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Call for Posters - ISCB Africa ASBCB 2013

Dear ISCB and ASBCB Members and Colleagues,

The poster submission deadline for the ISCB Africa ASBCB 2013 Conference on Bioinformatics is coming up on December 12, 2012. Be sure to submit your poster by this date to be eligible to apply for a travel fellowship. The conference is being held in Tunis, Tunisia, March 13th -15th, 2013, and registration is now open.

The meeting will include topics of general interest in bioinformatics, with a special focus on the bioinformatics of African pathogens, vectors, and human genetics. We especially welcome abstracts on the bioinformatics of diseases relevant to Africa, and with the new Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) initiative the genetics focus is particularly relevant and timely.

Poster Abstracts:  due by December 12th

Click above to access the conference submission guidelines and then follow the links to submit your poster.


Student Travel Fellowship Applications:  due by December 12th

Follow the link above to access the Travel Fellowship application form. A limited number of Travel Fellowships will be granted exclusively to students and post docs from African research institutions whose paper or poster submission is accepted. Travel Fellowship applicants must first submit a paper or poster before submitting a Travel Fellowship application.


Early Registration: deadline February 6th, 2013

Click above to access the registration page with pricing and workshop options. All early registrants will benefit from discounted prices, and all ISCB and ASBCB members will enjoy significant additional savings.

Come one, come all! Please share this mail with your colleagues and collaborators to encourage their participation as well. We look forward to seeing you in Tunisia in March!

Yours sincerely,

Alia Benkahla
ISCB Africa ASBCB Conference Chair

Dan Masiga
ISCB Africa ASBCB Conference Program Committee Chair