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Christine Orengo, ISCB President, Takes the Helm

It is an exciting time in ISCB’s history as we welcome our first female president, Christine Orengo. Elected by the members in 2019, Christine will serve in the presidential role for the next three years. Thank you, Thomas Lengauer, for your leadership and stewardship over the last three years. ISCB would also like to thank the following outgoing Officers and Members of the Board of Directors:

Thomas Lengauer, President
Scott Markel, Secretary
Bonnie Berger, Vice President
Francisco Melo Ledermann, Director
Nicola Mulder, Director
Predrag Radivojac, Director

Thank you for your service to the Society!
ISMB/ECCB 2021 Call for Special Sessions & Proceedings!

Submissions Deadline: January 28

ISMB/ECCB 2021 features a Special Sessions track for emerging research areas that will run throughout the conference in parallel to other tracks (except the keynote presentations). In its structure, each session(s) provides a more in-depth look at the subject matter presented. Submit your Special Session.

Proceedings submission is open for full papers (not abstracts) consisting of new, non-published work, reporting theoretical, computational, and statistical advances in computational biology and its intersections with other fields. Submissions are encouraged to report on advances in algorithm development and optimization, data structures, data visualization, artificial intelligence/machine learning, text mining, statistical inference, database and ontology development, image analysis, citizen and open science, etc. to analyze all types of biological data. Submit for Proceedings.
Mark your calendars for the upcoming ISCB Posterpalooza:

March 10, 2021 - 24hr twitter takeover

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ISCB Society Announcements

COSI ISCBacademy Scientific Program Coordinator
ISCB seeks applications from student and postdoctoral fellows wishing to serve in the volunteer role of COSI ISCBacademy Scientific Program Coordinator. Continue reading. . .


ISCB Academy Webinars:
ISCB Academy Webinars:

Mark your Calendar:

The ISCB Competency Framework: what is it and how does it support bioinformatics education and training?
by Cath Brooksbank
January 26, 2021 at 9:00AM EST

SaGePhy: A Phylogenetic Simulation Framework for Gene and Subgene Evolution
by Soumya Kundu
January 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM EST


Webinar Series Proposals

Interested in proposing a talk for an ISCBacademy Webinar? Submit your proposal today.

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Community News

ISCB Community News

Request for Information (RFI):
Opportunities for New National Programs at the National Cancer Institute Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

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GLBIO 2021
GLBIO 2021

Call for Submissions

Full Paper
Submission Deadline

February 1, 2021

Abstract & Poster
Submission Deadline:

March 1, 2021


ISCB COVID-19 Section

ISCB COVID-19 Section

Call for Submissions

If you are a member of ISCB we encourage you to submit entries to the Science collection and Tutorial collection.


ISCB Career Center

ISCB Career Center

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obs, find talent

ISCB Career Center – the place to post a job, search for a job, or upload your CV - complimentary for members. Nonmember may also participate for a nominal fee.

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Green ISCB: ISCB Groves

Green ISCB: ISCB Groves

Environmental Sustainability Effort

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  SIB Bioinformatics Awards 2021
SIB Bioinformatics Awards 2021

Environmental Entries open for the 2021 Bioinformatics. Awards

SIB Bioinformatics Awards 2021
Environmental Entries open for the 2021 Bioinformatics. Awards
The Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is supporting bioinformatics excellence through the Bioinformatics Awards. The deadline for submissions is arriving quickly and it is therefore the last chance to participate. They represent a great chance to boost your career or that of your colleagues, make new contacts and get substantial benefits

Apply here

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