[Bio-matrix] PRIB 2008: Call for short papers/ posters

Shandar Ahmad via biomatrx%40net.bio.net (by shandar from nibio.go.jp)
Fri May 9 00:07:21 EST 2008

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							IAPR PRIB 2008				

				Third IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics
						October 15-17, 2008
					Novotel St. Kilda, Melbourne, Australia

				Conference Web Site: www.infotech.monash.edu.au/prib08 
Important Deadlines:

Paper submission:		25 May   2008
Author notification:		25 June  2008

PRIB 2008 is aimed at bringing together top researchers, practitioners, and students from around the world to discuss the applications of pattern recognition methods in the field of bioinformatics to solve problems in life sciences. Pattern recognition techniques of interest include: statistical, syntactic, and structural approaches, Bayesian, hidden Markov and graphical models, neural networks, fuzzy and genetic algorithms, data mining, and their hybrids. 

Short papers are solicited for poster presentation at PRIB 2008. Short papers in areas of (but not limited to) bio-sequence analysis, gene and protein expression analysis, structure prediction, protein folding, docking, metabolic pathway analysis and regulatory networks, system biology, drug design, and bioimaging, are solicited for presentation at the conference. A few selected papers may also be considered for oral presentation. The short papers will be published in the Supplementary Proceedings of the PRIB 2008 conference. The papers should follow the IEEE two-column format and be limited to four pages. If you need more pages, you should email the general chair in this regard. Submission of papers will be electronic and through the conference website. The details and the template for short paper preparation as well as the latest information on PRIB 2008 conference are available at:

Apart from oral and poster paper presentation, we are also inviting bioinformatics 'gurus' to come forth and be the keynote speakers.

Melbourne is a sophisticated city in the south-east corner of mainland Australia. It is known for its attractive site seeing places, great events, passion for food and wine and fabulous scenery. Boasting as a style-setter, Melbourne is home to continuous program of festivals, art exhibitions and musical extravaganzas. Warning: you might never want to go home.

For latest information on PRIB 2008, visit the conference web site or email the secretariat at prib2008.melb from infotech.monash.edu.au

General Chair: 			Madhu Chetty  (Monash University, Australia)
General Co-Chair:		Raj Acharya (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Program Chair:			Jagath Rajapakse (NTU,  Singapore)

Technical Chairs: 		Elena Marchiori (Vrije University, The Netherlands)
				Bertil Schmidt (NICTA, Australia)
Special Session Chair:		Alioune Ngom (University of Windsor, Canada)

Short Paper Chairs: 		Shandar Ahmed (Inst. of Biomedical Innovation, Japan)
				Ponraj Prabhakaran (Duke University, USA)
				Michael Grominha (Comp Biol. Res. Center, Japan)

Local Organization Chair:	Shyh Wei Teng (Monash University, Australia)
Publicity Chairs: 		Shandar Ahmed (Inst. of Biomedical Innovation, Japan)	
				Phoebe Chen (Deakin University, Australia) 
				Mariofanna Milanova (University of Arkansas at LR, USA)
				Md. Tamjidul Hoque (Griffith University, Australia)
Publication Chairs: 		Sy Loi Ho (NTU, Singapore)
				Girija Chetty (University of Canberra, Australia)
Sponsorship Chair: 		Dieter Bulach (CSIRO, Australia)
Finance Manager:		Narelle Wilkins (Monash University, Australia)
Secretariat:			Tina Bradshaw (Monash University, Australia)
Web Master: 			Margot Schuhmacher (Monash University, Australia)
PRIB 2008 Secretariat
Gippsland School of Information Technology
Monash University 
Churchill, Victoria - 3842, Australia
Tel: +61 3 9902 6566    Fax: +61 3 9902 7137
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