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ISCB Latin America

March 13th-16th
Montevideo, Uruguay

ISCB is eager to support the growth of regional and specialist meetings. One such meeting is the first ISCB Latin America Conference in Montevideo, Uruguay, taking place from the 13th to the 16th of March, 2010.


NEW: Key Dates

  • 7 November 2009 Call for Posters and Talks Opens / Registration Opens
  • 13 December 2009 Submission of Posters and Talks Closes / Travel Fellowship Application Deadline
  • 13 January 2010 Notification of Acceptance of Poster, Talks and Fellowships
  • 15 January 2010 Call for Late Posters Opens
  • 1 February 2010 Submission of Late Posters Closes
  • 8 February 2010 Notification of Acceptance of Late Poster
  • 13 February 2010 Early Registration Finishes
  • 13-16 March 2010 ISCB Latin America


NEW: Preliminary Program!

Confirmed Regional Speakers!

  • Christian Probst (Instituto Carlos Chagas-Fiocruz, Brazil)
  • Francisco Melo Ledermann (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile)
  • Hector Musto (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)
  • Emanuel Maltempi de Souza (Universidad Federal de Paraná, Brazil)
  • Sandro Jose de Souza (Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Brazil)
  • Fernan Aguero (Universidad Nacional de General San Martín, Argentina)
  • Wim Degrave (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - Fiocruz, Brazil)


Confirmed International Speakers!

  • Burkhard Rost (Columbia University, USA)
  • David S. Roos (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Michal Linial (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Terence Speed (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia; and University of California Berkeley, USA)
  • Daniel Hartl (Harvard University, USA)
  • Eduardo Rocha (Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6; and Institut Pasteur, France)
  • Phil Hugenholtz (Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's Joint Genome Institute, USA)
  • Marc Marti-Renom (Príncipe Felipe Research Center, Spain)
  • Winston Hide (South African National Bioinformatics Institute, South Africa)


Organizing Committee

  • Lucia Peixoto (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Daniel Almonacid (University of California, San Francisco, USA)
  • Hugo Naya (Bioinformatics Core, Institut Pasteur Montevideo, Uruguay)
  • Elena Fabiano (Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable, Uruguay)
  • Guillherme Oliveira (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation - FIOCRUZ, Brazil)
  • Burkhard Rost (Columbia University, USA)
  • BJ Morrison McKay (ISCB, USA)
  • Janet Kelso (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany)


Local Organizing Committee

  • Hugo Naya (Bioinformatics Core, Institut Pasteur Montevideo, Uruguay)
  • Fernando Alvarez-Valin (Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay)
  • Hector Romero (Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay)
  • Elena Fabiano (Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable, Uruguay)


Program Chair

  • Daniel Almonacid (University of California, San Francisco, USA)
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