ISMB/ECCB 2015 Theme Chairs
New for 2015 will be the presentation of talks by Thematic area.
Oral presentations from accepted submissions from Highlights, Proceedings and Late Breaking Research will be presented by theme area.
- Databases, Ontologies, & Text Mining
- Bioimaging & Data Visualization
- Applied Bioinformatics
Includes data and text-mining, ontologies, databases and machine learning approaches that do not fit in other categories.
Yana Bromberg (Theme Chair for: Disease)
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, United States
- Disease Models & Epidemiology
Includes analysis of mutations, phenotypes, drugs, epidemiology and other clinically relevant areas.
- Gene Regulation & Transcriptomics
- Evolution and Comparative Genomics
- RNA Bioinformatics
- Sequence Analysis
Includes work in genes (including non-coding RNA), transcriptomes, genomes and variation.
Ioannis Xenarios (Theme Chair for: Proteins)
Director Swiss-Prot & Vital-IT group
SIB- Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Center for Integrative Genomics
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics
- Protein Interact & Molecular Networks
- Protein Structure & Function
Includes analysis of proteins and their structures and proteomics.
- Metabolic Networks
- Population Genomics
This theme includes higher level systems such as cells, tissues, whole organisms and ecosystems. Includes systems biology, molecular interactions and genetic regulation.