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Purdue University
Vice President, Office of Research
Bioinformatics Core


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Indiana University
University Information Technology Services
Department of Biology
School of Informatics and Computing
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University of Michigan, Dept of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

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The Research Division
of Ohio University
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Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Eck Institute for Global Health
Complex Networks Lab
University of Notre Dame


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Cincinnati Childrens’s Hospital Medical Center
Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of Cincinnati


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Faculty of 1000


BEST PAPER AWARD SPONSOR:


Springer


INDUSTRY SPONSOR:



University of Michigan Bioinformatics Core
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PerkinElmer


GENERAL SPONSOR:


Purdue University

Agricultural Research

ISMB 2014: Information for SIGs and Satellite Meetings
SIG and SM Deadlines and Information

Boston, Massachusetts
July 11 – 15, 2014


-->Special Interest Groups (SIGs):

4th Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis)
URL: www.biovis.net
Date: July 11-12, 2014

BioVis 2014 is the premier venue that brings together the visualization, bioinformatics, and biology communities to explore the application of visualization research to life science problems and to demonstrate the state of the art in the field. Highlights include

  • a keynote by Tamara Munzner
  • primer and challenges talks by field experts
  • paper and poster presentations
  • data- and redesign contests
  • perfect networking opportunities
  • a “bring your own problem speed-dating” session, where life scientists can bring their own problems to discuss with visualization experts

Call for Participation in the 4th Symposium on Biological Data Visualization at ISMB 2014. Papers are due March 1 and posters are due by May 24, 2014
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The Automated Function Prediction Special Interest Group (AFP-SIG)
URL: http://biofunctionprediction.org
Date: July 11 & 12, 2014

The mission of the Automated Function Prediction Special Interest Group (AFP-SIG) is to bring together computational biologists, experimental biologists, and biocurators who are dealing with the important problem of gene and gene product function prediction, to share ideas and create collaborations.

Deadline for Submitting Abstracts: April 18, 2014
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BioLINK SIG: Supporting Bioscience through Text Mining
URL: http://biolinksig.org/biolink-2014/
Date: Friday, July 11 (General BioLINK SIG meeting) & Saturday, July 12 (Special session, joint with BioOntologies: Phenotype Day)

We hope to attract research to this SIG meeting that directly integrates text mining into computational methods addressing biological problems, and will dedicate part of the workshop specifically to the role of text mining for automated function prediction and genetic variant interpretation.

Submissions Deadline: April 11, 2014
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Bio-Ontologies Special Interest Group meeting
URL: http://www.bio-ontologies.org.uk/
Date: July 11 and July 12

The Bio-Ontologies SIG is a forum to present the most innovative research in the application of ontologies and the organisation, presentation and dissemination of knowledge in biomedicine and the life sciences.

We invite three types of submissions. Short papers (4 pages), Posters and Flash updates (1 page), deadline: April 11, 2014
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The 15th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2014)
URL: www.open-bio.org/wiki/BOSC_2014
Date: July 11-12, 2014

BOSC covers the wide range of open source bioinformatics projects that have been successfully developed and adopted by the community, and encompasses the growing movement of Open Science, with its focus on transparency, reproducibility, and data provenance.

Deadline for submission of abstracts for talks: April 4 and Deadline for submission of abstracts for posters: May 15
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HitSEQ: High Throughput Sequencing Algorithms & Applications
URL: http://hitseq.org/
Date: July 11 & 12, 2014

HiTSeq provides a forum for in depth presentations of novel algorithms, analysis methods, and applications in multiple areas of biology that HTS is transforming.

Full paper submission deadline: April 6, 2014
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Integrative RNA Biology - SIG (IRB-SIG)
http://www.irbgroup.org/irb-sig-14/
Date: July 11, 2014

In this meeting we aim to bring computational experts attending ISMB together with world experts in the fields of RNA processing and non-coding RNAs to discuss recent advances in RNA biology and related computational and experimental methodology.
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Mass Spectrometry SIG (MS-SIG)
URL: http://igenomed2.stanford.edu/BeyondProteomics_2014/
Date: July 12, 2014

MS-SIG aims to bring together experts from the global research community to discuss current progress and challenges in the field of mass spectrometry based proteomics and computational biology.

Abstract submission deadline is March 14, 2014 and May 12, 2014
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NetBio SIG
URL: http://nrnb.org/netbiosig/
Date: July 11, 2014

The meeting will provide a unique meeting space for tool developers and users in the field of network biology. Through these complementary lenses, the meeting will bring into focus the current state of the field, its future promise and how to get there.

Submission deadline is April 22, 2014
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New Challenges in Computational Single Cell Biology
URL: www.imsb.ethz.ch/researchgroup/mclaassen/Events/ISMB_SIG_CSCB_2014
Date: July 12, 2014

This workshop features keynotes from invited speakers, presentations selected from the submitted abstracts and poster presentations to share the latest results on single cell driven biology, cutting edge technology development and mathematical modeling approaches.

Call for abstracts. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters. The best accepted abstracts will be invited for oral presentation.

Abstract submission Deadline is April 30, 2014

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Regulatory Genomics Special Interest Group - RegGenSIG
URL: http://light.ece.ohio.edu/~reggen/2014/
Date: July 12, 2014

RegGenSIG is a collaborative community of scientists who convene to solve difficult research problems in all areas of computational regulatory genomics.

Submit abstracts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Extended abstracts for oral presentation are due by April 20, 2014, and 250 word abstracts for poster presentations are due by May 18, 2014
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VarI-SIG
URL: http://varisig.biofold.org
Date: July 12, 2014

The primary goal of the VarI-SIG is to outline and discuss the recent advances in the methodology for the annotation and analysis of genomic variation data.

Poster and Presentation Proposal deadline April 6, 2014

Satellite Meetings (SMs)

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-->Satellite Meetings (SMs)

3Dsig: Structural Bioinformatics & Computational Biophysics
URL: http://bcb.med.usherbrooke.ca/3dsig14
Date: July 11 & 12, 2014

3Dsig, a Satellite Meeting of the ISMB/ECCB conference, focused on structural bioinformatics and computational biophysics and has become the largest meeting in this growing field. This year we are celebrating our 10th meeting and highlighting the 2013 Nobel prize in Chemistry awarded to Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt & Arieh Warshel, the pioneers of the field.

Abstract submission deadline: April 30, 2014
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CAMDA: Critical Assessment of Massive Data Analysis
URL: http://www.camda.info/
Date: Friday, July 11 & Saturday, July 12 2014

CAMDA presents an open-ended data analysis challenge format which focuses on big heterogeneous data sets that are increasingly produced in several fields of the life sciences.

Call for submissions deadlines: Extended Abstract Proposals: May 20, 2014, Abstract for Posters: May 25, 2014, Full papers: Aug 25, 2014
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