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Volume 10, Issue 1

President's Letter

ISMB Honors
Temple F. Smith

Overton Prize:
Eran Segal

Third Student Symposium

Sharing Software
and Data

ISMB 2008

ISCB at 10 Years

ECCB 2008

ECCB 2006
Conference Report

FASEB Update

Report Card

Rocky '07

PLoS CB: Ten Simple
Rules Series

Key Dates for Key Conferences

Post your Events & News

Upcoming Conferences
& Events

News from the Field

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Upcoming Events and Opportunities of Interest

ISCB Annual Conferences
Rocky ‘07
Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference
United States - Colorado - Aspen/Snowmass
Dates: Nov 30, 2007 through Dec 02, 2007
ISCB Member Discount: 50 USD
Event URL: www.iscb.org/rocky07
ISMB 2008
Toronto - Ontario - Canada
Dates: Jul 19, 2007 through Jul 23, 2007

ISCB Member Discount: Up to 200 Euros
Event URL: www.iscb.org/ismb2008

ISCB Co-Sponsored Events
ISCB Member Discount: 50 USD
Restrictions: excluding student and HK registrations.
Event URL: www.apbionet.org/incob07/
ISCB Member Discount: 75 USD
Event URL: http://psb.stanford.edu/
ISCB Member Discount: TBA
Event URL: www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~recomb08
ISCB Member Discount: TBA
Event URL: http://eccb08.org/

ISCB Affiliated Events
Probabilistic Modelling in Computational Biology meeting affiliated with ISMB/ECCB 2007
Austria - Vienna
Hosted By: Boku University Vienna
Dates: Jul 26, 2007 through Jul 26, 2007
Event URL: http://bioinf.boku.ac.at/PMCB/
WABI’07 - 7th Workshop on Algorithms in Bioinformatics
United States - PA - Philadelphia
Hosted By: University of Pennsylvania
Dates: Sep 08, 2007 through Sep 09, 2007
ISCB Member Discount: TBA
Event URL: www.wabi07.org

Other Conferences & Events of Interest
QA-gen Workshop: Quantitative Approaches for Knowledge Discovery
and Decision Support in the Post Genomic Era

United Kingdom - Sheffield
Hosted By: University of Patras, Sheffield Halam University
and University of Ioannina
Dates: Jul 22, 2007 through Jul 23, 2007
Event URL: www.iccs.info/qa_gen.php
The Applied Computational Genomics Course
Canada - AB - Edmonton
Hosted By: The Bioinformatics Platform
Dates: Jul 25, 2007 through Jul 31, 2007
Event URL: www.gcbioinformatics.ca/training
Moscow Conference on Computational Molecular Biology

Russia - Moscow
Hosted By: Moscow State University
Dates: Jul 27, 2007 through Jul 30, 2007
Event URL: mccmb.belozersky.msu.ru/2007/
7th International Workshop on Data Mining in Bioinformatics

United States - CA - San Jose
Hosted By: Dr. Jake Chen
Dates: Aug 12, 2007 through Aug 12, 2007
Event URL: bio.informatics.iupui.edu/biokdd07/
United States - CA - San Diego
Hosted By: Life Sciences Society
Dates: Aug 13, 2007 through Aug 17, 2007
Event URL: www.lifesciencessociety.org/CSB2007/index07.html
CSB 2007 Workshop on Alternative Splicing
United States - CA - San Diego
Hosted By: Life Sciences Society
Dates: Aug 17, 2007 through Aug 17, 2007
Event URL: http://csbl.bmb.uga.edu/CSB2007Workshop/
Workshop on System Biology for Microbial Genomes
United States - CA - San Diego
Hosted By: Life Sciences Society
Dates: Aug 17, 2007 through Aug 17, 2007
Event URL: www.lifesciencessociety.org/CSB2007/index07.html
Brazilian Symposium on Bioinformatics 2007 - BSB 2007
Brazil - RJ - Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro
Hosted By: Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dates: Aug 29, 2007 through Aug 31, 2007
Event URL: http://bsb2007.inf.puc-rio.br/
International Conference On Mathematical Biology 2007 (ICMB07)
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
Hosted By: Universiti Putra Malaysia & The Malaysian Mathematical Science Society
Dates: Sep 04, 2007 through Sep 06, 2007
Event URL: www.inform.upm.edu.my/icbm07/
PBC 2007 - Workshop on Parallel Computational Biology
Poland - Gdansk
Hosted By: Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland
Dates: Sep 09, 2007 through Sep 12, 2007
Event URL: http://pbc.pcz.pl/
The BioExec Institute 2007
United States - CA - Berkeley
Hosted By: Prescience International, Deloitte, & UCB CED
Dates: Sep 09, 2007 through Nov 13, 2007
Event URL: www.prescienceintl.com/bioexec.html

4th Integrative Bioinformatics Workshop
Belgium - Ghent
Hosted By: University of Ghent, Belgium
Dates: Sep 10, 2007 through Sep 12, 2007
Event URL: www.rothamsted.bbsrc.ac.uk/bab/conf/ib07/

Fall 2007 Workshop for Young Researchers in Mathematical Biology
United States - OH - Columbus
Hosted By: Mathematical Biosciences Institute
Dates: Sep 11, 2007 through Sep 14, 2007
Event URL: www.mbi.ohio-state.edu/postdocworkshop/fwyrmb2007.html
RECOMBCG’07 - Fifth Annual RECOMB Satellite Meeting on
Comparative Genomics

United States - CA - La Jolla
Hosted By: University of California, San Diego
Dates: Sep 16, 2007 through Sep 18, 2007
Event URL: http://casb.ucsd.edu/recombcg07
RECOMB Satellite Workshop on Computational Cancer Biology
United States - CA - San Diego
Hosted By: University of California,
San Diego, La Jolla
Dates: Sep 18, 2007 through Sep 20, 2007
Event URL: http://casb.ucsd.edu/recombccb07
2007 2nd VLDB Workshop on Data Mining in Bioinformatics
Austria - Vienna
Hosted By: VLDB 2007
Dates: Sep 23, 2007 through Sep 23, 2007
Event URL: http://bio.informatics.indiana.edu/VLDB07/
MLSB 2007 - International Workshop on Machine Learning in
Systems Biology

France - Evry
Hosted By: IBISC / GIGA
Dates: Sep 24, 2007 through Sep 25, 2007
Event URL: http://mlsb07.ibisc.fr
Summer School "Methods from Mathematics and Computer Science for Pattern Recognition in Biology"
China - Shanghai
Hosted By: PICB Shanghai
Dates: Sep 30, 2007 through Oct 13, 2007
Event URL: www.picb.ac.cn/pattern07
2nd IAPR Workshop on Pattern Recognition In Bioinformatics
(PRIB 2007)

Hosted By: School of Computer Engineering, NTU
Dates: Oct 01, 2007 through Oct 02, 2007
Event URL: www.ntu.edu.sg/sce/prib/prib07/
Biology without Borders
Italy - Trento
Hosted By: The Microsoft Research - University of Trento Centre for Computational and Systems Biology
Dates: Oct 02, 2007 through Oct 05, 2007
Event URL: www.cosbi.eu/events/bwb07.php
Midwest Symposium on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
United States - IL - Evanston
Hosted By: CBB program at Northwestern University
Dates: Oct 06, 2007 through Oct 06, 2007
Event URL: http://cbb.cs.northwestern.edu/MSCBB
IEEE BIBE 2007 (IEEE 7th International Symposium on BioInformatics
and BioEngineering)

United States - Massachusetts - Cambridge - Boston
Hosted By: IEEE Computer Society, the Biological and Artificial Intelligence Society
Dates: Oct 14, 2007 through Oct 17, 2007
Event URL: www.cs.gsu.edu/BIBE07/
2nd IEEE International Workshop on Data Mining in Bioinformatics
(DMB 2007)

United States - CA - Silicon Valley
Hosted By: IEEE/WIC/ACM WI-IAT-BIBM 2007 & IEEE GrC 2007
Dates: Nov 02, 2007 through Nov 05, 2007
Event URL: http://dmb07.swbio.org/
BIBM 2007
United States - CA - San Jose
Hosted By: IEEE CS
Dates: Nov 02, 2007 through Nov 07, 2007
Event URL: www.cis.drexel.edu/faculty/thu/bibm/index.php.htm
Computational Structural Bioinformatics Workshop
United States - CA - San Jose
Hosted By: IEEE
Dates: Nov 04, 2007 through Nov 04, 2007
Event URL: www.cs.nmsu.edu/%7Exqin/bioworkshop/bioworkshop.htm
Search and Knowledge Building for Biological Datasets
United States - CA - Los Angeles
Hosted By: Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM)
Dates: Nov 26, 2007 through Nov 30, 2007
Event URL: www.ipam.ucla.edu/programs/sews4/
ISSNIP International Workshop on Biomedical Informatics
Australia - Vic - Melbourne
Hosted By: Melbourne, Australia
Dates: Nov 28, 2007 through Nov 30, 2007
Event URL: www.issnip.org/2007/symposia/bi2007/index.html
The 18th International Conference on Genome Informatics (GIW 2007)
Hosted By: Limsoon Wong
Dates: Dec 03, 2007 through Dec 05, 2007
Event URL: www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~giw2007
International Workshop on Web Data Integration and Mining
for Life Sciences

France - Nancy
Hosted By: LORIA in conjunction with WISE 2007 conference
Dates: Dec 03, 2007 through Dec 03, 2007
Event URL: www.loria.fr/~malika/WebDIM4LS-CFP.html
2nd International Symposium on Languages in Biology and Medicine (LBM) 2007
Hosted By: Jong C. Park and Limsoon Wong
Dates: Dec 06, 2007 through Dec 07, 2007
Event URL: http://lbm2007.biopathway.org/

2007 International Symposium on Computational Models
for Life Sciences
Australia - QLD - Gold Coast
Hosted By: Bioinformatics Applications Research Centre at James Cook University and the HCNR-Centre for Bioinformatics at Harvard Medical School
Dates: Dec 10, 2007 through Dec 12, 2007
Event URL: www.it.jcu.edu.au/~pham/CMLS07/CMLS07.htm

2007 Workshop on Machine Learning Methods in Biomedicine
and Bioinformatics

United States - Ohio - Cincinnati
Hosted By: The Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA’07)
Dates: Dec 13, 2007 through Dec 15, 2007
Event URL: www.ittc.ku.edu/MLBB/
Spain - Valencia
Hosted By: CIPF
Dates: Dec 13, 2007 through Dec 14, 2007
Event URL: http://camda.bioinfo.cipf.es/
Multiscale Modeling and Simulation: from Molecules to Cells to Organisms
United States - Hawaii - The Big Island
Hosted By: Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing
Dates: Jan 04, 2008 through Jan 08, 2008
Event URL: http://psb.stanford.edu/cfp-multiscale.html
Genetic Analyis: Model Organisms to Human Biology 2
United States - CA - San Diego
Hosted By: Genetics Society of America
Dates: Jan 05, 2008 through Jan 09, 2008
Event URL: www.genetics-gsa.org/genetics/g-gsa/meetings-mohb.shtml
The Sixth Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC2008)
Japan - Kyoto
Hosted By: Kyoto University
Dates: Jan 14, 2008 through Jan 17, 2008
Event URL: http://sunflower.kuicr.kyoto-u.ac.jp/apbc2008/index.html
BIOSIGNALS 2008 - International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing
Portugal - Madeira
Hosted By: Funchal, Madeira
Dates: Jan 28, 2008 through Jan 31, 2008
Event URL: www.biosignals.org/
Bioinformatics Track @ ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC) 2008
Brazil - Ceará
Hosted By: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
Dates: Mar 16, 2008 through Mar 20, 2008
Event URL: www.cs.iupui.edu/~bioin/
WATOC 2008
Australia - NSW - Sydney
Hosted By: World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists
Dates: Sep 14, 2008 through Sep 19, 2008
Event URL: www.watoc2008.com/

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