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ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018 | Nov 5 – 9, 2018 | Viña del Mar, Chile |  HOME

WELCOME TO ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018!



ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018 Programme
updated 11/03/2018
Click here for downloadable programme (.pdf)

Online registration is now closed. We will have onsite registration available.

Need to know more about Vina del Mar and country information, check out the general information section.

Plan to join us for t
he fifth International Society for Computational Biology Latin America, SOIBIO and
EMBnet Joint Bioinformatics Conference 2018 (ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018) will take place in Viña del Mar, Chile, on November 5 - 9, 2018.

The major aim of the ISCB-Latin America, SOIBIO and EMBnet Joint Bioinformatics Conference 2018 is to inspire and foster collaborations between regional scientists and students to advance research in the areas of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. The scientific program showcases exceptional keynote speakers, original research scientific talks, and poster sessions.

ISCB-LA SOIBIO EMBnet 2018 will attract top regional and international scientists in the life sciences and offers a strong scientific program focused on scientific discovery in diverse subject areas through bioinformatics/computational biology. Topics of interest include sequence analysis, evolution and phylogeny, comparative genomics, protein structure, molecular and supramolecular dynamics, molecular evolution, gene regulation and transcriptomics, RNA biology, proteomics, systems biology, ontologies, biological networks, databases and data integration, text and data mining and information extraction, and human health.

The scientific program includes abstract submissions so plan to submit to present your research. Plan to come to learn about the latest developments in the field, network with colleagues, and help shape the future of computational biology and bioinformatics in Latin America! This exciting biannual conference attracts over 300 researchers and students from around the globe. Abstracts of original research selected for presentation may be published in the ISCB Community Journal or another identified academic journal.

Need to know how to get to Vina Del Mar from Santiago? Learn more here!

 


Keynote Speakers

WENDY GONZALES, PhD WENDY GONZALES, PhD
Center for Bioinformatics and Molecular Simulation
Universidad de Talca
Chile
DAVID HOLMES, PhD
Center for Bioinformatics and Genome Biology, Fundación Ciencia y Vida, Santiago, Chile
Universidad Mayor
Santiago, Chile
DAVID HOLMES, PhD
 
NIKOS C KYRPIDES, PhD
US Department of Energy
Joint Genome Institute
USA
ANA TEREZA RIBEIRO DE VASCONCELOS, PhD
National Laboratory of Scientific Computation – Bionformatics Laboratory
Petrópolis, Brazil
ANA TEREZA RIBEIRO DE VASCONCELOS, PhD
 
MORTEN SOGAARD, PhD MORTEN SOGAARD, PhD
WRD Genome Sciences & Technologies
Pfizer
JANET THORNTON, PhD
DBE FRS FMedSc, ISCB Fellow
European Bioinformatics Institute
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EBI-EMBL)
The EMBO Keynote Lecture
JANET THORNTON, PhD


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