ISCB Committees to Meet During ISMB/ECCB 2004

As ISMB is the Society’s annual conference, this provides a unique opportunity to meet and revisit with a large percentage of our members all in one place. All ISCB member attendees of the conference are encouraged to participate in our ISCB/ECCB Open Business Meeting on Sunday, August 1st at 13:00 hrs in Hall 1. We will review the state of the Society as well as address new initiatives (such as the new Student Council) and emerging issues in public policy in the US and Europe that impact everyone in our scientific community, no matter their global address.

So much of the important work of the Society is accomplished through the commitment of dedicated member volunteers serving on one or more ISCB committees. During the ISMB conference, each committee takes advantage of this annual opportunity to meet face to face. The committees review their previous year’s accomplishments, set priorities for the coming year, and establish task groups to plan activities toward achieving the essential future works of the ISCB for the greater good of our scientific community.

For all members attending ISMB/ECCB 2004, please accept this open invitation to participate in the committee meetings of greatest interest to you in order to lend your voice and/or volunteer your time. All non-ISCB members attending the conference are equally as welcome to attend our committee meetings, and we hope you will find inspiration to join the Society and become involved as a committee member.

A description of each committee can be found in the ISMB/ECCB 2004 Program Book. To the right is a listing of committee meetings; all are being held on the first floor of the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center in the Loch Suite area:

Monday, August 2, 2004

12:30 – 14:00
Publications Committee Dochart Room 1

12:30 – 14:00
Education Committee Dochart Room 2

18:00 – 19:00
Conferences Committee Dochart Room 1

18:00 – 19:30
Public Affairs & Dochart Room 2
Policies Committee

Tuesday, August 3, 2004

12:30 – 14:00
Affiliates & SIGs Dochart Room 1

12:30 – 14:00
Finance & Business Dochart Room 2
Dev. Committee

12:30 – 14:00
Student Council Meeting Hall 1

If you are not in attendance at the conference but would like to get active in an ISCB committee please see for the committee descriptions and current member composition and then write to to indicate which committee you are interested in and how you might help. We would love to have you!