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  • ISMB/ECCB 2019, Basel, Switzerland, July 21 - July 25

The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

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Upcoming Conferences -- Mark Your Calendars!

ECCB 2018 ASHG 2018 ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018 ROCKY 2018 RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM
ECCB 2018
Sept 8 – 12, 2018
Athens, Greece
ASHG/IGES/ISCB Joint Symposium 2018
Oct 16, 2018
San Diego, USA
ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018
Nov 5 – 9, 2018
Viña del Mar, Chile
ROCKY 2018
December 6 - 8, 2018
Aspen/Snowmass Colorado
RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM
December 8 - 10, 2018
New York City, USA




ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018 Call for Abstracts: Deadline August 13
There is still time to submit your research to this dynamic conference and help shape the incredible science!  We invite abstracts for research that is topical to bioinformatics and computational biology, which is in progress (unpublished, formally Late-Breaking Research) or has been published (after January 1, 2017, previously Highlights Track) for consideration for oral and/or poster presentation.  Research may be presented as both a talk and a poster or just a poster.


NEW THIS YEAR:  ASHG/IGES/ISCB Joint Symposium!

ASHG/IGES/ISCB Joint Symposium: Working with Big Data in the Cloud--Research and Privacy



Funding opportunity for U.S. Scientists in Informatics
Deadline:  September 1, 2018
The PhRMA Foundation’s mission is to support young U.S. scientists in disciplines important to the pharmaceutical industry by awarding them competitive research fellowships and grants. 2019 funding opportunities are available at pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, starter grant and sabbatical levels. The goal of the Informatics Program is to promote the use and development of informatics in an integrative approach towards the understanding of human biological and disease processes. Informatics awards will support career development of scientists engaged in research that significantly integrates cutting-edge information technology with advanced biological, chemical, and pharmacological sciences.


Launch of All of Us Research Program
Enrollment for the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program is officially open! The All of Us Research Program is a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds. The program’s goal is to enroll 1 million or more volunteers, and oversample communities that have been underrepresented in research to make the program the largest, most diverse resource of its kind.


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. Job posting and resume upload is complimentary for members. Nonmember may also participate for a nominal fee.


ISCB Membership:
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ISCB 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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