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

The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
Recognize Achievement and Distinguished Science!

ISCB Fellows - Deadline: December 03, 2018
Nominate a Fellow to honor those that have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to the fields of computational biology and bioinformatics.
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ISCB Annual Awards Nominations - Deadline: December 03, 2018
Nominate a deserving scientist today for one of four ISCB Annual Awards:

Overton Prize Award
Accomplishments by a Senior Scientist
Outstanding Contributions to ISCB Award
ISCB Innovator Award

Upcoming Conferences -- Mark Your Calendars!

ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018 ROCKY 2018 RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM GLBIO 2019
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
GLBIO 2019
May 19 - 22, 2019

Madison, Wisconsin, USA



ISCB Member Special!
Are you an ISCB Member interested in attending Phenome 2019? Register today using code: ISCB19 and save $100 on early bird registration fees - $695 vs. $795. The promo code must be entered in the “Promotion Code” box on the front page during registration. Take advantage of this offer today!


RSG with DREAM 2018:
Hotel Deadline November 15!

Joining your colleagues for the dynamic RSG with DREAM 2018 conference in New York? Hurry and book your room at a discounted rate before its too late! The Discounted room rate is subject to availability.


Register Now: November 9 National Convocation for Leaders in Academia on Preventing Sexual Harassment
- Friday, November 9, 2018
On November 9, 2018, join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for a convocation on developing and implementing policies, procedures, and practices to prevent sexual harassment in academia. Building on the recommendations in the recent report Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Science, Engineering, and Medicine, this event will bring together academic leaders, Title IX and diversity officers, ombudsmen, researchers in sexual harassment, and leaders from professional societies, foundations, and federal agencies to discuss strategies and share promising practices.

NIH Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Provisions for a Future Draft Data Management and Sharing Policy
On October 10, 2018, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a Request for Information (RFI) in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts to solicit public input on proposed key provisions that could serve as the foundation for a future NIH policy for data management and sharing. The feedback we obtain will help to inform the development of a draft NIH policy for data management and sharing, which is expected to be released for an additional public comment period upon its development. Comments on the proposed key provisions will be accepted through December 10, 2018.


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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