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The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

Don't Miss These Important Deadlines!

GLBIO 2019 Early Registration deadline
April 08, 2019

ISMB/ECCB 2019 Call for Talks and Posters Abstracts deadline
April 11, 2019

GLBIO 2019 Late Breaking Poster Submission deadline
April 15, 2019

ISCB Board of Directors Nominations deadline
April 18, 2019

ISMB/ECCB 2019 Call for Technology Track deadline
May 09, 2019

ISMB/ECCB 2019: Call for Abstract Submissions!
Deadline: April 11!
CAMDA Deadline: May 12!

ISMB/ECCB invites abstracts for research that is topical to bioinformatics and computational biology to one of the Communities of Special Interest Tracks:

BOSC: Bioinformatics Open Source Conference
Evolution and Comparative Genomics
General Computational Biology

Can’t find your home COSI? ISCB welcomes submissions for all research in computational biology and bioinformatics. Simply submit to the general computational biology track above for oral and poster presentation consideration.

Register for ISMB/ECCB 2019 & Book Your Hotel!

We are pleased to announce that we have two hotels serving as Headquarters hotels. The Swissotel connected to the Congress Center Basel (CCB) and the Hyperion Hotel (approximately 5 minutes from the CCB). Discounted rates available at both. Don't wait --- book today and lock in this great rate when you register to attend this premier computational biology conference.

Student Council Symposium 2019 Announced

Student Council Symposium 2019 Announced

Register for GLBIO 2019 & Save!

Early Registration Deadline: April 8
Don't be left wishing you were involved in this high level conference! Submit high quality research to the 13th Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (an official conference of the International Society for Computational Biology).

ISCB RSG - SE USA Symposium on Computational Biology

Register today for the second annual ISCB SRG - SE USA Symposium on Computational Biology. Join us on December 6 – 7, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida. For more information, please visit http://rsg-se-usa.iscbsc.org/.

ELIXIR | CODATA-RDA Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop

Building on the success of the 2018 Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop (20-24 August 2018), we will be running the workshop again this year, focusing on both Machine Learning approaches in Bioinformatics, as well as automating the pipelines through the use of technologies such as CWL and Docker. Confirmed instructors are: Fotis E. Psomopoulos (ELIXIR), Amel Ghouila (H3ABioNet). Register today for the ELIXIR | CODATA-RDA Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop - Application is open, the deadline is April 18.

ISCB Leadership Nominations and Elections

ISCB Leadership Nominations are OPEN! ISCB Members are encouraged to put forward nominees for open leadership positions.

Nominate Now! ISCB Leadership Nominations and Elections

ELIXIR/ISB/GOBLET survey - We need your help!

Take the ELIXIR/ISB/GOBLET survey focused on mapping the data management and curation landscape. This survey is part of an ELIXIR Implementation Study designed to map the landscape of biocuration, the resources and tools used, and the training that is available and required.

ISCB SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!

ISCB Members SAVE BIG on Journal Subscriptions!
Looking for a great holiday gift? Look no further! Check out our title selection today: Bioinformatics - ISCB Community Journal by F1000Research.

15% Tuition Discount for ISCB Members
ISCB members receive a discount of 15% per course when they enroll in the online MS in Bioinformatics or MS in Health & Medical Informatics program from Brandeis University. Students prepare to start or advance their informatics careers with state-of-the-art education from expert faculty in a flexible, 100% online format.

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:
Not yet a member of ISCB? Don't keep missing out on conference discounts, access to incredible science and so much more! Click here for all membership benefits and further details!

ISCB 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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Upcoming Conferences -- Mark Your Calendars!

May 5 – 8, 2019
Washington, USA
GLBIO 2019
May 19 - 22, 2019
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
July 21 - 25, 2019
Basel, Switzerland
Nov 4 - 6, 2019
ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019
Nov 11 - 15, 2019