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GLBIO 2014 Call for Papers & Registration OPEN

IMPORTANT DATES:
January 29, 2014:
Call for Presentations Closes

February 28, 2014:
Acceptance Notifications

March 31, 2014:
Early Bird Registration Deadline

April 18, 2014:
Room Block Rate Deadline

MEMBER/NONMEMBER
REGISTRATION RATES
EARLY Registration - Valid until March 31, 2014
ISCB Member Non-Member
Industry $420 $640
Academic/
Non-profit/
Government/
Postdoc
$295 $495
Student $95 $195

REGULAR Registration - Starting April 1, 2014 ISCB Member Non-Member
Industry $520 $740
Academic/
Non-profit/
Government/
Postdoc
$395 $595
Student $195 $295

Become an ISCB Member and SAVE!

Mark your calendars for the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2014!

May 16 - 18, 2014
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, University of Cincinnati

Interested in being a part of an elite and dynamic program? Call for original papers, highlights papers, and posters presentations is now open for submission.

Submit your research today!

Presentations in the following areas are particularly encouraged for all submissions:

  • Algorithm Development & Machine Learning
  • Databases & Ontologies
  • Text Mining & Natural Language Processing
  • Bioimage Analysis
  • Biological Networks
  • Chemical Biology
  • Clinical Informatics & Epidemiology
  • Disease Models & Molecular Medicine
  • Evolutionary, Comparative, & Meta-Genomics
  • Gene Regulation & Transcriptomics
  • Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics
  • Personalized Genetics and Genomics: Exome, Genome, Transcriptome
  • RNA & Protein: Structure, Modification, Localization, Interaction, Function

Register and find out more about this exciting and unique gathering of industry experts and collegiate giants.

Mark your calendar today and join us in Cincinnati at GLBIO 2014!


 

GLBIO 2014: Call for Papers!

Submit your research today and be a part of the exciting program line up at Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2014!

IMPORTANT DATES:
January 29, 2014:
Call for Presentations Closes

February 28, 2014:
Acceptance Notifications

March 31, 2014:
Early Bird Registration Deadline

April 18, 2014:
Room Block Rate Deadline

MEMBER/NONMEMBER
REGISTRATION RATES
EARLY Registration - Valid until March 31, 2014
ISCB Member Non-Member
Industry $420 $640
Academic/
Non-profit/
Government/
Postdoc
$295 $495
Student $95 $195

REGULAR Registration - Starting April 1, 2014 ISCB Member Non-Member
Industry $520 $740
Academic/
Non-profit/
Government/
Postdoc
$395 $595
Student $195 $295

Become an ISCB Member and SAVE!

Mark your calendar today and join us in Cincinnati at GLBIO 2014!

>> CLICK HERE FOR SUBMISSION SITE <<
DEADLINE: JANUARY 29, 2014

May 16 - 18, 2014

Cincinnati Children's Hospital, University of Cincinnati

Proposals are being accepted for:

GLBIO 2014 will feature dynamic Keynote Speakers and Tutorial sessions led by proven industry experts.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Gary Bader, PhDGary Bader, Associate Professor
The Donnelly Centre at the University of Toronto
http://baderlab.org/GaryBader




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Tanya Y. Berger-Wolf, PhDTanya Y. Berger-Wolf, Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

University of Illinois
http://compbio.cs.uic.edu/~tanya/



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Charles Brooks, PhDCharles Brooks, Warner-Lambert/Park-Davis
Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Biophysics
University of Michigan
http://brooks.chem.lsa.umich.edu/index.php?page=charles_l._brooks_iii&subdir=articles/group

.......................................................

Michael Hawrylcz, PhDMichael Hawrylcz, Investigator
Allen Institute for Brian Science
www.alleninstitute.org/about_us/staff/michael_hawrylycz.html






TUTORIAL SPEAKERS

GLBIO 2014 will feature dynamic tutorial sessions led by proven industry experts on Friday, May 16.

Sorin Draghici, Wayne State University
Topic: Advanced Gene Network

Anil Jegga, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Topic: Advanced Gene Network

Jarek Meller, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Topic: An Introduction to Bioinformatics

Isaac Neuhaus, University of California at San Francisco
Topic: Visualization Web Interface - Javascript for Programmers

Larsson Omberg, Sage Bionetworks
Topic: An Introduction to Sage Synapys Platform

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Submit your research NOW!


 

CSHALS 2014: Early Bird Registration!

IMPORTANT DATES
January 31, 2014 Registration Deadline: Accepted Presenters Required
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES
ISCB MEMBER REGISTRATION FEES Until
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 26 –
Feb 28, 2014
Student $200 $300
Post Doc $325 $425
Academic/Non-profit/Government $375 $475
Corporate $575 $675

NON MEMBER REGISTRATION FEES Until
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 26 –
Feb 28, 2014
Student $300 $400
Post Doc $475 $575
Academic/Non-profit/Government $575 $675
Corporate $775 $875

Become a Member and SAVE!

CSHALS should be part of your plans for 2014!

Register Now and SAVE!

February 26 - 28, 2014
Boston, MA


Join your colleagues at CSHALS, Conference on Semantics in Healthcare & Life Sciences, a premier annual event focused on the practical application of Semantic Web and other semantic technologies to problems in the Life Sciences, including pharmaceutical industry and related areas, such as hospitals/healthcare institutions and academic research labs.
 
Don't miss your opportunity to hear from cutting-edge practitioners of knowledge engineering and forward-thinking strategists in information and knowledge management in the life sciences.
 
Topics covered at CSHALS 2014:

  •     Data Analytics
  •     Knowledge Representation
  •     Information and Knowledge Management
  •     Knowledge Engineering
  •     Machine learning and Reasoning

Check out the CSHALS 2014 Keynote speakers and tutorials!

Register now and join us in Boston!

 Visit www.iscb.org/cshals2014 for all conference information


 

ISMB 2014: Highlights Submissions

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Highlights Track:
Closes February 28, 2014

Posters:
Closes March 14, 2014

Technology Track:
Closes April 25, 2014

Art and Science:
Closes May 9, 2014
ISMB Registration:
Registration for ISMB 2014 opens March 24, 2014
ISCB Room Block
Now Open!

Book early and SAVE!

Submit your published research for presentation at ISMB 2014 - Highlights Talks Submissions Deadline is February 28

Boston, Massachusetts
July 11 – 15, 2014

The Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) conference will bring together Bioinformaticians and Computational Biologists working in a wide range of disciplines, including molecular biology, biology, medicine, computer science, mathematics and statistics. Papers that demonstrate both the development of new computational techniques AND their application to Molecular and Systems Biology, with significant outcomes to biomedical, agricultural, and environmental questions are especially encouraged.

Call for Highlight Talks - ISMB 2014

Highlights Deadline: February 28, 2014

Present your research for The Highlights Track, ranked as one of the top three events at ISMB and continues to be one of the most popular conference tracks.

Authors will be notified of acceptance no later than Friday, April 4, 2014.

Mark your calendars for ISMB 2014 and join us in Boston!




Final Call for Proceedings Submissions - ISMB 2014

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Proceedings:

Closes January 10, 2014

Highlights Track:
Closes February 28, 2014

Posters:
Closes March 14, 2014

Technology Track:
Closes April 25, 2014

Art and Science:
Closes May 9, 2014
ISMB Registration:
Registration for ISMB 2014 opens March 24, 2014
ISCB Room Block
Now Open!

Book early and SAVE!

Call for Proceedings Closes January 10, 2014 –
Complete Details Here!

Boston, Massachusetts
July 11 – 15, 2014

Call for Proceedings - ISMB 2014

The Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) conference will bring together Bioinformaticians and Computational Biologists working in a wide range of disciplines, including molecular biology, biology, medicine, computer science, mathematics and statistics. Papers that demonstrate both the development of new computational techniques AND their application to Molecular and Systems Biology, with significant outcomes to biomedical, agricultural, and environmental questions are especially encouraged.

Proceedings Deadline: January 10, 2014

Submit high-quality research papers in any aspect of computational biology, including the following areas:

Area Area Chair
Applied Bioinformatics Thomas Lengauer, Lenore Cowen
Bioimaging & Data Visualization Bob Murphy
Databases, Ontologies & Test Mining Hagit Shatkay,
Alex Bateman
Disease Models & Epidemiology Simon Kasif,
David Heckerman
Evolution & Comparative Genomics Bernard Moret,
Tandy Warnow
Gene Regulation & Transcriptomics Alex Hartemink,
Zohar Yakhini
Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics Olga Vitek,
Bill Noble
Metabolic Networks Jason Papin
Population Genomics Eran Halperin,
Itsik Pe'er
Protein Interactions & Molecular Networks Mona Singh,
Trey Ideker
Protein Structure & Function Jie Liang,
Jinbo Xu
RNA Bioinformatics Ivo Hofacker,
Jerome Waldespuhl
Sequence Analysis Cenk Sahinalp,
Mike Brudno

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Deadline Approaching to Submit to CSHALS - Last call for submissions - Present your work at CSHALS - Call for submissions close January 10!

IMPORTANT DATES
January 10, 2014

Call for Paper Presentations Closes
January 10, 2014 Call for Posters Closes
January 31, 2014 Registration Deadline: Accepted Presenters Required
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES
ISCB MEMBER REGISTRATION FEES Until
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 26 –
Feb 28, 2014
Student $200 $300
Post Doc $325 $425
Academic/Non-profit/Government $375 $475
Corporate $575 $675

NON MEMBER REGISTRATION FEES Until
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 26 –
Feb 28, 2014
Student $300 $400
Post Doc $475 $575
Academic/Non-profit/Government $575 $675
Corporate $775 $875

Become a Member and SAVE!

CSHALS should be part of your plans for 2014!

February 26 - 28, 2014
Boston, MA

Submit your work for an opportunity to present at CSHALS and join the prestigious line up of keynote speakers!

Introducing the CSHALS Keynotes:

Ronald Collette
Chief Information Officer
Foundation Medicine
Cambridge, MA, USA

.......................................................
Hilmar Lapp, Ph.D
Assistant Director for Informatics
National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)
Durham, North Carolina, USA

Presentation Title:
Semantics of and for the Diversity of Life: Opportunities and Perils of Trying to Reason on the Frontier
.......................................................
Deborah McGuiness, PhD
Professor, Computer and Cognitive Science
Founding Director, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Web Science Research Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Troy, NY, USA
.......................................................
Prof. Dr. B. (Barend) Mons
Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Netherlands Bioinformatics Center (NBIC), The Netherlands

Presentation Title:
Semantics Based Biomedical Knowledge Search, Integration and Discovery


For more information on submissions:

Register NOW and join us in Boston!


 

GLBIO 2014: Call for Papers!

Submit your research today and be a part of the exciting program line up at Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2014!

IMPORTANT DATES:
January 15, 2014:
Call for Presentations Closes

February 28, 2014:
Acceptance Notifications

March 31, 2014:
Early Bird Registration Deadline

April 18, 2014:
Room Block Rate Deadline

MEMBER/NONMEMBER
REGISTRATION RATES
EARLY Registration - Valid until March 31, 2014
ISCB Member Non-Member
Industry $420 $640
Academic/
Non-profit/
Government/
Postdoc
$295 $495
Student $95 $195

REGULAR Registration - Starting April 1, 2014 ISCB Member Non-Member
Industry $520 $740
Academic/
Non-profit/
Government/
Postdoc
$395 $595
Student $195 $295

Become an ISCB Member and SAVE!

Mark your calendar today and join us in Cincinnati at GLBIO 2014!

May 16 - 18, 2014
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, University of Cincinnati

Proposals are being accepted for:

GLBIO 2014 will feature dynamic Keynote Speakers and Tutorial sessions led by proven industry experts.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Gary Bader, PhDGary Bader, Associate Professor
The Donnelly Centre at the University of Toronto
http://baderlab.org/GaryBader




.......................................................

Tanya Y. Berger-Wolf, PhDTanya Y. Berger-Wolf, Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

University of Illinois
http://compbio.cs.uic.edu/~tanya/



.......................................................

Charles Brooks, PhDCharles Brooks, Warner-Lambert/Park-Davis
Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Biophysics
University of Michigan
http://brooks.chem.lsa.umich.edu/index.php?page=charles_l._brooks_iii&subdir=articles/group

.......................................................

Michael Hawrylcz, PhDMichael Hawrylcz, Investigator
Allen Institute for Brian Science
www.alleninstitute.org/about_us/staff/michael_hawrylycz.html






TUTORIAL SPEAKERS

GLBIO 2014 will feature dynamic tutorial sessions led by proven industry experts on Friday, May 16.

Sorin Draghici, Wayne State University
Topic: Advanced Gene Network

Anil Jegga, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Topic: Advanced Gene Network

Jarek Meller, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Topic: An Introduction to Bioinformatics

Isaac Neuhaus, University of California at San Francisco
Topic: Visualization Web Interface - Javascript for Programmers

Larsson Omberg, Sage Bionetworks
Topic: An Introduction to Sage Synapys Platform

.......................................................

Submit your research NOW!


 

Present your work at CSHALS 2014 - Call for submissions closes January 10!

IMPORTANT DATES
January 10, 2014

Call for Paper Presentations Closes
January 10, 2014 Call for Posters Closes
January 31, 2014 Registration Deadline: Accepted Presenters Required
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES
ISCB MEMBER REGISTRATION FEES Until
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 26 –
Feb 28, 2014
Student $200 $300
Post Doc $325 $425
Academic/Non-profit/Government $375 $475
Corporate $575 $675

NON MEMBER REGISTRATION FEES Until
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 26 –
Feb 28, 2014
Student $300 $400
Post Doc $475 $575
Academic/Non-profit/Government $575 $675
Corporate $775 $875

Become a Member and SAVE!

CSHALS should be part of your plans for 2014!

Conference on Semantics in Healthcare and Life Sciences
February 26 - 28, 2014
Boston, MA

Submit full research papers, application papers, presentation abstracts, and posters Now!

Call for Submissions Deadline: January 10, 2014

Topics covered by CSHALS 2014 span the continuum between semantic standards development, data analytics, knowledge representation, information and knowledge management, knowledge engineering, and machine learning and reasoning.

CSHALS is the premier annual event focused on the practical application of Semantic Web and other semantic technologies to problems in the Life Sciences, including pharmaceutical industry and related areas, such as hospitals/healthcare institutions and academic research labs.

CSHALS has for 7 years been the ISCB reference conference for cutting-edge practitioners of knowledge engineering and forward-thinking strategists in information and knowledge management in the life sciences.

Visit www.iscb.org/cshals2014 for all conference information.

Register NOW and join us in Boston!


 

Inside ISCB - The Latest News & Announcements

Awards, Deadlines & Areas of Interest

Upcoming Conferences & Submission Dates:
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Conference on Semantics in Healthcare and Life Sciences
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
February 26 - 28, 2014

  • January 10, 2014: Submission Deadline
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Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
May 16 - 18, 2014
  • January 15, 2014: Submission Deadline
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The NGS Conference The NGS Conference
Barcelona, Spain
June 22 - 24, 2014
  • March 14, 2014: Submission Deadline
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Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology Intelligent Systems for Molecular
Biology 2014

Boston, Massachusetts, USA
July 11 - 15, 2014
  • January 10, 2014: Proceedings Submission Deadline
  • February 28, 2014: Highlights Submission Deadline
  • March 14, 2014: Poster Submission Deadline
  • March 28, 2014: LBR Submission Deadline
  • April 25, 2014: Tech Track Submission Deadline
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ISCB Latin America ISCB Latin America Conference on Bioinformatics
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 22 - 24, 2014
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Become an ISCB member and SAVE!

ISCB Congratulates Philip Bourne on Recent NIH Appointment
The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) congratulates past president and Fellow, Philip E. Bourne, Ph.D., on being selected as the first permanent Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Bourne will start his new role at NIH in early 2014.

ISCB Membership Survey
Join your colleagues in helping to define the future of ISCB! Take a few minutes to complete the ISCB Membership Survey.

ISCB: past–present perspective for the International Society for Computational Biology
An article in Bioinformatics by ISCB's President, Burkhard Rost on the important role ISCB continues to play in advancing the understanding of living systems through computation.

An Exciting New ISCB Member Benefit
ISCB is pleased to now provide to its members complimentary and full access to Faculty of 1000's F1000Prime. Take advantage of this exciting opportunity before it expires April 30, 2014!

Conference on Semantics in Healthcare and Life Sciences (CSHALS) Finalizes Program
Don't miss this exciting conference in February with four excellent key notes speakers and a tutorials on the Enterprise and Scientific Data Sharing using Callimachus. Papers and posters are still being accepted.

Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO) Establishes Strong Program for 2014 Meeting
The conference is co-organized by the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Consortium to provide and 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. Check out the recent program updates and tutorial line-up.


Submit your research today and be a part of the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2014!

IMPORTANT DATES:
January 15, 2014:
Call for Presentations Closes

February 28, 2014:
Acceptance Notifications

March 31, 2014:
Early Bird Registration Deadline

April 18, 2014:
Room Block Rate Deadline

MEMBER/NONMEMBER
REGISTRATION RATES
EARLY Registration - Valid until March 31, 2014
ISCB Member Non-Member
Industry $420 $640
Academic/
Non-profit/
Government/
Postdoc
$295 $495
Student $95 $195

REGULAR Registration - Starting April 1, 2014 ISCB Member Non-Member
Industry $520 $740
Academic/
Non-profit/
Government/
Postdoc
$395 $595
Student $195 $295

Become an ISCB Member and SAVE!

Mark your calendars for the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2014!

May 16 - 18, 2014
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, University of Cincinnati

GLBIO 2014 is pleased to announce that the call for speakers is now open for its ninth annual conference.  Proposals are being accepted for highlights speakers, research presentations, flash presentations and posters.

Submit your research today!

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2014!

Mark your calendar today and join us in Cincinnati at GLBIO 2014!