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  • Celebrating preLights’ first Birthday
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
  • Celebrating preLights’ first Birthday
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
  • Celebrating preLights’ first Birthday
  • Rocky 2019 - 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
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Recognize Achievement and Distinguished Service!


ISCB Annual Awards --- Deadline: 02 December

The 2020 Annual Awards Nominations are now accepting submissions!

Nominate a deserving scientist today for one of four ISCB Annual Awards:
 
Overton Prize Award
The Overton Prize was established by the ISCB in memory of G. Christian Overton, a major contributor to the field of bioinformatics and a member of the ISCB Board of Directors who died unexpectedly in 2000. The annual prize is awarded for outstanding accomplishment to a scientist in the early to mid-career stage (up to a decade post-degree), who has already made a significant contribution to the field of computational biology.
Submit a Nomination
 
 
Accomplishments by a Senior Scientist
The Senior Scientist Accomplishment Award recognizes a member of the computational biology community who is more than two decades post-degree and has made major contributions to the field of computational biology.
Submit a Nomination
 
 
ISCB Innovator Award
The ISCB Innovator Award is given to a leading scientist, 10-20 years post-degree, who consistently makes outstanding contributions to the field of computational biology and continues to forge new directions.
Submit a Nomination
 
 
Outstanding Contributions to ISCB Award
The Outstanding Contributions to ISCB Award is in recognition of outstanding service contributions by any member toward the betterment of ISCB through exemplary leadership, education, service, or a combination of the three.
Submit a Nomination
 
Nominees must be members of ISCB!

 

 

 

ROCKY 2019
Submit your Research

ROCKY 2019, Dec 5 – 7, 2019, Aspen/Snowmass, CO

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Submit your research  - Be a part of the premier conference of the Rockies!


Submit an Abstract - ROCKY 2019, Dec 5 – 7, 2019, Aspen/Snowmass, CO
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ACADEMIC GROUP DISCOUNTS:
An Affordable Opportunity – Plan an off-site retreat, bring your colleagues to Rocky for BIG SAVINGS!

Bring your family, friends and colleagues for a truly memorable experience!


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 Past participants comments:
“Such a fun conference, we will be back”
“Skiing and science was fabulous”
“Don’t change a thing, perfect balance of science, fun and time to get to know my colleagues”

 

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RSG with DREAM 2019
Save Money, Register Today!

RSG with DREAM 2019, November 4 - 6, 2019, New York, USA

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Why put off what you can do right now?  Register today and SAVE!

Early Registration: October 7!

The Foster discussions and establish collaborations. Join your colleagues for the prestigious RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics.

Don't forget to reserve your room at a special conference rate!

Discounted room rate available through October 4!
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DREAM Challenge Sessions!



Malaria DREAM Challenge:
An open innovation framework for discovery of anti-malarial drug combinations



DREAM Preterm Birth Prediction Challenge: Transcriptomic



Illuminating the Druggable Genome (IDG) Drug-Kinase Binding Prediction DREAM Challenge: Catalyzing compound-target interaction mapping
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The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

ISCB Announces Results of the
2019 Office Leadership Elections

The Board of Directors of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) is pleased to announce the results of the recent elections. Members of the society elected the following as Officers beginning January 2020:

Officers
Christine Orengo, President-Elect
Yana Bromberg, Vice President

For additional information on ISCB's annual nominations and elections procedures please see http://iscb.org/iscb-leadership-a-staff-/officers-and-board-directors/nomination-election-procedures.

The next call for nominations of directors, officers and student council leaders will open February 2020, for terms beginning in January 2021.

     

ISCB-AFRICA ASBCB 2019
Call for Abstracts for Oral & Poster Presentation!

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019, November 11-15, 2019, Kumasi, Ghana

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  ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 | November 11-15, 2019 | Kumasi, Ghana

Don't Delay -  Submit your research today!

Deadline to submit for oral presentation - September 13, 2019.

ISCB-Africa ASBCB Bioinformatics Conference welcomes original research and previously published research submissions for oral presentation consideration. Abstracts may cover any area of computational biology, but preferably within one of the topic areas listed below:

  • Agricultural Bioinformatics
  • AI in genomics and precision medicine
  • Bioinformatics Education
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Challenging traditional research ecosystems in Africa
  • Data governance
  • Data for OneHealth
  • Drug design and discovery
  • Informatics for Biobanks
  • Metagenomics
  • Open Science and Open Data
  • Pathogens genomics
  • Population Genetics, Variation and Evolution
  • General Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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Not ready to present a talk? ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 also welcomes poster abstract submissions to be presented at the conference in our poster sessions. More information here!

Deadline to submit for poster only consideration is September 30, 2019.

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ROCKY 2019
Call for Submissions

ROCKY 2019, Dec 5 – 7, 2019, Aspen/Snowmass, CO

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Submit your research  - Be a part of the premier conference of the Rockies!

Submit an Abstract - ROCKY 2019, Dec 5 – 7, 2019, Aspen/Snowmass, CO
The Rocky 2019 Conference will provide opportunities for short "flash" presentations (10 minute talks) and poster presentations on current projects from as many attendees as possible. Original presentations (including significant works-in-progress) are solicited in all areas that involve the application of advanced computational methods to significant problems in biology or medicine.

Please note: All presenters must register as a conference attendee by November 18, 2019 in order to give a presentation at Rocky 2019!

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RSG with DREAM 2019
There's still time! Submit your research!

RSG with DREAM 2019

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Foster Discussions & Establish Collaborations - Submit your cutting-edge research!

Abstract submission deadline: September 9!

The RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics invites abstracts for consideration for oral presentations or participation in a poster session.

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Call for Papers for DREAM Challenge Sessions!



Malaria DREAM Challenge:
An open innovation framework for discovery of anti-malarial drug combinations



DREAM Preterm Birth Prediction Challenge: Transcriptomic



Illuminating the Druggable Genome (IDG) Drug-Kinase Binding Prediction DREAM Challenge: Catalyzing compound-target interaction mapping
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Special Session on Cancer Systems Biology Submissions!

Regulatory and Systems Genomics 2019 will include an abstract submissions track for a Special Session of Cancer Systems Topics include but are not limited to: regulatory programs and signaling pathways in cancer cells, tumor-immune interactions and the tumor microenvironment, developmental plasticity in tumors and epigenetic analyses, tumor metabolism, genetic and non-genetic sources of heterogeneity, drug response and precision oncology.

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ISCB Buzz: Latest News, Events & Announcements
 
Looking for opportunities to share your research?  Submit TODAY to these dynamic and top conferences in the field!
 
 RSG with DREAM 2019, Nov 4 - 6, 2019, New York City, New York RSG with DREAM 2019 Call for Submissions deadline:
September 9, 2019
   
ISCB Africa ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics in Kumasi, Ghana, November 11 - 15, 2019

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 Oral Presentation Submissions deadline
September 13, 2019

New NIH Funding Opportunity!
The NIH Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) program is designed to facilitate the transition of promising postdoctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds, such as individuals from groups underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce at the faculty level, into independent faculty careers at research-intensive institutions. Visit here for more information. 
Must See ISCBtv!
Did you miss ISMB/ECCB 2019? Not to worry! Recorded talks from the premier comp bio conference of the year have now been posted to ISCB's YouTube channel! Check them out now!
More Important Deadlines below!
 
AdvCompBIo 2019, Nov 28 - 29, 2019,  La Pedrera. Barcelona, Spain AdvCompBio 2019 Early Registration deadline:
September 15, 2019
ROCKY 2019,  Dec 5 – 7, 2019, Aspen/Snowmass, CO Rocky 2019 Call for Abstracts deadline:
October 7, 2019
PSB 2020, January 3-7, 2020,  The Big Island of Hawaii PSB 2020 Early Registration deadline:
October 31, 2019
Travel Fellowship Opportunities!
Applications for traveling funding to attend the ISCB Africa ASBCB 2019 Conference on Bioinformatics are now being accepted. Funding aims to support the registration, travel and accommodation of students. Application deadline is September 16th! Full details here.
 
Members Corner
     
ISCB Career Center

The ISCB Career Center -
Connecting you to your career! It is the place to post a job, search for a job, or upload your resume.
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ISCB Members: SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions! Check out our title selection today !
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Senior Member Designation

The senior member designation is attained by members who are one decade post degree and who have demonstrated sustained contributions to the field of computational biology or to ISCB.
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ISCB Buzz: Latest News, Events & Announcements
 
Calling all Students & Postdocs!
The new ISCB Student Software Prize is now accepting submissions. The ISCB Student Software Prize was created to recognize the development of excellent bioinformatics software by students and postdocs that are members of the International Society for Computational Biology. Submit your software today!
Must See ISCBtv!
Did you miss ISMB/ECCB 2019? Not to worry! Recorded talks from the premier comp bio conference of the year have now been posted to ISCB's YouTube channel! Check them out now!
SOIBIO 2019 Early Registration!
Announcing the conference of "Bioinformatics in the 4th technological frontier" of Prof. Alfonso Valencia Computational Biology Life Sciences Group, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain - Register online by August 31st! Visit https://sites.google.com/view/soibio19 for more information.
Travel Fellowship Opportunities!
Applications for traveling funding to attend the ISCB Africa ASBCB 2019 Conference on Bioinformatics are now being accepted. Funding aims to support the registration, travel and accommodation of students. Application deadline is September 16th! Full details here.
 
Important Deadlines below!
 
 RSG with DREAM 2019 RSG with DREAM 2019 Call for Submissions deadline:
September 9, 2019
   

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 Oral Presentation Submissions deadline
September 13, 2019

AdvCompBIo 2019 AdvCompBio 2019 Early Registration deadline:
September 15, 2019
Rocky 2019 Rocky 2019 Call for Abstracts deadline:
October 7, 2019
PSB 2020 PSB 2020 Early Registration deadline:
October 31, 2019
Members Corner
     
ISCB Career Center

The ISCB Career Center -
Connecting you to your career! It is the place to post a job, search for a job, or upload your resume.
  SAVE on Journal Subscriptions

ISCB Members: SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions! Check out our title selection today !
Career Center
 
Journals
     
Senior Member Designation

The senior member designation is attained by members who are one decade post degree and who have demonstrated sustained contributions to the field of computational biology or to ISCB.
  Support ISCB!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ISCB every time you shop, at no cost to you. Shop on amazon.com with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the price to ISCB!


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ISCB-AFRICA ASBCB 2019
Call for Abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentation!

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019, November 11-15, 2019, Kumasi, Ghana

  Submission Deadlines
  Sept. 13 - Oral
Sept. 30 - Poster
  ABSTRACT
SUBMISSIONS
  POSTER ONLY
SUBMISSIONS
  KEY DATES
  KEYNOTE
SPEAKERS
  CONFERENCE
VENUE
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  GLBIO 2019 - Union South Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Credit: ©Wisconsin Union


Submit "hot" topics for Special Sessions - Be a part of this dynamic conference.

ISCB-Africa ASBCB Bioinformatics Conference welcomes original research and previously published research submissions for oral presentation consideration.

Abstract submissions are intended to convey a scientific result that is original work/previously published work, and are not advertisements for commercial software packages. Abstracts may cover any area of computational biology, but preferably within one of the topic areas listed below:

  • Agricultural Bioinformatics
  • AI in genomics and precision medicine
  • Bioinformatics Education
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Challenging traditional research ecosystems in Africa
  • Data governance
  • Data for OneHealth
  • Drug design and discovery
  • Informatics for Biobanks
  • Metagenomics
  • Open Science and Open Data
  • Pathogens genomics
  • Population Genetics, Variation and Evolution
  • General Bioinformatics and Computational Biology


Deadline to submit for oral presentation consideration is September 13, 2019.
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Not ready to present a talk? ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 also welcomes poster abstract submissions to be presented at the conference in our poster sessions. More information here!

Deadline to submit for poster only consideration is September 30, 2019.

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