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ISCB-AFRICA ASBCB 2019
Call for Abstracts for Oral & Poster Presentation!

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019, November 11-15, 2019, Kumasi, Ghana

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  ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 | November 11-15, 2019 | Kumasi, Ghana

Don't Delay -  Submit your research today!

Deadline to submit for oral presentation - September 13, 2019.

ISCB-Africa ASBCB Bioinformatics Conference welcomes original research and previously published research submissions for oral presentation consideration. Abstracts may cover any area of computational biology, but preferably within one of the topic areas listed below:

  • Agricultural Bioinformatics
  • AI in genomics and precision medicine
  • Bioinformatics Education
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Challenging traditional research ecosystems in Africa
  • Data governance
  • Data for OneHealth
  • Drug design and discovery
  • Informatics for Biobanks
  • Metagenomics
  • Open Science and Open Data
  • Pathogens genomics
  • Population Genetics, Variation and Evolution
  • General Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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Not ready to present a talk? ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 also welcomes poster abstract submissions to be presented at the conference in our poster sessions. More information here!

Deadline to submit for poster only consideration is September 30, 2019.

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ROCKY 2019
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ROCKY 2019, Dec 5 – 7, 2019, Aspen/Snowmass, CO

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Submit your research  - Be a part of the premier conference of the Rockies!

Submit an Abstract - ROCKY 2019, Dec 5 – 7, 2019, Aspen/Snowmass, CO
The Rocky 2019 Conference will provide opportunities for short "flash" presentations (10 minute talks) and poster presentations on current projects from as many attendees as possible. Original presentations (including significant works-in-progress) are solicited in all areas that involve the application of advanced computational methods to significant problems in biology or medicine.

Please note: All presenters must register as a conference attendee by November 18, 2019 in order to give a presentation at Rocky 2019!

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RSG with DREAM 2019
There's still time! Submit your research!

RSG with DREAM 2019

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Foster Discussions & Establish Collaborations - Submit your cutting-edge research!

Abstract submission deadline: September 9!

The RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics invites abstracts for consideration for oral presentations or participation in a poster session.

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Call for Papers for DREAM Challenge Sessions!



Malaria DREAM Challenge:
An open innovation framework for discovery of anti-malarial drug combinations



DREAM Preterm Birth Prediction Challenge: Transcriptomic



Illuminating the Druggable Genome (IDG) Drug-Kinase Binding Prediction DREAM Challenge: Catalyzing compound-target interaction mapping
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Special Session on Cancer Systems Biology Submissions!

Regulatory and Systems Genomics 2019 will include an abstract submissions track for a Special Session of Cancer Systems Topics include but are not limited to: regulatory programs and signaling pathways in cancer cells, tumor-immune interactions and the tumor microenvironment, developmental plasticity in tumors and epigenetic analyses, tumor metabolism, genetic and non-genetic sources of heterogeneity, drug response and precision oncology.

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ISCB Buzz: Latest News, Events & Announcements
 
Looking for opportunities to share your research?  Submit TODAY to these dynamic and top conferences in the field!
 
 RSG with DREAM 2019, Nov 4 - 6, 2019, New York City, New York RSG with DREAM 2019 Call for Submissions deadline:
September 9, 2019
   
ISCB Africa ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics in Kumasi, Ghana, November 11 - 15, 2019

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 Oral Presentation Submissions deadline
September 13, 2019

New NIH Funding Opportunity!
The NIH Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) program is designed to facilitate the transition of promising postdoctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds, such as individuals from groups underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce at the faculty level, into independent faculty careers at research-intensive institutions. Visit here for more information. 
Must See ISCBtv!
Did you miss ISMB/ECCB 2019? Not to worry! Recorded talks from the premier comp bio conference of the year have now been posted to ISCB's YouTube channel! Check them out now!
More Important Deadlines below!
 
AdvCompBIo 2019, Nov 28 - 29, 2019,  La Pedrera. Barcelona, Spain AdvCompBio 2019 Early Registration deadline:
September 15, 2019
ROCKY 2019,  Dec 5 – 7, 2019, Aspen/Snowmass, CO Rocky 2019 Call for Abstracts deadline:
October 7, 2019
PSB 2020, January 3-7, 2020,  The Big Island of Hawaii PSB 2020 Early Registration deadline:
October 31, 2019
Travel Fellowship Opportunities!
Applications for traveling funding to attend the ISCB Africa ASBCB 2019 Conference on Bioinformatics are now being accepted. Funding aims to support the registration, travel and accommodation of students. Application deadline is September 16th! Full details here.
 
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Senior Member Designation

The senior member designation is attained by members who are one decade post degree and who have demonstrated sustained contributions to the field of computational biology or to ISCB.
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ISCB Buzz: Latest News, Events & Announcements
 
Calling all Students & Postdocs!
The new ISCB Student Software Prize is now accepting submissions. The ISCB Student Software Prize was created to recognize the development of excellent bioinformatics software by students and postdocs that are members of the International Society for Computational Biology. Submit your software today!
Must See ISCBtv!
Did you miss ISMB/ECCB 2019? Not to worry! Recorded talks from the premier comp bio conference of the year have now been posted to ISCB's YouTube channel! Check them out now!
SOIBIO 2019 Early Registration!
Announcing the conference of "Bioinformatics in the 4th technological frontier" of Prof. Alfonso Valencia Computational Biology Life Sciences Group, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain - Register online by August 31st! Visit https://sites.google.com/view/soibio19 for more information.
Travel Fellowship Opportunities!
Applications for traveling funding to attend the ISCB Africa ASBCB 2019 Conference on Bioinformatics are now being accepted. Funding aims to support the registration, travel and accommodation of students. Application deadline is September 16th! Full details here.
 
Important Deadlines below!
 
 RSG with DREAM 2019 RSG with DREAM 2019 Call for Submissions deadline:
September 9, 2019
   

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 Oral Presentation Submissions deadline
September 13, 2019

AdvCompBIo 2019 AdvCompBio 2019 Early Registration deadline:
September 15, 2019
Rocky 2019 Rocky 2019 Call for Abstracts deadline:
October 7, 2019
PSB 2020 PSB 2020 Early Registration deadline:
October 31, 2019
Members Corner
     
ISCB Career Center

The ISCB Career Center -
Connecting you to your career! It is the place to post a job, search for a job, or upload your resume.
  SAVE on Journal Subscriptions

ISCB Members: SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions! Check out our title selection today !
Career Center
 
Journals
     
Senior Member Designation

The senior member designation is attained by members who are one decade post degree and who have demonstrated sustained contributions to the field of computational biology or to ISCB.
  Support ISCB!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ISCB every time you shop, at no cost to you. Shop on amazon.com with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the price to ISCB!


Senior Members!
 
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ISCB-AFRICA ASBCB 2019
Call for Abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentation!

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019, November 11-15, 2019, Kumasi, Ghana

  Submission Deadlines
  Sept. 13 - Oral
Sept. 30 - Poster
  ABSTRACT
SUBMISSIONS
  POSTER ONLY
SUBMISSIONS
  KEY DATES
  KEYNOTE
SPEAKERS
  CONFERENCE
VENUE
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  GLBIO 2019 - Union South Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Credit: ©Wisconsin Union


Submit "hot" topics for Special Sessions - Be a part of this dynamic conference.

ISCB-Africa ASBCB Bioinformatics Conference welcomes original research and previously published research submissions for oral presentation consideration.

Abstract submissions are intended to convey a scientific result that is original work/previously published work, and are not advertisements for commercial software packages. Abstracts may cover any area of computational biology, but preferably within one of the topic areas listed below:

  • Agricultural Bioinformatics
  • AI in genomics and precision medicine
  • Bioinformatics Education
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Challenging traditional research ecosystems in Africa
  • Data governance
  • Data for OneHealth
  • Drug design and discovery
  • Informatics for Biobanks
  • Metagenomics
  • Open Science and Open Data
  • Pathogens genomics
  • Population Genetics, Variation and Evolution
  • General Bioinformatics and Computational Biology


Deadline to submit for oral presentation consideration is September 13, 2019.
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Not ready to present a talk? ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 also welcomes poster abstract submissions to be presented at the conference in our poster sessions. More information here!

Deadline to submit for poster only consideration is September 30, 2019.

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RSG with DREAM 2019
Submit your research!

RSG with DREAM 2019

  SEPTEMBER
  09
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Submit your research to be a part of this premier conference!

Abstract submission deadline: September 9!

The RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics invites abstracts for consideration for oral presentations or participation in a poster session. Abstracts may be either original unpublished work or original work that was published or accepted for publication at a high-impact journal between January 1, 2019 and November 1, 2019.

Submit your work and register to attend this engaging conference!


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AFRICA 2019
Call for Special Sessions!

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019, November 11-15, 2019, Kumasi, Ghana

  JULY 2019
  31
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  GLBIO 2019 - Union South Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Credit: ©Wisconsin Union


Submit "hot" topics for Special Sessions - Be a part of this dynamic conference.

Special Session Deadline:
TODAY, July 31!

ISCB-Africa ASBCB Conference features a Special Sessions track for emerging research areas. Sessions can be considered as mini-symposia on timely topics, or new emerging area presented by top experts. The proposed topics for Special Session might, for example, cover emerging themes the conference is not currently approaching with the desired proficiency. Some attractive topics include:

  • Plant Biology
  • Biomedical Data
  • Agricultural bioinformatics
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Drug design and discovery
  • Text Mining


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The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

Dear ISCB Member,

The Polls are open - vote today for President-elect (one-year term followed by three-year term starting in January 2020) and Vice President (three-year term starting in January 2020)!
 


Christine Orengo, PhD  Alex Bateman, PhD   Yana Bromberg, PhD
Christine Orengo, PhD
Candidate for President-elect 
Alex Bateman, PhD
Candidate for V.President
Yana Bromberg, PhD
Candidate for V.President


Read through the candidate statements at www.iscb.org/cms_addon/nominate/election/iscb_election/elect.php and cast your ballot today!


Logging on to your membership account is required to verify your membership status but your ballot is 100% anonymous.  If you are not a member and want to help shape the future of the society sign up to be a member today!

 

Voting will close on July 25!  
 
Help shape the future of ISCB – Vote today! 

Vote Today!  Polls are Open! Vote for the Future of ISCB!

     
     

The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

ISCB proudly presents the live online webcast of the ISMB/ECCB 2019 Distinguished Keynotes

 ISCB to live-stream ISMB/ECCB 2019 Keynotes!
Plan to Watch!

ISCB will be live broadcasting the keynotes daily at the scheduled program time and will re-broadcast the presentation at 6:00 PM CET.

The ISCB Distinguished Keynote on Sunday, July 21 and presentation of the Accomplishments by a Senior Scientist Award and keynote will be broadcasted at its programmed time with no re-broadcast. Registration to this event gives access to both the live broadcast and the rebroadcast of the sessions.
View the Live-stream Schedule

Cost:
ISCB Members $0.00 (FREE, ISCB Member benefit)
Nonmembers $250.00 (Join today and save!)

Register