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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

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RECOMB/ISCB Conference Regulatory and Systems Genomics with DREAM Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference (Rocky 2017) NGS 2018 Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference (Rocky 2017)
Conference Regulatory &

with DREAM

November 19 - 21, 2017
New York, NY
Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics
(Rocky 2017)

Dec 7 - 9, 2017
Aspen/Snowmass, CO
NGS 2018
April 9 – 11, 2018
Barcelona, Spain
ISMB 2018
July 6 - 10, 2018
Chicago, Illinois


Save the Date for ISMB 2018:
July 6 - 10, 2018
ISMB brings together scientists from computer science, molecular biology, mathematics, statistics and related fields. Its principal focus is on the development and application of advanced computational methods for biological problems. Join us in Chicago to connect, engage, and inspire!

RFI: Next-Generation Data Science Challenges in Health & Biomedicine:   Deadline November 01, 2017
On behalf of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Library of Medicine (NLM) seeks community input on new data science research initiatives that could address key challenges currently faced by researchers, clinicians, administrators, and others, in all areas of biomedical, social/behavioral and health-related research.

OUP Open Access Discount!
ISCB works closely with OUP Bioinformatics to reduce open access charges.  ISCB is pleased to announce that OUP Bioinformatics will now offer a 15% discount on open access charges for all ISCB members.  The discount will be applied after acceptance and requires author noting that he/she is an ISCB member.  Not a member? Join today!

Hot off the E-press:
The ISCB Fall Newsletter
Just released - the Fall Newsletter is here.  Read through the exciting updates from within the scientific community and society updates!  

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. Job posting and resume upload is complimentary for members. Nonmember may also participate for a nominal fee.

ISCB Membership:
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ISCB Journal Subscription Discounts: All ISCB members interested in subscribing to print or online issues of traditional subscription-based journals receive a discount on subscriptions to the journals highlighted below. Student members are entitled to additional discounts. To subscribe, log into My ISCB and select the Subscribe to Journal menu item located on the left-hand menu. Take advantage of this DISCOUNT and order your journal TODAY!

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Dear Members and Colleagues,

It has been brought to our attention that someone is posing as ISCB president Alfonso Valencia and trying to solicit money by using other ISCB member names. These emails look very convincing and concerning. These emails are NOT REALDO NOT CALL the number.  DO NOT respond to the email.  

The most recent email address they are using is "Dr. Alfonso Valencia” <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>.  If you receive an email from this address, please  report it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ISCB has taken action to report these emails and has blocked the sender from our @iscb.org system.  

These scammer will continue to get creative and create new fake email addresses.  Unfortunately, there is very little we can do to prevent this from happening.  ISCB adheres to it privacy policy at all times and communicated with our members using only official iscb.org email addresses.

This is a public service announcement.  Feel free to contact us directly with inquires.