Call for Late Breaking Research Track Proposals - ISMB 2014


Late Breaking Research Track Co-chairs: Dana Pe’er, Columbia University, United States;
                                                                                Ioannis Xenarios, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) & University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Late Breaking Research Track Submissions - Opens: Closed March 28, 2014

ISMB 2014 will bring together Bioinformaticians and Computational Biologists working in a wide range of disciplines, including molecular biology, biology, medicine, computer science, mathematics and statistics.

The LBR Track provides authors an opportunity to submit late breaking research to ISMB delegates. Presentations run in parallel to other conference sessions and presenters will be given a 20-minute time slot (plus 5 minutes for questions) in the conference schedule to provide a summary and update to their work.


Key Dates
Monday, January 27, 2014
LBR Call for Proposals Opens
Friday, March 28, 2014 
LBR Submission Deadline
Friday, April 25, 2014
LBR Acceptance Notification (Possibly extended to April 28)

Submissions and evaluation criteria:

Authors are to provide a 2 page, total, extended abstract of their work, including one (1) figure (11pt font, 1.5-inch margins). References can be included in the two pages. Submitters may choose to provide a link to a short (<=5min) video (eg. youtube) of them presenting their work, to assess presentation skills. Submissions will also be evaluated on the potential for an excellent and interesting presentation. Significance, interest to the bioinformatics community, and biological/medical impact would be the key evaluation criteria. Each submitter must provide a title, a short one (1) paragraph public abstract for inclusion in the electronic conference program and website. A one or two (1 or 2) sentence summary of novelty and significance of the work is to be included. During the submission process you will be able to confirm if your work will also to be presented as a poster.

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