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Dear ISCB Members and Colleagues,

The ISCB Latin America 2012 conference is making available one last opportunity to present your research at the conference, with a Call for Late Posters that is open for just the next three days.

>> Call for Late Poster Submissions - Just Three Days to Submit! <<

Late Poster Presentation submission deadline: February 7, 2012

(Please note that late poster presenters are not eligible for travel fellowship funding.)

The conference will be preceded by tutorials on March 17 and 18; the main conference takes place on March 19-21; a full day of post-conference workshops and round table discussions happens on March 22. It all takes place at one of Latin America's most prestigious universities, the Universidad Católica de Chile (Catholic University of Chile), located in the heart of vibrant Santiago.


>> Click Here to go Directly to Registration Information <<

Early registration deadline: February 10, 2012

Researchers from all countries of the world are welcome and encouraged to attend, and registrations received to-date have come from Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. If yours is not among them we encourage you to consider making plans to attend today, and submitting your late poster within the next 72 hours. This meeting will provide a forum for rich international exchange and collaboration. Students and post docs can expect to be deeply motivated and inspired to pursue and perform the best research possible in their chosen interest areas, while established and senior researchers will find unique opportunities to interact with peers and to influence the careers of our next generation of researchers. All attendees will be intellectually stimulated by our exceptional line up of international and regional keynote speakers.

The main conference features five international keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Peer Bork, EMBL-Heidelberg, Germany

  • Dr. Alessandro Sette, La Jolla Institute for Immunology and Allergy, USA

  • Dr. Manfred Sippl, University of Salzburg, Austria

  • Dr. Yves van de Peer, Ghent University, Belgium

  • Dr. Aleksey Zimin, University of Maryland, USA

In addition, seven highly accomplished keynote speakers from the Latin America region will also deliver talks at the conference. The full list of keynote talks can be found HERE.

Networking opportunities include poster session receptions, a conference banquet, and casual evenings spent exploring the vast and vibrant city of Santiago together with old and new friends and colleagues.

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT TUTORIAL REGISTRATIONS: An impressive selection of practical tutorials and hands-on workshops will be presented by some of the most well-known research groups in the world. Registration is limited to the capacity of each tutorial room, and will be accepted in the order in which the registrations are received until capacity is reached. We expect all tutorials to sell-out, and recommend early registration to ensure your tutorial preference can be accepted.

Please forward this mail to colleagues and collaborators you feel might be interested or should attend ISCB Latin America 2012. Sponsorship opportunities are also still available and all inquiries are welcome at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Submit your late poster abstract and register for the conference and tutorials now to take advantage of this final opportunity to present your work and save with the early discount while it lasts. We hope to see you in Santiago next month!


The ISCB Latin America 2012 Organizing Committees