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AFRICA 2019
Call for Workshop & Tutorial Proposals!

ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019, November 11-15, 2019, Kumasi, Ghana

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Submit Cutting Edge Proposals for Workshops and Tutorials - Be a part of this dynamic conference.

Workshop & Tutorial Proposals Deadline:
June 28, 2019

This call is an open invitation to scientists and professionals working in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology to submit high quality proposals for tutorials, workshops or mini-courses (tutorial program) at the ISCB-Africa ASBCB Conference 2019. Workshops will take place on November 14th and 15th.

Tutorials may include any form of presentation such as talks, panel discussions or hands-on training. They serve an educational function and are expected to provide a balanced perspective on a field of research. Sessions on broadly used bioinformatics tools (Ensembl/UCSC, Galaxy, Cytoscape, etc.) will be considered.

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AdvCompBio 2019: Mark Your Calendars!

AdvCompBio 2019, Nov 28 -29, 2019, La Pedrera. Barcelona, Spain





 
 
 
Now accepting submissions!
 
A conference to promote women's research in computational biology
 
Fostering collaboration among women scientists
 
The first Advances in Computational Biology conference will bring together researchers working on systems biology, omics technologies, artificial intelligence and high-performance computing (HPC) with applications to biology from both the public and the private sectors. The conference will be held November 28-29 in La Pedrera (Barcelona).

The conference is organised by the Bioinfo4Women programme from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) with the collaboration of IMIM-UPF Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB), the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB/ELIXIR-ES) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya· BarcelonaTech (UPC). It is an affiliate conference of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB).
 
An open to all conference in which organizers and speakers are women.
 
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The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

Press Release - ISMB/ECCB 2019 Child Care


ISCB is pleased to announce the arrangement of childcare services provided by profawo Basel (to be named Familycare Basel July 1, 2019) for registered delegates’ attending the ISMB/ECCB 2019.  Slots are limited and may be reserved on a first come first serve basis for the duration of the event July 21 - 25, 2019.

profawo Basel (short for “pro family and work”) has been the competent solution provider in Switzerland since 2000 for all questions concerning the balancing of work and family life. profawo Basel is operating seven daycare centers and a day kindergarten.  

During the ISMB/ECCB 2019 meeting, childcare will be offered for children aged 3 months to 12 years for registered congress delegates during the following hours:

Sunday, July 21   9:00 AM – 8:30 PM
   
Monday, July 22  8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
   
Tuesday, July 23  8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
   
Wednesday, July 24  8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
   
Thursday, July 25 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
   


The children will be looked after in Basel Congress Center by specialized caregivers with proven qualifications and experience. The program includes indoor activities as well as excursions and strolls (depending on the age of the children, the composition of the groups and weather conditions).

Age-appropriate food, diapers (Pampers), hygiene articles as well as age-appropriate toys, board games and DVDs will be provided by profawo Basel. Should special hygiene and care articles or a special diet be necessary for the child, we ask you to contact us at an early stage.

Registration details will be available online at www.iscb.org/ismbeccb2019.

ISCB would like to thank the following groups for their generous support of this initiative making childcare possible in 2019!

The International Society for Computational Biology F1000 Calico LLC
 
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Africa 2019: Save the Date!


     

 

GLBIO 2019
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Submit your late breaking research today!

Late Breaking Poster Submission Deadline:
May 09, 2019

From novice to expert - there is something for everyone @GLBIO 2019!

Online Registration Deadline
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May 13, 2019!

The conference is organized by the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Consortium to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of research findings and methods. An important goal for the conference is to foster long term collaborative relationships and networking opportunities within the domain of computational approaches to biology. The program will include oral presentations, poster presentations, invited keynote speakers and tutorials.

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Deadline: June 20, 2019
 
 
 
 



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Technology Track Submissions
Deadline: May 11, 2019

 

 

The Technology Track allows organizations to showcase their software and/or hardware relevant to the bioinformatics/molecular biology community. Demonstrate your technology to a renowned audience at the premier comp bio conference of the year!

Prior to submitting please review the ISCB Exhibitor and Technology Track guidelines for presentations available here.

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Submit Your Research
Opportunities still available!

 

 

CAMDA: Critical Assessment of Massive Data Analysis
EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 12, 2019

Submit your research to the Late Poster Submissions!
LATE POSTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 15, 2019

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Exhibitors & Sponsors
Space filling up fast!






ISMB/ECCB 2019 attracts top international scientists and key decision makers in the life sciences – experts in areas such as computer science, molecular biology and medicine, mathematics and statistics – from the world's largest and most prestigious research institutions and companies.

ISMB/ECCB 2019 is expected to attract scientific leaders from over 50 countries – that’s 50 markets!

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Don't Miss These Important Deadlines!

ISMB/ECCB 2019 Call for Technology Track
May 11, 2019

ISMB/ECB 2019 CAMDA Extended Abstracts
May 12, 2019

GLBIO 2019 Online Registration
May 13, 2019

ISCB Officers Nominations
May 25, 2019


ISCB congratulates Christine Orengo on being named a Fellow of the Royal Society!
Christine Orengo, longtime member and dedicated volunteer of ISCB, has recently been elected as a Royal Society Fellow.  We congratulate Christine on this great honor!
https://royalsociety.org/people/christine-orengo-14112/

8th ISCB Wikipedia Competition!
Deadline May 17, 2019
Only a few weeks remain to submit entries to the 8th ISCB Wikipedia Competition! Entry to the competition is open to students and trainees of any level, both as individuals and as groups. Prizes of up to $500 will be awarded to the best new and improved Wikipedia articles at ISMB/ECCB 2019. Enter today!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:ISCB-WP8


Mark Your Calendars!
Save the date for the ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019 Conference: Nov 11 - 15, 2019!
www.iscb.org/iscbafrica2019


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.

Art in Science Award

Deadline: June 30, 2019
Find the beauty of science through art!
ISCB members attending the ISMB/ECCB 2019 are encouraged to showcase the artistic side of science by submitting to The Art in Science Competition!  Submit it your work today!
www.iscb.org/iscb-art-in-science-competition

Student Council Symposium 2019 Announced

Student Council Symposium 2019 Announced



Register for GLBIO 2019!

Online Registration Deadline: May 13
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/.

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.


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ISCB Senior Member Designation
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Upcoming Conferences -- Mark Your Calendars!

GLBIO 2019 ISMB/ECCB 2019 RSGDREAM 2019 ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019
RECOMB 2019
May 5 – 8, 2019
Washington, USA
GLBIO 2019
May 19 - 22, 2019
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
ISMB/ECCB 2019
July 21 - 25, 2019
Basel, Switzerland
RSGDREAM 2019
Nov 4 - 6, 2019
New York, USA
ISCB-Africa ASBCB 2019
Nov 11 - 15, 2019
Kumasi, Ghana