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  • RSG with DREAM 2020, Nov 16 - 19, 2020, Virtual ISCB Event
  • ISMB/ECCB 2021, July 25 - 29, 2021, Lyon, France
  • ISCB-LA SoIBio BioNetMX 2020, Oct 28 – 29, 2020, Virtual Symposium
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
GLBIO 2021 -  May 10-13, 2021, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities
 
FINAL Call for Special Session Proposals
 

Deadline: September 14, 2020

Submit Special Session Proposal
 
 
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities,  2021 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference,  May 10 - 13, 2021Join us at the University of Minnesota -
Twin Cities for the
2021 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
May 10 - 13, 2021

MCNAMARA ALUMNI CENTER
200 Oak St., Minneapolis, MN 55455
 
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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Mark your calendars for the next ISCB webinar:
September 15, 2020

at 11:00 AM EDT, Altered RNA Splicing by Mutant p53 Activates Oncogenic RAS Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer by Luisa Escobar-Hoyos, hosted bv iRNA COSI and RNA Society

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ISMB 2020

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Did you miss ISMB 2020? Scientific content from ISMB 2020 is available for a fee to those who were unable to make the virtual conference until
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RSGDREAM 2020

Oral Abstract & Poster Submission Deadline:
October 5, 2020
Submit your research to be a part of this dynamic conference.

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GLBIO 2021


Special Session deadline:
September 14, 2020
The program chairs of the Great Lakes Bioinformatics (GLBIO) conference in 2021 invite proposals for special sessions.

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ISCB-Latin America SoIBio BioNetMX 2020


Online Registration deadline:
October 19, 2020
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Mark your calendars for tomorrow, September 9, 2020!
 
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September 9, 2020 at 2:00PM EDT, Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Phase III by Zhiping Weng, hosted by ISCB

The human and mouse genomes contain instructions that specify RNAs and proteins and govern the timing, magnitude, and cellular context of their production. To better delineate these elements, phase III of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Project has expanded analysis of the cell and tissue repertoires of RNA transcription, chromatin structure and modification, DNA methylation, chromatin looping, and occupancy by transcription factors and RNA-binding proteins. Here we summarize these efforts, which have produced 5,992 new experimental datasets, including systematic determinations across mouse fetal development. All data are available through the ENCODE data portal (https://www.encodeproject.org), including phase II ENCODE and Roadmap Epigenomics data. We have developed a registry of 926,535 human and 339,815 mouse candidate cis-regulatory elements, covering 7.9 and 3.4% of their respective genomes, by integrating selected datatypes associated with gene regulation, and constructed a web-based server (SCREEN; http://screen.encodeproject.org) to provide flexible, user-defined access to this resource. Collectively, the ENCODE data and registry provide an expansive resource for the scientific community to build a better understanding of the organization and function of the human and mouse genomes.

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GLBIO 2021 -  May 10-13, 2021, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities
 
Call for GLBIO 2021 Special Session Proposals
 

Deadline: September 14, 2020

Special Sessions will consist of three broad categories:

  • Focused workshops on specific research problems in computational biology and bioinformatics
  • Software schools, aimed at providing training in new methods
  • Activities focused on students and postdocs, or non-academic career opportunities
 
Interested in organizing a Special Session?
Visit https://www.iscb.org/glbio2021-special for more information and submit your proposal today!

 
Submit Special Session Proposal
 
 
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities,  2021 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference,  May 10 - 13, 2021Join us at the University of Minnesota -
Twin Cities for the
2021 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
May 10 - 13, 2021

MCNAMARA ALUMNI CENTER
200 Oak St., Minneapolis, MN 55455
 
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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Mark your calendars for August 24, 2020!
 
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August 24, 2020 at 11:00AM EDT, Unravelling the Mystery of Orphan Genes to Understand the Origins of Genetic Novelty by Nikos Vakirlis
hosted by EvolCompGen and SMBE

What explains the presence of a gene only in the genome of one species and not in any other?  Species-specific protein-coding genes, also known as orphans, can arise "from scratch" from previously non-genic loci, through a process known as de novo gene emergence. How exactly the evolutionary transition from non-gene to functional gene unfolds is unclear. Can such denovo emerging genes increase an organism's fitness, and if so how? Orphan genes can also result from extensive sequence divergence of ancestral genes, which can eventually erase all similarity of a gene to its homologues in other species, a process even less well understood than de novo emergence.  I will present novel findings which advance our understanding of both these evolutionary mechanisms and bring us a small step closer to a complete picture of the origins of genetic novelty.

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GLBIO 2021 -  May 10-13, 2021, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities
 
Call for GLBIO 2021 Special Session Proposal
 

Deadline:  September 14, 2020
Special Sessions will consist of three broad categories:

  • Focused workshops on specific research problems in computational biology and bioinformatics
  • Software schools, aimed at providing training in new methods
  • Activities focused on students and postdocs, or non-academic career opportunities
 
Interested in organizing a Special Session?
Visit https://www.iscb.org/glbio2021-special for more information and submit your proposal today!

Submit Special Session Proposal
 
 
 

 

RSG with DREAM 2020, November 16-19, 2020
 
Submit Your Research to RSGDREAM 2020
 

The RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics (RSGDREAM 2020) 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 in a high-impact journal between January 1, 2020 and November 1, 2020.

This conference is designed to present the latest findings about regulatory and systems genomics, foster discussion about current research directions, and establish new collaborations that will advance the development of a systems-level understanding of gene regulation. Some possible topics include:

  • Network visualization and analysis
  • Regulatory motifs and modules
  • Epigenomics and chromatin state
  • Non-coding RNAs
  • Regulatory networks
  • Co-transcriptional, post-transcriptional, and translational regulation
  • Signal transduction networks
  • Genetic, molecular, and phenotypic variation and human disease
  • Cellular signatures of biological responses and disease states
  • Mathematical modeling and simulation of biological systems
  • Methods for systematic validation of high-throughput biological predictions
  • Single-cell transcriptomics
  • Single-cell proteomics
  • Metabolomics
  • Microbiome
  • Machine learning methods for systems biology
  • Translational systems biology
 
Key Dates:

  • Abstract Submission for Oral Presentation and Poster deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020
  • Author notifications will occur on or around Monday, October 19, 2020
  • Late Breaking Posters will have an open deadline until capacity is reached
 
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Genomics in Immunology
 
RSGDREAM 2020 will include an abstract submissions track for a Special Session of Cancer Systems. We welcome submissions on computational and experimental advances regulatory and systems genomics in immunology. Topics include but are not limited to: immunological regulatory programs and signaling pathways, genetic and non-genetic sources of self/non-self identification, precision epitope identification and targeting, and immune cell regulation. The session will include presentations from keynote speakers as well as talks from selected abstracts. This special session is sponsored by the Research Center for Cancer Systems Immunology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, an NCI-funded Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC) Center.
 
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ISCB-LA SoIBio BioNetMX Virtual Symposium,  October 28 - 29, 2020
 

Still time to submit!

Be a part of the ISCB-Latin America SoIBio BioNetMX Symposium on Bioinformatics 2020.

Submit your research today to one of the opportunities below.
 
Call for Article, Flash Talk, & Poster Submissions

Deadlines to Note:  
Article Submission for Royal Society REOPENED for NEW SUBMISSIONS Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020
Article Submission for updates to submitted articles to Royal Society Deadline:     
Monday, August 31, 2020
Flash Talks and Poster Submission Deadline: Sunday, August 30, 2020
Poster Only Submission Deadline: Sunday, August 30, 2020

 

 


 

 



Article Submissions

The Interface Focus Journal has committed to creating a special issue for this conference with up to twelve peer-reviewed articles.

Article submissions will close August 31st, initial review will be done and authors will have an opportunity to update and prepare their final manuscripts. The review period by the Royal Society will be from August 31st to September 30th. We will give authors two months to reply to comments in order to have the list of accepted articles at the end of September. Outstanding articles will be selected for featuring talks (10 total minutes in length with 2 minutes reserved for Q&A).

Authors are responsible for fees related to publishing as deemed by Royal Society.


Abstracts Submission for Flash Talks and Posters
ISCB-Latin America SoIBio BioNetMX Symposium on Bioinformatics 2020 invites abstracts topical to bioinformatics and computational biology for consideration for flash talk and/or poster presentation.

Abstracts will be selected for flash talk or poster presentation on the corresponding session. General Computation Biology abstracts will be accommodated in the closest area for the topic per recommendation of the reviewers. Conference areas:

  • Bioinformatic strategies and methods to unravel RNA Genomics
  • Computational Molecular Biology to Study Evolution in Microorganisms
  • Development of Tools and Applications: Usability and Accessibility
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Methods applied to Human Genetic studies
  • Methods and Algorithms in Computational Molecular Biology
  • Population dynamics and Evolution in Eukaryotes
  • Strategies in Cancer Genomics: From family to population studies
  • All other related areas

More details and submission criteria
 
LEARN MORE ABOUT ARTICLE, FLASH TALK,
& POSTER
SUBMISSIONS HERE
 
 

 
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 ISCBacademy Webinar Series
 

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Registration Fellowship Award to ECCB 2020
ISCB is please to offer registration fellowship award to the upcoming ECCB2020 virtual conference. The application is now open to ALL ISCB members. Visit https://eccb2020.info/attendance-waiver-fellowship/ to learn more.
 
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19th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB2020) from August 31st until September 8th, 2020.
19th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB2020) from August 31st until September 8th, 2020.
 
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To update your member profile and complete the ISCB EDI survey, please follow the following steps:
1. Click on the My ISCB tab once you have signed into the ISCB website
2. Click on "edit" then immediately "update your profile" button above your profile image
3. Choose the Membership Record tab from the Edit Your Details section
4. Scroll down and update the ethnicity section making sure to click the blue Update section when finished.
 
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Post ISMB 2020 Conference Registration!

Did you miss ISMB 2020? ISCB is now offering the scientific content from ISMB 2020 for those who were unable to make the virtual conference. Your content registration will include exclusive access to the virtual conference platform where you can view the recorded talks and virtual poster hall from the date of registration until Oct. 31, 2020. Details available here

*ISMB 2020 conference talk videos are best viewed in Chrome or Bravo
 
ISMB 2020 Post Conference Registration
 
ISCB COVID-19 Section - Call for Submissions
If you are a member of ISCB we encourage you to submit entries to the Science collection and Tutorial collection. Your submission entails a pointer to the science content, a short description of background or purpose (two lines) and lists your name as submitter. Submission will be subjected to a basic check of scope and purpose.
 
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Green ISCB: ISCB Groves
ISCB, in partnership with All Things Small and Green and Trees for Life, has set up its first grove of native trees, the ISCB 2020 grove, to offset carbon emissions caused by ISCB activities such as those emitted during the conferences, workshop or panel meetings that it organizes. With this grove, ISCB members are also offered a simple and convenient way to offset their own carbon emissions such as those incurred during traveling to ISCB conferences or workshops. We welcome you to join us as we work towards healing our environment.
 
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Don't Miss! Important Deadlines below!
ISCB-LA SoIBio BioNetMX 2020 | Oct 28 – 29, 2020 | Virtual Symposium ISCB-LA Article, Flash Talk, and Poster deadline
August 30, 2020
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YRSG with DREAM 2020 | November 16-18, 2020 RSG with DREAM 2020 Short Talk and Poster Presentation deadline
October 05, 2020
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GLBIO 2021

GLBIO 2021 Special Session Deadline
Sept 14, 2020

 
 
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ECCB 2020
 
 
 
New trends in bioinformatics

Register for the virtual ECCB2020!

High-quality, attractive and diverse scientific talks streamed online through a virtual platform. Multiple ways to interact with the speakers through real-time Q&A, with participants through the meeting hub and virtual booths for industry and organisations. A global event to keep the spirit of the ECCB series!

 

You'll love it!

 

Confirmed keynote speakers

Londa Schiebinger

Stanford University,

United States

Geneviève Almouzni

Chromatin Dynamics team at Institut Curie,

Science Academy in France, LifeTime Initiative Paris, France

 

Bissan Al-Lazikani

The Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton,

United Kingdom

Fabian Theis

Institute of

Computational Biology,

Helmholtz Zentrum

München, Germany

Debora Marks

Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School,

Boston, United States

Modesto Orozco

Institute for Research in Biomedicine Barcelona

(IRB Barcelona), Spain

 

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ISCB Attendance waiver fellowship

ISCB (International Society for Computational Biology) offers registration fellowships to attend the virtual ECCB2020 event. It includes free access to the ECCB2020 main conference, the unlimited-capacity workshops and tutorials, up to 3 limited-capacity tutorials of the New Trends in Bioinformatics by ECCB and the students’ symposium, ESCS 2020.

 

Do not miss the opportunity to apply for the fellowships!

 
New Trends in Bioinformatics by ECCB

New Trends in Bioinformatics by ECCB is a newly designed format to virtually host a selection of ECCB2020 workshops and tutorials. They will run the week before the main conference during the european afternoons to promote broad participation at both European and International level.

 

Limited places for some sessions!

 

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