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ISMB 2024 Committees

Steering Committee

Bel Hanson
ISCB Director, Operations and Programs
United States
Janet Kelso
ISCB Treasurer; ISCB Conferences Advisory Council Chair; Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Diane E. Kovats
ISCB Chief Executive Officer
United States
Tijana Milenkovic
Proceedings Co-chair
University of Notre Dame
United States
Christine Orengo
ISCB President
University College London
United Kingdom
Aida Ouangraoua
Conference Co-Chair
Univeristé de Sherbrooke
BF Francis Ouellette
Honorary Conference Chair
Origin Bioinformatics
Yann Ponty
Proceedings Co-chair
CNRS; Laboratoire d'Informatique de l'Ecole Polytechnique
Predrag Radivojac
President-elect, ISCB
Northeastern University
United States
Karin Verspoor
Conference Co-Chair
RMIT University

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Proceedings Committee

Proceedings Co-chairs

  • Tijana Milenkovic, University of Notre Dame, USA
  • Yann Ponty, CNRS; Laboratoire d'Informatique de l'Ecole Polytechnique, France

Area Chairs

Bioinformatics Education and Citizen Science

  • Nicola Mulder, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Jérôme Waldispühl, McGill University, Canada

Bioinformatics of Microbes and Microbiomes

  • Mahendra Mariadassou, Inrae Jouy-en-Josas, France
  • Mihai Pop, University of Maryland, USA

Biomedical Informatics

  • Karsten Borgwardt, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany
  • Giulio Caravagna, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Marinka Zitnik, Harvard University, USA

Evolutionary, Comparative and Population Genomics

  • Erin Molloy, University of Maryland, USA
  • Céline Scornavacca, CNRS/Université de Montpellier, France

Equity and Diversity in Computational Biology Research

  • Casey Greene, University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus, USA
  • Alejandra Medina Rivera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

Genome Privacy and Security

  • Gamze Gursoy, Columbia University/New York Genome Center, USA
  • Kana Shimizu, Waseda University, Japan

Genome Sequence Analysis

  • Christina Boucher, University of Florida, USA
  • Rayan Chikhi, CNRS/Institut Pasteur, France

Macromolecular Sequence, Structure, and Function

  • Jianlin Cheng, University of Missouri, USA
  • David H Mathews, University of Rochester, USA

Regulatory and Functional Genomics

  • Sara Mostafavi, University of Washington, USA
  • Marcel Schulz, University of Frankfurt, Germany

Systems Biology and Networks

  • Natasa Przulj, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
  • Bo Wang, University of Toronto, Canada

General Computational Biology

  • Gary Bader, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Iman Hajirasouliha, Cornell University, USA

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Tech Track Committee

  • Kristen L. Beck, IBM Research, United States
  • Edgardo Ferran, EMBL-EBI, United Kingdom
  • William Hsiao, Simon Frasier University, Canada

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Tutorials Committee

  • Madelaine Gogol, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, United States
  • Annette McGrath, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
  • Patricia M. Palagi, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland

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