The Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) Steering Committee is responsible for the scientific development and strategic direction of ISCB’s flagship meeting, ISMB. Annually, the ISCB president will recommend to the board of directors two ISMB conference chairs. By appointment of the board of directors, the chairs will lead the scientific organization of the conference. The committee shall consist of the two appointed chairs, the ISCB president, executive director, ISMB conferences director, and ISCB conference advisory council chairs. In addition to scientific organization, the steering committee makes recommendations on improving the conference experiences, assists with fundraising for the conference, and supports grant funding submissions.