20th Annual International Conference on
Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology


Poster Chair: Yana Bromberg, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

**Call for Posters Submission Site**  Closes April 20, 2012

The organizers of ISMB 2012 invite all interested participants and conference attendees to consider presenting a poster.


Monday, March 19, 2012 Call for Late Posters Opens

Friday, April 20, 2012
Late Poster Submission Deadline

Friday, May 11, 2011 Late Poster Acceptance Notification

ISMB 2012 will bring together scientists from a wide range of disciplines, including molecular biology, biology, medicine, computer science, mathematics and statistics. We are soliciting high-quality research posters in any aspect of computational biology.

Posters are intended to convey a scientific result and are not advertisements for commercial software packages. There will be a separate space for Industry Posters in the exhibition area - to learn more about Industry Posters contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A poster that is judged by the conference organizers to be an advertisement will be subject to removal without notice.

Posters submitted may cover any area of computational biology. We also encourage submission of purely experimental work and experimental posters should be submitted to the category (noted below) most accurately reflecting the area of this work and will be displayed accordingly. Posters must include original work that is unpublished or published after August 1, 2011.

Submitted Late Posters  will be reviewed by the poster selection committee and notification of acceptance will be provided to the corresponding author no later than May 11, 2012.


Late Poster Fee

Posters submitted as part of the Call for Late Poster submission process (opening March 19, 2012) will pay a non-refundable Late Poster Fee of $50 during the submission process.


Submission Guidelines

Poster authors submitting as part of the Call for Late Posters are NOT eligible to apply for a Conference Travel Fellowship Support. All poster abstracts must be submitted using the conference submission site by the abstract deadline: Friday, April 20, 2012 (You have until 11.59 p.m. in the time zone of your choice). Space for posters is limited, and while we will make every effort to accommodate all interested groups, we advise you to submit your poster well before the deadline. 

Posters submitted by the April 20, 2012 deadline will be notified of acceptance by Friday, May 11, 2012. You must submit a 250 word poster abstract that will be included in the electronic conference program and posted on the conference web site. The abstract should not contain your title/position or any personal information (e.g. affiliation). There is a maximum of one poster per presenting author. The presenting author of a poster must be registered delegate and be available at the poster session to which their poster is assigned. Any author may submit to various conference tracks in addition to submitting a poster for review.


Posters on Display

Odd Numbered posters:
On display Sunday, July 15, 10:00 a.m. through Monday, July 16, 2:30 p.m.
Author presentations will take place Monday, July 16: 12:40 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Even Numbered posters:

On display Monday, July 16, 4:30 p.m. through Tuesday, July 17, 2:30 p.m.
Author presentations will take place Tuesday, July 17: 12:40 p.m.-2:30 p.m

Poster Sessions with Authors are held over the lunch break on Monday, July 16 (odd numbered posters) and Tuesday, July 17 (even numbered posters). Authors should be prepared in advanced to be available to present on their assigned day. Please note due to the large number of posters we are unable to accept special requests for presentation dates.

Poster Display Size: When preparing accepted posters please note that your poster should not exceed the following dimensions: 46 inches wide by 45 inches high. There will be 2 posters per side on the each poster board. One poster will be an odd number and the other will be an even number. View a diagram of the the poster board in pdf format here.

The conference organizers will not offer tables for laptop computer demos during the poster session. If you would like to demonstrate your software, you are encouraged to submit an application for Technology Track. All abstracts will be considered a "personal communication" to the conference attendees. Abstracts will not be published in the proceedings, but will appear in the program and on the conference website.

Submitted posters will be reviewed and categorized into the following general areas:

  • Microarrays
  • Bioinformatics of Health and Disease
  • Biophysics
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Informatics
  • Comparative Genomics
  • Databases
  • Evolution
  • Functional Genomics
  • Gene Prediction
  • Genome annotation
  • Genomics
  • Institutional Research read more
  • Interactions
  • Machine Learning
  • Neuroscience
  • Ontologies
  • Population Genetics and Variation
  • Proteomics
  • Regulation
  • Reviews read more
  • Sequence analysis
  • Structure and Function Prediction
  • Structural Genomics
  • Systems Biology & Networks
  • Text Mining

Other: Posters that do not fall into the above categories may be considered as well.


Institutional Research.

Public Institutions (Not for profit) are able to submit their research findings as part of the call for posters. This will be displayed with in the topic area of Institutional Research



Individuals may choose to submit a poster presenting a review of a specific field or technique. These submissions do not need to contain original work from the author and are intended to be an introduction for individuals not familiar with the field or technique. These review are not meant to be advertisements (e.g. it is not acceptable that the poster is an advertisement for a book or other type of commercial publication)

All questions pertaining to the ISMB 2012 poster session should be directed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**Call for Posters Submission Site** Opens March 19, 2012