must present a passport when entering the United States, and in many cases an entry visa is also required.
It is essential that delegates arriving from outside the US have a valid passport with expiration at least six months after the planned date of entry, and any other required travel documents such as an entry visa. Please ensure that you allow enough time to apply for an entry visa should one be required for your arrival and participation at ISMB 2010 in Boston. Paid registration must be received by ISMB 2010 before a visa letter can be provided, so early registration is suggested for all delegates requiring an entry visa.
Details are available on a number of websites including:
Travel to the USA
A guide to International travel is available here:
Visiting the USA:
ISCB and the ISMB 2010 conference organizers assume no responsibility for the accuracy of information on any of the above websites, and encourage you to communicate directly with the US Embassy or US Consulate office that services your particular needs for entry into the United States.
Request for registration cancellation must be made in writing and sent to:
Telephone: 847-759-4269 (M-F 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CDT; no cancellations accepted by phone)
All refunds, in US dollars, will be processed and mailed following the ISMB 2010 Conference.
Refunds will be made in accordance with the following schedule.