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  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
  • GLBIO 2019 - 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference May 19 - 22, 2019, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • Celebrating preLights’ first Birthday
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
  • ISMB/ECCB 2019, Basel, Switzerland, July 21 - July 25
  • Celebrating preLights’ first Birthday
  • Rocky 2019 - 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London

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Register today for this dynamic conference!

Early Registration Deadline:
April 08, 2019

The conference is organized by the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Consortium to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of research findings and methods. An important goal for the conference is to foster long term collaborative relationships and networking opportunities within the domain of computational approaches to biology. The program will include oral presentations, poster presentations, invited keynote speakers and tutorials.

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April 05, 2019 -  Hot off the E-press: The Spring Newsletter!
Hot off the E-press!


Read through the exciting new initiatives and happenings within the ISCB community!

Check out the the Spring Newsletter and find out from the source the exciting world of ISCB

 

 

 

 

 


ISCB Membership:
Not yet a member of ISCB? Don't keep missing out on conference discounts, access to incredible science and so much more! Click here for all membership benefits and further details!

 

     

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Don't Miss These Important Deadlines!

GLBIO 2019 Early Registration deadline
April 08, 2019

ISMB/ECCB 2019 Call for Talks and Posters Abstracts deadline
April 11, 2019

GLBIO 2019 Late Breaking Poster Submission deadline
April 15, 2019

ISCB Board of Directors Nominations deadline
April 18, 2019

ISMB/ECCB 2019 Call for Technology Track deadline
May 09, 2019


ISMB/ECCB 2019: Call for Abstract Submissions!
Deadline: April 11!
CAMDA Deadline: May 12!

ISMB/ECCB invites abstracts for research that is topical to bioinformatics and computational biology to one of the Communities of Special Interest Tracks:

3DSIGBio-OntologiesBioVis
BOSC: Bioinformatics Open Source Conference
CAMDACompMSEducation
Evolution and Comparative Genomics
FunctionHitSeqMLCSB
MICROBIOMENetBioRegSysRNA
SysModTextMiningTransMedVarI
General Computational Biology

Can’t find your home COSI? ISCB welcomes submissions for all research in computational biology and bioinformatics. Simply submit to the general computational biology track above for oral and poster presentation consideration.



Register for ISMB/ECCB 2019 & Book Your Hotel!

We are pleased to announce that we have two hotels serving as Headquarters hotels. The Swissotel connected to the Congress Center Basel (CCB) and the Hyperion Hotel (approximately 5 minutes from the CCB). Discounted rates available at both. Don't wait --- book today and lock in this great rate when you register to attend this premier computational biology conference.

Student Council Symposium 2019 Announced

Student Council Symposium 2019 Announced

Register for GLBIO 2019 & Save!

Early Registration Deadline: April 8
Don't be left wishing you were involved in this high level conference! Submit high quality research to the 13th Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (an official conference of the International Society for Computational Biology).

ISCB RSG - SE USA Symposium on Computational Biology

Register today for the second annual ISCB SRG - SE USA Symposium on Computational Biology. Join us on December 6 – 7, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida. For more information, please visit http://rsg-se-usa.iscbsc.org/.

ELIXIR | CODATA-RDA Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop

Building on the success of the 2018 Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop (20-24 August 2018), we will be running the workshop again this year, focusing on both Machine Learning approaches in Bioinformatics, as well as automating the pipelines through the use of technologies such as CWL and Docker. Confirmed instructors are: Fotis E. Psomopoulos (ELIXIR), Amel Ghouila (H3ABioNet). Register today for the ELIXIR | CODATA-RDA Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop - Application is open, the deadline is April 18.

ISCB Leadership Nominations and Elections

ISCB Leadership Nominations are OPEN! ISCB Members are encouraged to put forward nominees for open leadership positions.

Nominate Now! ISCB Leadership Nominations and Elections


ELIXIR/ISB/GOBLET survey - We need your help!

Take the ELIXIR/ISB/GOBLET survey focused on mapping the data management and curation landscape. This survey is part of an ELIXIR Implementation Study designed to map the landscape of biocuration, the resources and tools used, and the training that is available and required.

ISCB SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!

ISCB Members SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!
Looking for a great holiday gift? Look no further! Check out our title selection today: Bioinformatics - ISCB Community Journal by F1000Research.


15% Tuition Discount for ISCB Members
ISCB members receive a discount of 15% per course when they enroll in the online MS in Bioinformatics or MS in Health & Medical Informatics program from Brandeis University. Students prepare to start or advance their informatics careers with state-of-the-art education from expert faculty in a flexible, 100% online format.


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:
Not yet a member of ISCB? Don't keep missing out on conference discounts, access to incredible science and so much more! Click here for all membership benefits and further details!


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.


Shop while you Support ISCB on AmazonSmile:
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ISCB every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to ISCB!

Upcoming Conferences -- Mark Your Calendars!

GLBIO 2019 ISMB/ECCB 2019
RECOMB 2019
May 5 – 8, 2019
Washington, USA
GLBIO 2019
May 19 - 22, 2019
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
ISMB/ECCB 2019
July 21 - 25, 2019
Basel, Switzerland
RSGDREAM 2019
SAVE THE DATE!
Nov 4 - 6, 2019
ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019
SAVE THE DATE!
Nov 11 - 15, 2019

     

The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)


Upcoming Conferences -- Mark Your Calendars!

GLBIO 2019 ISMB/ECCB 2019
RECOMB 2019
May 5 – 8, 2019
Washington, USA
GLBIO 2019
May 19 - 22, 2019
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
ISMB/ECCB 2019
July 21 - 25, 2019
Basel, Switzerland



Book Your Hotel Today for ISMB/ECCB 2019!
We are pleased to announce that we have two hotels serving as Head Quarters hotels. The Swissotel connected to the Congress Center Basel (CCB) and the Hyperion Hotel (approximately 5 minutes from the CCB).  Discounted rates available at both.  Don't wait --- book today and lock in this great rate!  


Submit Research to ISMB/ECCB 2019!
The call is an open to scientists and professionals working in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology to submit high quality proposals for Special Sessions & Proceedings.  Submit your research today!

 Submit Research to ISMB/ECCB 2019!  Submit Research to ISMB/ECCB 2019!




Funding Opportunity in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics!
Deadline: Feb 1st - funding opportunity in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (TMT) ($60,000 - $100,000/year) The PhRMA Foundation’s mission is to support young scientists in disciplines important to the pharmaceutical industry. 2019 funding opportunities available at postdoctoral and starter grant levels. The goal of the TMT Program is to promote the development and use of experimental and computational methods in an integrative approach towards clinical needs in diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The Foundation believes that to be successful, this requires working with clinicians to identify critical unmet clinical needs. (Applicants must attend U.S. institution.

Upcoming ISCB Affiliate Conferences:

Phenome 2019
Feb 06, 2019 through Feb 10, 2019
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EMBO Workshop: Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI 2019)
Mar 13, 2019 through Mar 15, 2019
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German Conference on Bioinformatics
Sep 16, 2019 through Sep 19, 2019



ENCODE Imputation Challenge

The NIH ENCODE Consortium announces a machine learning challenge to predict the outcome of various types of genomic experiments, measuring diverse properties of the human genome in many cell types. The challenge will be carried out in parallel with ENCODE’s data generation efforts, thereby allowing truly prospective validation. Register at https://www.encodeproject.org/encodeimpute.


Call for Technology Track Submissions!
Showcase your new software, technology or hardware relevant to the bioinformatics / molecular biology community at ISMB/ECCB 2019!  Submit to the Technology Track today!


ISCB SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!

ISCB SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!
Looking for a great holiday gift? Look no further! Check out our title selection today: Bioinformatics - PLOS Computational Biology - ISCB Community Journal by F1000Research.


15% Tuition Discount for ISCB Members
ISCB members receive a discount of 15% per course when they enroll in the online MS in Bioinformatics or MS in Health & Medical Informatics program from Brandeis University. Students prepare to start or advance their informatics careers with state-of-the-art education from expert faculty in a flexible, 100% online format.


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:
Not yet a member of ISCB? Don't keep missing out on conference discounts, access to incredible science and so much more! Click here for all membership benefits and further details!


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.


Shop while you Support ISCB on AmazonSmile:
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ISCB every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to ISCB!

     

The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)


Upcoming Conferences -- Mark Your Calendars!

GLBIO 2019 ISMB/ECCB 2019
RECOMB 2019
May 5 – 8, 2019
Washington, USA
GLBIO 2019
May 19 - 22, 2019
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
ISMB/ECCB 2019
July 21 - 25, 2019
Basel, Switzerland




ISMB/ECCB 2019: Call for Abstract Submissions! Deadline: April 11!
ISMB/ECCB invites abstracts for research that is topical to bioinformatics and computational biology to one of the Communities of Special Interest Tracks:

3DSIGBio-OntologiesBioVis
BOSC: Bioinformatics Open Source Conference
CAMDACompMSEducation
Evolution and Comparative Genomics
FunctionHitSeqMLCSB
MICROBIOMENetBioRegSysRNA
SysModTextMiningTransMedVarI
General Computational Biology

Can’t find your home COSI? ISCB welcomes submissions for all research in computational biology and bioinformatics. Simply submit to the general computational biology track above for oral and poster presentation consideration.


Book Your Hotel Today for ISMB/ECCB 2019!
We are pleased to announce that we have two hotels serving as Head Quarters hotels. The Swissotel connected to the Congress Center Basel (CCB) and the Hyperion Hotel (approximately 5 minutes from the CCB). Discounted rates available at both. Don't wait --- book today and lock in this great rate!


ISCB Leadership Nominations and Elections

ISCB Leadership Nominations are OPEN! ISCB Members are encouraged to put forward nominees for open leadership positions.

Nominate Now! ISCB Leadership Nominations and Elections


Upcoming ISCB Affiliate Conferences:

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EMBO Workshop: Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI 2019)
Mar 13, 2019 through Mar 15, 2019
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Annual Conference of the Midsouth Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS ’19)
Mar 28, 2019 through Mar 30, 2019


Be a part of GLBIO 2019 - Submit Your Research & Register!
Abstract Deadline: March 11
Early Registration Deadline: April 8
Don't be left wishing you were involved in this high level conference! Submit high quality research to the 13th Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (an official conference of the International Society for Computational Biology). Find your topic, submit your research & register today!


Call for Technology Track Submissions!
Showcase your new software, technology or hardware relevant to the bioinformatics / molecular biology community at ISMB/ECCB 2019! Submit to the Technology Track today!


ELIXIR/ISB/GOBLET survey - We need your help!

Take the ELIXIR/ISB/GOBLET survey focused on mapping the data management and curation landscape. This survey is part of an ELIXIR Implementation Study designed to map the landscape of biocuration, the resources and tools used, and the training that is available and required.


ISCB SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!

ISCB Members SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!
Looking for a great holiday gift? Look no further! Check out our title selection today: Bioinformatics - ISCB Community Journal by F1000Research.


15% Tuition Discount for ISCB Members
ISCB members receive a discount of 15% per course when they enroll in the online MS in Bioinformatics or MS in Health & Medical Informatics program from Brandeis University. Students prepare to start or advance their informatics careers with state-of-the-art education from expert faculty in a flexible, 100% online format.


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:
Not yet a member of ISCB? Don't keep missing out on conference discounts, access to incredible science and so much more! Click here for all membership benefits and further details!


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.


Shop while you Support ISCB on AmazonSmile:
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ISCB every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to ISCB!

     

The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

Upcoming Conferences -- Mark Your Calendars!

GLBIO 2019 ISMB/ECCB 2019
RECOMB 2019
May 5 – 8, 2019
Washington, USA
GLBIO 2019
May 19 - 22, 2019
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
ISMB/ECCB 2019
July 21 - 25, 2019
Basel, Switzerland

Call for Contributions - CAMDA 2019:
Deadline: May 12!
As a full conference track of ISMB/ECCB 2019, CAMDA puts a spotlight on the successful analysis and integration of the massive data sets now prevalent in the life sciences. This year, the CAMDA scientific committee offers three analysis contests:

  • The Metagenomic Forensics Challenge presents thousands of city microbiome profiles in a global context. Construct multi-source microbiome fingerprints and predict the geographical origin of mystery samples.
  • The Hi-Res Cancer Data Integration Challenge presents clinical and matched molecular profiles, with read level data for individual genomes. Explore non-standard genomes and splicing events for better prognosis.
  • The CMap Drug Safety Challenge presents clinical toxicity results, cellular and molecular responses to hundreds of drugs. Compare and integrate a range of cell line assays to predict drug induced liver injury in humans

Leading scientists present their best methods and analyses. Extended papers are then published in the open access, fully indexed conference proceedings at Biology Direct.



Student Council Symposium 2019 Announced

Student Council Symposium 2019 Announced


ISCB RSG - SE USA Symposium on Computational Biology
Register today for the second annual ISCB SRG - SE USA Symposium on Computational Biology. Join us on December 6 – 7, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida. For more information, please visit http://rsg-se-usa.iscbsc.org/.

ISMB/ECCB 2019: Call for Abstract Submissions!
Deadline: April 11!
CAMDA Deadline: May 12!

ISMB/ECCB invites abstracts for research that is topical to bioinformatics and computational biology to one of the Communities of Special Interest Tracks:

3DSIGBio-OntologiesBioVis
BOSC: Bioinformatics Open Source Conference
CAMDACompMSEducation
Evolution and Comparative Genomics
FunctionHitSeqMLCSB
MICROBIOMENetBioRegSysRNA
SysModTextMiningTransMedVarI
General Computational Biology

Can’t find your home COSI? ISCB welcomes submissions for all research in computational biology and bioinformatics. Simply submit to the general computational biology track above for oral and poster presentation consideration.

Register for ISMB/ECCB 2019 & Book Your Hotel!
We are pleased to announce that we have two hotels serving as Headquarters hotels. The Swissotel connected to the Congress Center Basel (CCB) and the Hyperion Hotel (approximately 5 minutes from the CCB). Discounted rates available at both. Don't wait --- book today and lock in this great rate when you register to attend this premier computational biology conference


ELIXIR | CODATA-RDA Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop
Building on the success of the 2018 Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop (20-24 August 2018), we will be running the workshop again this year, focusing on both Machine Learning approaches in Bioinformatics, as well as automating the pipelines through the use of technologies such as CWL and Docker. Confirmed instructors are: Fotis E. Psomopoulos (ELIXIR), Amel Ghouila (H3ABioNet). Register today for the ELIXIR | CODATA-RDA Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop - Application is open, the deadline is April 18.


ISCB Leadership Nominations and Elections

ISCB Leadership Nominations are OPEN! ISCB Members are encouraged to put forward nominees for open leadership positions.

Nominate Now! ISCB Leadership Nominations and Elections


Upcoming ISCB Affiliate Conferences:

...............................................................................................................

Annual Conference of the Midsouth Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS ’19)
Mar 28, 2019 through Mar 30, 2019
...............................................................................................................

7th Annual LA Conference on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
Apr 05, 2019 through Apr 06, 2019


Register for GLBIO 2019 & Save!

Early Registration Deadline: April 8
Don't be left wishing you were involved in this high level conference! Submit high quality research to the 13th Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (an official conference of the International Society for Computational Biology).


Call for Technology Track Submissions!
Showcase your new software, technology or hardware relevant to the bioinformatics / molecular biology community at ISMB/ECCB 2019! Submit to the Technology Track today!


ELIXIR/ISB/GOBLET survey - We need your help!

Take the ELIXIR/ISB/GOBLET survey focused on mapping the data management and curation landscape. This survey is part of an ELIXIR Implementation Study designed to map the landscape of biocuration, the resources and tools used, and the training that is available and required.


ISCB SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!

ISCB Members SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!
Looking for a great holiday gift? Look no further! Check out our title selection today: Bioinformatics - ISCB Community Journal by F1000Research.


15% Tuition Discount for ISCB Members
ISCB members receive a discount of 15% per course when they enroll in the online MS in Bioinformatics or MS in Health & Medical Informatics program from Brandeis University. Students prepare to start or advance their informatics careers with state-of-the-art education from expert faculty in a flexible, 100% online format.


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:
Not yet a member of ISCB? Don't keep missing out on conference discounts, access to incredible science and so much more! Click here for all membership benefits and further details!


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.


Shop while you Support ISCB on AmazonSmile:
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ISCB every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to ISCB!

     

 ISMB/ECCB 2019

ISCB Communities of Special Interest (COSIs)
at Heart of ISMB/ECCB 2019

The ISMB/ECCB 2019 conference has been designed to make it easy for researchers sharing common interests to come together and listen to exciting new developments in their field. At the heart of the meeting are the ISCB COSIs – Communities of Special Interest -–  which reflect most of the major research themes and training in bioinformatics and computational biology.  ISMB/ECCB 2019 welcomes abstract submissions to all of these communities as well as Text Mining for Biology and Healthcare and general bioinformatics.  The 2019 featured ISMB/ECCB COSIs are listed below. To learn more about each community, click on the COSI logo.

Consider submitting your research today to be a part of this
dynamic, cannot miss conference!

Submission Deadline is April 11, 2019
CAMDA extended submission deadline is May 12, 2019

3DSIG: Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics

It is impossible to fully understand
biological systems without understanding the 3D structure of their constituting parts and their interactions. 3Dsig focuses on structural bioinformatics and computational biophysics and has become the largest meeting in this growing field.


BOSC: Bioinformatics Open Source Conference

Since 2000, BOSC has provided a forum for developers and users to interact and share research results and ideas in open source bioinformatics and open science. BOSC’s broad spectrum of topics includes practical techniques for solving bioinformatics problems; software development practices; standards and ontologies; approaches that promote open science and reproducibility; and ways to grow open source communities.


Evolution and Comparative Genomics


Evolution and comparative genomics are deeply intertwined with computational biology. Computational evolutionary methods, such as phylogenetic inference methods or multiple sequence alignment are widely used, yet remain far from "solved" and are indeed intense areas of research.


MICROBIOME

The MICROBIOME Community of Special Interest aims at the advancement and evaluation of computational methods in microbiome research, especially metaomic approaches. Based on the Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation (CAMI), the COSI supplies users and developers with exhaustive quantitative data about the performance of methods in relevant scenarios..


RNA: Computational RNA Biology

RNA track covers the full range of research topics in the field of RNA Biology, from computational and high-throughput experimental methods development to their application in different aspects of RNA processing, structure, and function in both normal and disease conditions.


VarI: Variant Interpretation
The VarI-COSI track discusses recent advances in methodology for the annotation and analysis of genetic variants. Discussion span applications in genomics, population genetics, phylogenetics and human disease including cancer.





 

Bio-Ontologies

Bio-Ontologies Community of Special Interest Group (COSI) covers the latest and most innovative research in the application of ontologies and more generally the organisation, presentation and dissemination of knowledge in biomedicine and the life sciences.


CAMDA: Critical Assessment of Massive Data Analysis

CAMDA puts a spotlight on the successful analysis and integration of the massive data sets now prevalent in the life sciences. This year, the CAMDA scientific committee offers three analysis contests:

•  Metagenomic Forensics Challenge
•  Hi-Res Cancer Data Integration Challenge
•  CMap Drug Safety Challenge

Leading scientists present their best methods and analyses. Extended  papers are then published in the open access, fully indexed conference proceedings at Biology Direct.
EXTENDED ABSTRACT DEADLINE: MAY 12


Function SIG: Gene and Protein Function Annotation

The mission of the Function Community of Special Interest (Function-COSI) is to bring together computational biologists, experimental biologists, biocurators, and others who are dealing with the important problem of gene and gene product function prediction, to share ideas and create collaborations. The Function COSI features the Critical Assessment of Function Annotation, an ongoing community challenge aimed at improving methods for protein function prediction.


MLCSB: Machine Learning in Computational and Systems Biology

Systems Biology and Machine Learning meet in the MLCSB COSI. The community is the place for researchers of these areas to exchange ideas, interact and collaborate.


NetBio: Network Biology
As large scale, systems-level data are becoming increasingly available, modeling and analyzing them as networks is widespread.  Network Biology Community serves to introduce novel methods and tools, identify best practices and highlight the latest research in the growing and interdisciplinary field of network biology.


SysMod: Computational Modeling of Biological Systems

The Computational Modeling of Biological Systems

(SysMod) aims to create a forum for systems modelers and bioinformaticians to discuss common research questions and methods. The session will focus on the conjoint use of mathematical modeling and bioinformatics to understand biological systems functions and dysfunctions.


ISCB thanks the
many COSI leaders and track chairs who keep these communities vibrant and engaging.

BioVis: Biological Data Visualization

The BioVis track showcases new and ongoing research in computational biology and computer science that highlight or address problems in biological data visualisation.

Submissions for talks closes 11th April

 


CompMS: Computational Mass Spectrometry


COSI CompMS promotes the efficient, high-quality analysis of mass spectrometry data through dissemination and training in existing approaches and coordination of new, innovative approaches.


Education: Computational Biology Education

Education-COSI focuses on bioinformatics and computational biology education and training across the life sciences with a goal to foster a mutually supportive, collaborative community in which bioscientists can share bioinformatics education and training resources and experiences, and facilitate the development of education programs, courses, curricula, etc., and teaching tools and methods.


HitSeq: High-throughput Sequencing

HiTSeq is a community of special interest devoted to the latest advances in computational techniques for the analysis of high-throughput sequencing (HTS) data. Sessions will be devoted to discussing the latest advances in computational techniques for the analysis of high-throughput sequencing (HTS) datasets and will provide a forum for in-depth presentations of the methods and discussions among the academic and industry scientists working in this field.


iRegSys: Regulatory and Systems Genomics
Regulatory genomics involves the study of the genomic control system, which determines how, when and where to activate the blueprint encoded in the genome. Regulatory genomics is the topic of much research activity worldwide. Since computational methods are important in the study of gene regulation, the RegSys COSI meeting focuses on bioinformatics for regulatory genomics.


TransMed: Translational Medical Informatics

TransMed covers the current developments in the field of clinical and translational medicine informatics.  Analysis of large amounts of multi-omics, imaging (medical and molecular), mobile sensor, clinical and health records data is paving the way for precision medicine. In the TransMed track, we will explore the current status of computational biology and advance machine learning approaches within the field of clinical and translational medicine.


 

ISMB/ECCB 2019
Call for Submissions & Register to Attend!

ISMB/ECCB 2019




 

ISMB/Call for Abstract Submissions
Deadline: April 11, 2019
CAMDA Extended Deadline: May 12, 2019
 
 
 
 



ISMB/ECCB
invites abstracts for oral/poster presentation at the conference that are topical to bioinformatics and computational biology. Abstracts can be unpublished or published (after January 1, 2018) research. All topic area are welcomed and authors are encouraged to identify their preferred community of special interest upon submission.

Communities of Special Interest Track:

3DSIGBio-OntologiesBioVisBOSC: Bioinformatics Open Source ConferenceCAMDACompMSEducationEvolution and Comparative GenomicsFunctionHitSeqMLCSBMICROBIOMENetBioRegSysRNA
SysModText MiningTransMedVarIGeneral Computational Biology

Can’t find your home COSI? ISCB welcomes submissions for all research in computational biology and bioinformatics. Simply submit to the general computational biology track above for oral and poster presentation consideration.

Abstract Submissions




Conference Registration
Deadline: June 20, 2019

 

 

ISMB/ECCB 2019 - Why Attend?

Register to Attend

 

 

Technology Track Submissions
Deadline: May 11, 2019

 

 

The Technology Track allows organizations to showcase their software and/or hardware relevant to the bioinformatics/molecular biology community.  Demonstrate your technology to a renowned audience at the premier comp bio conference of the year!

Prior to submitting please review the ISCB Exhibitor and Technology Track guidelines for presentations available here.

Technology Track Submissions




Exhibitors & Sponsors
Space filling up fast!

 

 

ISMB/ECCB 2019 attracts top international scientists and key decision makers in the life sciences – experts in areas such as computer science, molecular biology and medicine, mathematics and statistics – from the world's largest and most prestigious research institutions and companies.

ISMB/ECCB 2019 is expected to attract scientific leaders from over 50 countries – that’s 50 markets!

Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus

 

 


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GLBIO 2019
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GLBIO 2019

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PRESENTATION
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  CONFERENCE
REGISTRATION
  KEY DATES
  KEYNOTE
SPEAKERS
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INFORMATION
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SPONSORS
  JOIN ISCB
  GLBIO 2019 - Union South Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Credit: ©Wisconsin Union

Don't miss your chance to submit!

Full Paper Submission Deadline:
March 11, 2019

Submit your research today for Oral Presentation on topics of interest, including the following:

  • Algorithms & Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics Education
  • Biostatistics
  • Cheminformatics
  • Clinical & Health Informatics
  • Databases, Ontologies & Biocuration
  • Disease Models & Molecular Medicine
  • Epidemiology & Biodiversity
  • Evolutionary, Comparative Genomics & Phylogenetics
  • Gene Regulation & Transcriptomics
  • Genome Informatics
  • Image Analysis
  • Macromolecular Structure & Function
  • Metagenomics
  • Microbiome Informatics
  • Network Biology
  • Proteomics & Metabolomics
  • Sequence Analysis
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Systems Modeling
  • Text Mining & Natural Language Processing
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ISMB/ECCB 2019
Call for Abstracts!
ISMB/ECCB 2019

 
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Call for Abstract Submissions
Deadline: April 11, 2019

The ISMB/ECCB 2019 scientific program is comprised of abstract submissions and organized thematically in partnership with the ISCB Communities of Special Interest (COSIs). Plan to submit your unpublished or published research to these tracks:

3DSIGBio-OntologiesBioVis
BOSC: Bioinformatics Open Source Conference
CAMDACompMSEducation
Evolution and Comparative Genomics
FunctionHitSeqMLCSB
MICROBIOMENetBioRegSysRNA
SysModTextMiningTransMedVarI
General Computational Biology

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Can’t find your home COSI? ISCB welcomes submissions for all research in computational biology and bioinformatics. Simply submit to the general computational biology track above for consideration.

ISMB/ECCB 2019 - Why Attend?


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