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ISMB/ECCB 2021 Committees

ISMB/ECCB 2021 Conference Chairs

Rita Casadio, University of Bologna, Italy
Marie-France Sagot, Conference Co-chair, French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA); University of Lyon, France
Jacques Van Helden, Aix-Marseille Université (AMU), Marseille, France

ISMB/ECCB 2021 Steering Committee

Rita Casadio, Conference Co-chair, University of Bologna, Italy
Christophe Dessimoz, Proceedings Co-chair Swiss Institute for Bioinformatics, Switzerland
Bruno Gaeta, Treasurer, University of New South Wales, Australia
Janet Kelso, Conference Advisory Council Co-chair, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Diane E. Kovats, ISCB Executive Director, United States
Steven Leard, ISMB Conference Director, Canada
Thomas Lengauer, President, ISCB, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
Christine Orengo, Conference Advisory Council Co-chair, University College London, United Kingdom
Pat Rodenburg, Conference Administrator, Canada
Teresa M. Przytycka, Proceedings Co-chair, NCBI, NLM, NIH, United States
Marie-France Sagot, Conference Co-chair, French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA); University of Lyon, France
Torsten Schwede, ECCB Representative, Biozentrum, University of Basel & SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
Jacques Van Helden, Conference Co-chair, Aix-Marseille Université (AMU), Marseille, France

Proceedings Committee


Proceeding Co-chairs

Christophe Dessimoz, University of Lausanne; University College London; Swiss Institute for Bioinformatics, Switzerland
Teresa M. Przytycka, NCBI, NLM, NIH, United States

Area Chairs

Bioinformatics Education

Sarah L. Morgan, EMBL-EBI , United Kingdom
Russell Schwarz, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Bioinformatics of microbes and microbiomes

Bernhard Renard, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany
Hélène Touzet, CNRS, CRIStAL, France

Biomedical informatics

Maria Secrier, University College London, United Kingdom
Marinka Zitnik, Harvard University, United States

Evolutionary, comparative and population genomics

Dannie Durand, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Wataru Iwasaki, University of Tokyo, Japan

Genome privacy and security

Bonnie Berger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Genome sequence analysis

Can Alkan, Bilkent University, Turkey
Adam Phlilippy, NIH, United States

Macromolecular sequence, structure and function

Yann Ponty, CNRS/LIX, Polytechnique, France
Jinbo Xu, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, United States

Regulatory and functional genomics

Shaun Mahony, Penn State, United States
Yvan Saeys, VIB Ghent, Belgium

Systems biology and networks

Laurent Jacob, CNRS, France
Tamer Kahveci, University of Florida, United States

General computational biology

Mohammed El-Kebir, University of Illinois, United States
Cagatay Turkay, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

COVID-19 Track Committee

Co-chair: Thomas Lengauer, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
Co-chair: Shoshana Wodak, VIB‐VUB Center for Structural Biology, Belgium

Fellowship Committee

Chair: Dimitri Perrin, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Co-chair: Catherine Putonti, Loyola University Chicago, United States

Special Session Committee

Co-Chair: Céline Brochier-Armanet, Université de Lyon, France
Co-Chair: Yves Moreau, KU Leuven, Belgium

COSI Board Representatives:
Tijana Milenkovic, University of Notre Dame, United States
Saurabh Sinha, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
Mark Wass, University of Kent, United Kingdom

Technology Track Committee

Chair: Hagit Shatkay, University of Delaware, United States

Tutorials Committee


Chair: Annette McGrath, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Co-chair: Michelle D. Brazas, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Canada
Co-chair: Patricia M. Palagi, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland