Leading Professional Society for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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ISMB 2018 - Mark your calendars!

ISMB brings together scientists from computer science, molecular biology, mathematics, statistics and related fields. Its principal focus is on the development and application of advanced computational methods for biological problems.

ISMB 2018 provides an intense multidisciplinary forum for disseminating the latest developments in bioinformatics/computational biology, fostering fresh dialogues and perspectives to learn about and shape the future of the field. With intensified community involvement form the ISCB Communities of Special Interest (COSIs), ISMB is the leading conference in the field, with the strongest scientific and technical program that showcases the best international developments in bioinformatics and computational biology.

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Keynote Speakers

Martha L. Bulyk

Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine;
Department of Pathology;
Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Boston, United States

Steven Salzberg

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics Director;
Center for Computational Biology McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine;
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, United States

Conference Chairs

Honorary Chair: Gary Stormo Gary Stormo

Washington University Medical School in St Louis
Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
United States

Conference Co-chair: Christine Orengo

Christine Orengo University College London
Department of Structural and Molecular Biology
United Kingdom

Conference Co-chair: Tandy Warnow Tandy Warnow

Founder Professor of Engineering; Professor of Bioengineering and Computer Science
Member, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign