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  • ROCKY 2021 - Dec 2 – 4, 2021, Aspen/Snowmass, CO
  • ISMB/ECCB 2021, July 25 - 30, 2021, Virtual Conference
  • Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics PG Cert, King’s College London
Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO 2015)
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Conference Updates,  NIGMS Strategic Plan, Call for ISCB Leadership Nominations, Training at ISMB/ECCB 2015 & National Science Medal Nominations!

ISCB Mourns the Loss of Klaus Tschira, SAP Founder
With a heavy heart, ISCB says goodbye to an impactful scientist Klaus Tschira, SAP Founder.  Our sympathies go out to the family during this very difficult time.

Call for ISCB Leadership Nominations!
If you know of excellent candidates that meet the eligibility requirements, please be sure to submit your nomination(s).
GLBIO 2015 Program Taking Shape!
The ISCB’s Tenth Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference will be held May 18-20 at Purdue University. The event will offer outstanding keynote speakers, tutorials, workshops, oral presentations and posters.

Registration is Now Open for ISMB/ECCB 2015!
Register Now and SAVE!  ISMB/ECCB 2015 will bring together scientists from a wide range of disciplines, including molecular biology, biology, medicine, computer science, mathematics and statistics.  Join us in Dublin for the World's Premier Conference on Computational Biology! 

News from the National Academy of Sciences
The National Academy of Sciences announced the creation of the new Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research. A generous gift from Raymond and Beverly Sackler and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation will endow the prize, to be presented annually beginning this year with an inaugural $400,000 award.

Call for Nominations!
Nominations are currently being accepted for the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The National Medals offer a unique opportunity to showcase the best and brightest minds within your organizations and the outstanding scientists and innovators you work with each and every day.

  • Click HERE to submit a nomination for the National Medal of Science
  • Click HERE to download the nomination form (Word document) for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Training at ISMB/ECCB 2015!
New for 2015!  The Applied Knowledge Exchange Sessions provide interactive educational and knowledge exchange opportunities. These sessions will be held on Saturday July 11 and a participation fee applies.

NIGMS Strategic Plan Now Available!
The new NIGMS strategic plan is designed to serve as a framework to both codify and focus our efforts, while still allowing us the flexibility to pursue untapped opportunities in mission-relevant areas.


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