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TOP 10 PAPERS READING LIST 2013 - 2014

AS SELECTED AT RSG 2014

Top 10 papers reading list for 2013-14 - Nominate now


  1. Transposition of native chromatin for fast and sensitive epigenomic profiling of open chromatin, DNA-binding proteins and nucleosome position Buenrostro et al. (LA: Greenleaf), Nat Methods. 2013 Dec;10(12):1213-8.

  2. Single-molecule dynamics of enhanceosome assembly in embryonic stem cells Chen et al. (LA: Liu) Cell. 2014 Mar 13;156(6):1274-85.

  3. Characterizing the genetic basis of transcriptome diversity through RNA-sequencing of 922 individuals Battle et al. (LA: Koller) Genome Res. 2014 Jan;24(1):14-24.

  4. Comparison of D. melanogaster and C. elegans developmental stages, tissues, and cells by modENCODE RNA-seq data Li et al. (LA: Brenner) Genome Res. 2014 Jul;24(7):1086-101.

  5. Determination and inference of eukaryotic transcription factor sequence specificity Weirauch et al (LA: Hughes) Cell. 2014 Sep 11;158(6):1431-43.

  6. A community effort to assess and improve drug sensitivity prediction algorithms Costello et al. (LA: Stolovitzky) Nat Biotechnol. 2014 Jun 1. doi: 10.1038/nbt.2877.

  7. Coregulation of transcription factor binding and nucleosome occupancy through DNA features of mammalian enhancers Barozzi et al. (LA: Natoli) Mol Cell 2014 Jun 5;54(5):844-57

  8. Enhancer loops appear stable during development and are associated with paused polymerase Ghavi-Helm et al. (LA: Furlong) Nature. 2014 Aug 7;512(7512):96-100.

  9. TFBSshape: a motif database for DNA shape features of transcription factor binding sites Yang et al. (LA: Rohs) Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan;42(Database issue):D148-55.

  10. Genotype-environment interactions reveal causal pathways that mediate genetic effects on phenotype Gagneur et al. (LA: Steinmetz) PLoS Genet. 2013;9(9):e1003803.

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Welcome to the Seventh Annual RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops


Now in its seventh year, the RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops is one of the premier annual meetings in the fields of regulatory genomics, systems biology, and network visualization. This multidisciplinary conference brings together both computational and experimental researchers from across the world to discuss recent discoveries about genomic and molecular regulatory networks as well as innovative, integrative methods for developing a systems-level understanding of biological activity.

Journal of Computational Biology Special Issue:
RECOMB/ISCB Systems Biology, Regulatory Genomics, and DREAM 2014
available here.   http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/cmb.2015.020P

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Top 10 Papers as selected at RSG 2014Top 10 Papers as selected at RSG 2014

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Conference Talks on Video and DREAM photos:

Many of the conference talks are now available here.

Photos from the DREAM Challenges program here.

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PROGRAM INFORMATION:

Conference Agenda Conference Agenda available here
Conference Talks & Abstracts:
Conference Posters:
Program Book - RECOMB/ISCB RSG with DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops


The 2014 program book is now available for download (pdf).

 

 

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ONLINE REGISTRATION - DETAILS AVAILABLE HERE

TOPIC CATEGORIES:

  • Network Visualization and Analysis
  • Modeling and recognition of regulatory modules and motifs
  • Epigenomics, chromatin state
  • Non-coding Chromatin state establishment, maintenance, and role in development
  • Regulatory non-coding RNAs
  • Co-transcriptional, post-transcriptional, and translational regulation
  • Regulatory 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 biology, proteomics, signaling
  • Metabolomics
  • Ensemble approaches
  • Translational systems biology

Learn more about submissions here.

PARTICIPATE IN THE DREAM CHALLENGES
This conference will also feature the ninth annual meeting of the Dialogue for Reverse Engineering Assessments and Methods (DREAM). We invite the scientific community to participate in this year’s DREAM Challenges, which have been designed to focus attention on important questions related to human health. Learn more about the DREAM Challenges.

PARTICIPATE IN THE CYTOSCAPE WORKSHOPS
We have added a pair of Cytoscape Workshops on November 9, preceding the main meeting. Choose between either user or developer tutorials. The user tutorial will introduce network analysis and visualization principles and cover how to most effectively use Cytoscape in your research. The developer tutorial will focus on how to develop a Cytoscape App to extend the functionality to novel data types, web services, visualizations, algorithms and more. In addition to the workshops, Cytoscape posters will be featured concurrently with the DREAM program on November 10, and Cytoscape App Expo oral presentations will be included in the Systems Biology program on November 11 and 12.

CONFERENCE LOCATION
This year’s conference will take place on November 09 - 14 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside in San Diego, California. Located on the waterfront not far from the popular Gaslamp Quarter, the hotel is within walking distance of shopping, dining, and nightlife.

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR 2013 CONFERENCE
A selection of videos from our 2013 conference in Toronto is now available. You can also download the 2013 program booklet (pdf) or see the Top Ten Paper Awards.

 


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NEWS

Updated Nov 18, 2014



November 18, 2014

Top 10 Papers as selected at RSG 2014Top 10 Papers as selected at RSG 2014

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BULLETIN REGARDING TRAVEL AROUND THE WYNDHAM HOTEL WITH THE NOV 11 VETERAN'S DAY PARADE

The City of San Diego will be hosting a Veteran’s Day Parade on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

The parade will commence at 11 AM and end at 2:00 PM.

Please make note of the road closures that may affect the Wyndham Hotel shuttle routes.
  • 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM: Harbor Drive (northbound and southbound) from Grape Street, past Broadway, to Pacific Highway.
  • Parade organizers will open the street as the parade progresses and traffic will be back to normal by 2:00 PM.
Also, please be advised that between 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM, the hotel shuttle will have to take a longer route (via pacific highway) to the airport. Due to this, and the traffic on Pacific Highway, it may take about 20 to 30 minutes to get to the airport. We advise that you schedule your departure accordingly.

 

 

 

 




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May 05, 2014

RECOMB/ISCB Systems Biology, Regulatory Genomics,
and DREAM 2013 Special Issue

Guest Editors: Andrea Califano, Manolis Kellis, and Gustavo Stolovitzky is available online at:
http://online.liebertpub.com/toc/cmb/21/5

 

REGISTER

Updated October 9, 2014


REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE AT: 
www.iscbconferences.org/CONFERENCES/RSG-2014/

Registration Fees (all prices are US dollars)

EARLY REGISTRATION
Applicable Dates:
August 5, 2014 to
Oct. 16, 2014
(5:00 p.m. Pacific)
ISCB Member Non-member
Conference
Registration
Cytoscape Workshop Conference Registration Cytoscape Workshop
Academic/Government/Corporate: $500.00 $25.00 $700.00 $50.00
Student/Postdoc
(Student ID may be requested at registration check in)*:
$375.00 $0 $575.00 $25.00

REGULAR REGISTRATION
Applicable Dates:
Oct. 17, 2014 to
Nov 4, 2014
(5:00 p.m. Pacific)
ISCB Member Non-member
Conference
Registration
Cytoscape Workshop Conference
Registration
Cytoscape Workshop
Academic/Government/Corporate: $650.00 $50.00 $850.00 $75.00
Student/Postdoc
(Student ID may be requested at registration check in)*:
$525.00 $25.00 $625.00 $50.00

* Advisor letter or student ID my be requested at the registration desk on-site at the conference to verify status.


Please note online registration closes Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time Zone. After this time registration will only be available onsite at the conference registration desk at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside, beginning on Monday, November 10 at 8:15 am.

Cytoscape Registration is Sunday, November 9 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside.

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
1355 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Conference registration fees include:

  • Scientific sessions (Monday, November 10 - Friday, November 14)
  • Poster sessions
  • Coffee breaks and lunches (Monday, November 10 through Friday, November 14)
  • Conference program booklet

Cytoscape Workshops (Sunday, November 9, 1:00 - 5:00 pm): Delegates can also choose to register for a Cytoscape Workshop at an additional charge. You do not need to be registered for the main conference to register for a Cytoscape Workshop.


ISCB MEMBERSHIP

(ISCB Membership Fee Chart available here)

ISCB MEMBERS: If you are a current member of ISCB, you must use the email address associated with your ISCB membership in order to register at the discounted member rates through the online system. If you do not know the email address you used to register with ISCB, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before proceeding with conference registration.

NONMEMBERS OF ISCB: Nonmembers will be able to join ISCB through the online conference registration system and immediately receive member rates for the RECOMB Conference on Regulatory and System Genomics, with DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops. You can either join when you register for the conference or you can join the ISCB here and then immediately register for the conference at the member rates.

ISCB MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL: If your ISCB membership is not current or will expire on or before November 14, 2014, you will be offered an opportunity to renew your membership as part of your registration fees through the online system.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

To register via fax or mail please complete the online registration form and choose the non-credit card payment option. You can then print out a paper invoice and fax it to 1-780-414-1664 or send it to the address below. To pay by credit card please include the invoice along with this credit card authorization form (click here for PDF form) and either fax it or mail it to the address below. (The ISCB accepts American Express, Mastercard, and Visa only.)

To pay by check
make your payment payable (US$) to the International Society for Computational Biology and mail it with a copy of your invoice to:

RECOMB/ISCB RSG 2014 Registration
Suite 437, 11215 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5K 0L5

PAYMENT OPTIONS

All conference fees for the RECOMB ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Biology, with DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops are charged in United States Dollars.

Credit cards
The following credit cards are accepted for registration: American Express, MasterCard, and Visa.

Wire transfer
To arrange a wire transfer please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request wire transfer instructions. Please note that any bank fees must be paid by the participant. Should funds arrive with bank fees deducted, payment of the difference will be charged to the participant at onsite registration.

VISA INVITATION LETTERS

Invitation letters required for visa applications will be sent with your confirmation after registration and full payment have been received. You must be registered and paid-in-full for the conference in order to receive an invitation letter.

International visitors to the United States

All international visitors, regardless of country of origin, must present a passport when entering the United States, and in many cases an entry visa is also required.

It is essential that delegates arriving from outside the US have a valid passport with expiration at least six months after the planned date of entry, and any other required travel documents such as an entry visa. Please ensure that you allow enough time to apply for an entry visa should one be required for your arrival and participation at RECOMB /ISCB RSG and DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops. Paid registration must be received by RECOMB /ISCB RSG and DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops before a visa letter can be provided, so early registration is suggested for all delegates requiring an entry visa.

Details are available on a number of websites including:

Travel to the USA:  www.discoveramerica.com/ca/entry.html

USA Visas: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/visit/visitor.html

ISCB and the RECOMB /ISCB RSG and DREAM Challenges conference organizers assume no responsibility for the accuracy of information on any of the above websites, and encourage you to communicate directly with the US Embassy or US Consulate office that services your particular needs for entry into the United States.


CANCELLATION POLICY

Requests for registration cancellation must be made in writing and sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax to 1-780-414-1664. You can also send your request to:

RECOMB RSG 2014 Registration
Suite 437, 11215 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5K 0L5

All refunds will be made in US dollars and processed following the conference. Refunds will be made in accordance with the following schedule.

  • Cancellations received on or before September 12, 2014, will receive a full refund minus a $100 processing fee.
  • Cancellations received from September 13, 2014 through October 11, 2014 will receive a full refund minus a $200 processing fee.
  • No refund of fees will be made after October 12, 2014.

Questions about registration

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CONTACT


Steven Leard
ISCB Conferences Director
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Telephone: +1 780-414-1663

KEY DATES


IMPORTANT DATES
Please note the following conference submission deadlines for Full Papers and Abstracts: (updated July 3, 2014)
Full-length Papers Submission Deadline July 25, 2014
Full-length Papers Acceptance Notifications August 29, 2014
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Abstract Submission Deadline (oral and/or posters) Sept 12, 2014
Abstract Acceptance Notifications Oct 03, 2014
DREAM Challenges 8.5 and DREAM9 Deadlines
DREAM Challenges Submission Deadline
See the DREAM website for details.
Mid Sept 2014
DREAM Scores Announced and Best Performers Notifications Mid Oct 2014

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Updated August 18, 2014


Download the Sponsor Prospectus

The RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops
is one of the premier annual meetings for computational and experimental scientists in the areas of regulatory genomics and systems biology. The conference will be held in San Diego, CA, USA.

The conference combines the following areas:

  • Regulatory Genomics
  • Systems Biology
  • DREAM reverse engineering challenges
  • Cytoscape Workshops

The conference presents the latest findings in regulatory and systems genomics, fosters discussions about current research directions, and establishes new collaborations that will advance the development of a systems-level understanding of gene regulation. It will feature keynote presentations, oral presentations, and poster presentations.

The conference is expected to attract 350 delegates many considered the world’s top researchers in systems biology and regulatory genomics. Enhanced by the DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops, sponsors can be assured their support of the conference aids in continued research and dissemination of knowledge in this diverse field.

We look forward to welcoming you to San Diego and being a part of this exciting conference.

For additional information please contact:

Steven Leard
Conference Manager 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 1+780-414-1663


SPONSORSHIP CATEGORIES

Gold Sponsor: $15,000



1. Three (3) complimentary conference registrations
2. Three (3) sponsor/VIP dinner invitations
3. One (1) Exhibitor Showcase Display space (tabletop or pop-up display only)
4. Logo recognition with hyperlink on home page of conference web site
5. Logo recognition during conference opening session
6. Logo recognition on conference sponsor signage*
7. Gold Sponsor recognition with organization logo and 100 word description in conference program
8. Full-page black and white advertisement in conference program
9. Option to provide company brochure/flyer at registration desk for delegates

Silver Sponsor: $10,000



1. Two (2) complimentary conference registrations
2. Two (2) sponsor/VIP dinner invitations
3. One (1) Exhibitor Showcase Display space (tabletop or pop-up display only)
4. Logo recognition with hyperlink on sponsors page of conference web site
5. Logo recognition during conference opening session
6. Logo recognition on conference sponsor signage*
7. Silver Sponsor recognition with organization logo and 50-word description in conference program
8. Half-page black and white advertisement in conference program

Bronze Sponsor: $5,000



1. One (1) complimentary conference registration
2. One (1) sponsor/VIP dinner invitation
3. One (1) Exhibitor Showcase Display space (tabletop or pop-up display only)
4. Company name recognition with hyperlink on sponsors page of conference web site
5. Logo recognition during conference opening session
6. Logo recognition on conference sponsor signage*
7. Bronze Sponsor recognition with organization name and company URL in conference program
8. Quarter-page black and white advertisement in conference program

Reception Sponsor: $10,000



1. Two (2) complimentary conference registration
2. Two (2) sponsor/VIP dinner invitation
3. Company name recognition with hyperlink on sponsors page of conference web site
4. Logo recognition during conference opening session
5. Logo recognition on conference sponsor signage*
6. Sponsor recognition with organization name and company URL in conference program
7. Quarter-page black and white advertisement in conference program

Keynote Sponsor: $2,500



1. One (1) complimentary conference registration
2. One (1) sponsor/VIP dinner invitation
3. Company name recognition with hyperlink on sponsors page of conference web site
4. Logo recognition during conference opening session
5. Logo recognition on conference sponsor signage*
6. Sponsor recognition with organization name and company URL in conference program

Coffee Break Sponsor: $2,500



1. One (1) complimentary conference registration
2. One (1) sponsor/VIP dinner invitation
3. Company name recognition with hyperlink on sponsors page of conference web site
4. Logo recognition during conference opening session
5. Logo recognition on conference sponsor signage*
6. Sponsor recognition with organization name and company URL in conference program

Customized Sponsor Opportunity



Please feel free to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss a customized sponsor opportunity for your organization. A special package and pricing can be reviewed if the above packages are not quite what your organization is looking for.

Exhibitor Showcase



  • Not for Profit Organization:     $2000
  • For Profit Organization:         $2500

RECOMB offers organizations an opportunity to showcase products and services as part of the conference exhibitor showcase. A limited number of spaces are available on a first come, first served basis. The exhibitor showcase includes the following:

  • Conference Registration for one representative
  • Exhibit showcase space, with 6ft table. Please note the showcase is designed for pop-up displays, approximately 8 ft. wide or a tabletop exhibit.

* Logo recognition on conference sponsor signage will be proportionately sized for each sponsorship level, with Gold Sponsor logos being the largest and appearing at the top of the signage.

Confirm your participation at RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM Challenges and Cytoscape Workshops, today! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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