[Arabidopsis] Deadline Extended - APBC2010

Phoebe Chen via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by phoebe.chen from deakin.edu.au)
Sun Jul 19 22:17:16 EST 2009

Due to many requests, the paper submission deadline is
extended to August 15, 2009.

The Eighth Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC2010)
Bangalore, India, 18-21 January 2010
The Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC) series, founded in 2003,
(Previous APBC meetings
APBC2009 (13-16 January 2009, Beijing, China)
APBC2008 (14-17 January 2008, Kyoto, Japan)
APBC2007 (14-17 January 2007, Hong Kong)
APBC2006 (13-16 February 2006, Taipei, Taiwan)
APBC2005 (17-21 January 2005, Singapore)
APBC2004 (18-22 January 2004, Dunedin, New Zealand)
APBC2003 (4-7 February 2003, Adelaide, Australia))
is an annual international forum for exploring research, development and
applications of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
The Eighth Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference, APBC2010
will be held in Bangalore, India.

The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers, professionals,
and industrial practitioners from all over the world for interaction and
exchange of knowledge and ideas in all areas of bioinformatics and
computational biology.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline (extended) August 15, 2009
Paper acceptance decision Sep 14, 2009
Camera-ready copy of papers and Author registration Oct 9, 2009

Poster submission open July 21, 2009
Poster submission deadline Sep 25, 2009
Poster acceptance decision Oct 9, 2009

Registration open Sept 20, 2009
Early-bird registration Nov 20, 2009

Conference Jan 18-21, 2010

Conference chairs:
Laxmi Parida, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Ramanathan Sowdhamini, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India

Program committee chairs:
Gene Myers, HHMI, Janelia Farm, USA
Laxmi Parida, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

APBC Steering Committee
Phoebe Chen (Chair), Deakin University, Australia
Sang Yup Lee, KAIST, Korea
Satoru Miyano, University of Tokyo, Japan
Mark Ragan, University of Queensland, Australia
Limsoon Wong, National University of Singapore
Michael Q. Zhang, CHSL, USA and Tsinghua University, China
Topics of Interest

Papers are solicited on, but not limited to, the following topics:
 =95  Sequence Analysis
 =95  Motif Finding
 =95  Recognition of Genes and Functional Elements
 =95  RNA Analysis
 =95  Physical and Genetic Mapping
 =95  Molecular Evolution and Phylogeny
 =95  Protein Structure Analysis
 =95  Microarray Design and Data Analysis
 =95  Deep Sequencing Data Processing
 =95  Transcriptome, Gene Expression
 =95  Epigenomics
 =95  Proteomics and Post-Translational Modifications
 =95  Pathways, Networks and Systems
 =95  Ontologies
 =95  Databases and Data Integration
 =95  Biomedical Literature Mining and Understanding
 =95  Population Genetics, SNP and Haplotyping
 =95  Comparative Genomics
Program committee (Confirmed):
Srinivas Aluru, Iowa State University, USA
Tatsuya Akutsu, Kyoto University, Japan
Joel Bader, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Chitta Baral, Arizona State University, USA
Upinder Bhalla, National Center for Biological Sciences, India
Alok Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Harmen Bussemaker, Columbia University, USA
Francis Chin, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Nadia El-Mabrouk, University of Montreal, Canada
Mikhail Gelfand, Institute for Information Transmission Problems RAS, Russi=
Roderic Guigo, Centre de Regulacio Genomica, Barcelona, Spain
Wen-Lian Hsu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Daniel Huson, University of Tubingen, Germany
Jenn-Kang Hwang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Uri Keich, University of Sydney, Australia
Tak Wah Lam, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Doheon Lee, KAIST, Korea
Sang Yup Lee, KAIST, Korea
Ming Li, University of Waterloo, Canada
Wentian Li, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, USA
Jingchu Luo, Peking University, China
Bin Ma, University of Waterloo, Canada
Hiroshi Mamitsuka, Kyoto University, Japan
Sharmila Mande, TCS, India
Shekhar Mande, CDFD, India
Bud Mishra, New York University, USA
Satoru Miyano, University of Tokyo, Japan
Debasisa Mohanty, National Institute of Immunology, India
Kenta Nakai, University of Tokyo, Japan
Gajendra Raghava, Institute of Microbial Technology, India
Mark Ragan, The University of Queensland, Australia
Naren Ramakrishnan, Virginia Tech, USA
Marie-France Sagot, INRIA and University Claude Bernard Lyon, France
R. Sankararamakrishnan, IIT Kanpur, India
David Sankoff, University of Ottawa, Canada
Rahul Siddharthan, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India
Steven Skiena, Stony Brook University, USA
Paul Spellman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Fengzhu Sun, University of Southern California, USA
Lusheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Pramod Wangikar, IIT Bombay, India
Limsoon Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Eric Xing, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Louxin Zhang, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Michael Zhang, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
Xuegong Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
Hongyu Zhao, Yale University, USA

Local organizing chair
Narayanaswamy Srinivasan, IISc, India

Local organizing committee
Alok Bhattacharya, JNU, Delhi, India
Nagasuma Chandra, IISc, Bangalore, India
P. Gautam, Anna University, Chennai, India
S. Krishnaswamy, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India
S. Ramakumar, Bioinformatics Centre, IISc, India
Ram Ramaswamy, JNU, India
D.N. Rao, IISc, Bangalore, India
Veronica Rodrigues, NCBS, Bangalore, India
Rahul Siddharthan, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India

Tutorial chair
Nagasuma Chandra, Bioinformatics Centre, IISc, India

Tutorial committee
K. Sekar, Bioinformatics Centre, IISC, India
Ramanathan Sowdhamini, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India

Industry Track
M Vidyasagar, TCS, Hyderabad, India

Publication and web chair
Asif Javed, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

APBC2010 invites high-quality original papers and posters on
any topic related to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
Accepted papers will be invited to be published in the journal
BMC Bioinformatics.

Call for Papers

APBC2010 invites high-quality original full papers on any topic related
to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. The submitted papers must
have not been published or under the consideration for publication in
any other journal or conference with formal proceedings.
All accepted papers will have to be presented by one on the authors
at the conference. Accepted papers will be invited to be published
in the journal BMC Bioinformatics, following the journals publication polic=
Papers should not be more than 10 pages in length, including the title,
authors and addresses, abstract, text, figures and tables, and references.
Authors can provide supplementary materials at their own website if necessa=
The format of the files must follow BMC Bioinformatics guidelines.
Please note that your submission risks not being considered for the review
process if it does not meet these format requirements.
Please check http://cs.nyu.edu/parida/APBC2010/CFP.html for submission
The online submission system will be open from May 1 to July 20, 2009.


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