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[Bionews] BIRD 2008 call for posters

Prof. Roland Wagner via bionews%40net.bio.net (by rrwagner from faw.at)
Sat Jul 21 10:47:58 EST 2007

C a l l f o r P o s t e r s

2nd International Conference on
Bioinformatics Research and Development



Technical University of Vienna, Austria
July 7 -- 9, 2008

Scope of the conference:
The primary focus of BIRD '08 is to provide researchers and users in the 
field of bioinformatics a forum in which to interact about new research 
directions, developments, and software/web services.
It encompasses the methods of solving biological, medical, or chemical 
problems by computer science, machine learning, or information 
processing tools.
The conceptual level of the methods range from theoretical approaches 
through the design of algorithms, models, and information processing 
systems through to the development of software packages and web services.
The program committee seeks contributions, which topics include, but are 
not limited to:
. Algebraic Biology
. Databases & Data Integration
. Drug Design
. Ontologies & Textmining
. Evolution and Phylogenetics
. Genomics
. Gene and Splice Site Recognition
. Machine learning and data analysis
. Gene Expression/regulation & Microarrays
. MicroRNA and RNAi
. Molecular Diagnostics and Treatment Support
. Molecular Dynamics
. Pathways, Networks, Systems Biology
. Phylogenetics & Molecular Evolution
. Protein & RNA Structure and Function
. Proteomics
. Sequence Analysis & Alignment
. SNPs and Haplotyping
. System Biology and Modelling

Poster Submission Details:
Posters should describe original, interesting, and solid scientific 
content that is relevant to bioinformatics and computational biology.
Authors are invited to submit condensed descriptions of ongoing work in 
English which will be displayed during the meeting.
Poster abstracts should be submitted by March 15, 2008, using the online 
poster submission form. They will be reviewed to ensure that the content 
is appropriate. We will attempt to accept as many posters as possible, 
subject to space restrictions.

Please note the following:
- Abstracts should not exceed one A4 page.
- All abstracts must be submitted by March 15, 2008.

All questions related to the BIRD '08 poster session should be directed 
to the BIRD Conference Organisation Office (office from birdconf.org)

Short papers (max. 4 pages) of all accepted posters will be published by 
the Austrian Computer Society (OCG).
The presenting author of each accepted poster must register for the 
conference prior to May 15, 2008, in order for the poster to be included 
in the program. Presenting authors are expected to attend the poster 

Honorary Co-Chairs:
Rudolf Freund, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Vladimir Marik, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Chris Sander, MSKCC - Computational Biology Center, USA
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

General Co-Chairs:
Sepp Hochreiter, University of Linz, Austria
Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Publication Chair:
Ulrich Bodenhofer, University of Linz, Austria

Organizing Chair:
Gabriela Wagner, DEXA Society, Austria

Poster Session Co-Chairs:
Noura Chelbat, University of Linz, Austria
Djork-Arné Clevert, Signature Diagnostics, Germany

Program Committee:
Werner Aigner, FAW, Austria
Tatsuya Akutsu, Kyoto University, Japan
Vasco Amaral, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Walid G. Aref, Purdue University, USA
Rubén Armañanzas Arnedillo, University of the Basque Country,
Brian Aufderheide, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, USA
Luis Bagatolli, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Khalid Benabdeslem, LORIA & IBCP, France
Christian Blaschke, Bioalma Madrid, Spain
Jacek Blazewicz, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Brigitte Boeckmann, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
Andreas M. Boehm, Rudolf-Virchow-Center for Experimental Biomedicine, 
Erik Bongcam-Rudloff, Uppsala University, Sweden
Anthony Bonner, University of Toronto, Canada
Roberta Bosotti, Nerviano Medical Science s.r.l., Italy
Bruno Buchberger, University of Linz, Austria
Philipp Bucher, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and, Switzerland
Rita Casadio, University of Bologna, Italy
Sònia Casillas, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Silvana Castano, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Bulbul Chakravarti, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, USA
Kun-Mao Chao, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Phoebe Chen, Deakin University, Australia
Cindy Chen, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Francis Y.L. Chin, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Bin Cui, Peking University, China
Coral del Val Muñoz, University of Granada, Spain
Sabine Dietmann, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and 
Health, Germany
Zhihong Ding, University of California, Davis, USA
Pierre Dönnes, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Switzerland
Arjan Durresi, Louisiana State University, USA
Hans-Dieter Ehrich, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
Ingvar Eidhammer, The University of Bergen, Norway
Domenec Farre, Center for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Pedro Fernandes, Inst.Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Jorge H. Fernandez, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Javier Forment Millet, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia,
Cornelius Frömmel, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Michal J. Gajda, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, 
Aaron Golden, National University of Ireland, Ireland
Joaquin Goni, University of Navarra, Spain
Pawel Gorecki, Warsaw University, Poland
Georges Grinstein, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Amarnath Gupta, SDSC of the University of California San Diego, USA
Javier Herrero, EMBL-EBI, UK
Chun-Hsi Huang, University of Connecticut, USA
Tao-Wie Huang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ela Hunt, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Lars Kaderali, University of Heidelberg, Viroquant Research Group 
Modeling, Germany
Ju Han Kim, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
Erich Peter Klement, University of Linz, Austria
Lubos Klucar, Slovak Academy of Science, Slovakia
Ina Koch, Technical University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany
Anton HJ Koning, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Martin Krallinger, National Center of Cancer Research (CNIO), Spain
Stefan Kramer, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Michal Krátký, Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
David Kreil, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, 
Arun Krishnan, Keio University, Japan
Josef Küng, University of Linz, Austria
Tony Kusalik, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Gorka Lasso-Cabrera, University of Wales Swansea, UK
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Virginia Tech, USA
Jorge Amigo Lechuga, Centro Nacional de Genotipado, Spain
Marc F. Lensink, SCMBB, Belgium
Guohui Lin, University of Alberta, Canada
Michal Linial, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Stefano Lise, University College London, UK
Elio Masciari, ICAR-CNR, Università della Calabria, Italy
Patrick May, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Shannon McWeeney, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Engelbert Mephu Nguifo, Université d'Artois, France
Satoru Miyano, University of Tokyo, Japan
Francisco Montero, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain
Burkhard Morgenstern, University of Göttingen, Germany
Sach Mukherjee, University of Warwick, USA
Norbert Müller, University of Linz, Austria
Tim Nattkemper, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Jean-Christophe Nebel, Kingston University, UK
See Kiong Ng, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Vit Novacek, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Boris Novikov, University of St-Petersburg, Russia
Klaus Obermayer, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Bjorn Olsson, University of Skovde, Sweden
Allan Orozco, School of Medicine, UCR, Costa Rica
Jean Peccoud, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Uwe Plikat, Novartis Pharma AG, Switzerland
Thomas Ploetz, University of Dortmund, Germany
Adam Podhorski, CEIT, Spain
Meikel Poess, Oracle Corporation, USA
Steve Qin, University of Michigan, USA
Shoba Ranganathan, Macquarie University, Australia
Axel Rasche, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Dietrich Rebholz, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Werner Retschitzegger, University of Linz, Austria
Peter Robinson, Humboldt-Universität, Germany
David Rocke, University of California, USA
Paolo Romano, National Cancer Research Institute (IST), Italy
Angel Rubio, CEIT, Spain
Cristina Rubio-Escudero, University of Granada, Spain
Victor Sabbia, Laboratorio de Organización y Evolución del Genoma, Uruguay
Hershel Safer, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Nick Sahinidis, Carnegie Mellon University,
Guido Sanguinetti, University of Sheffield, UK
Roberto Santana, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Kenji Satou, JAIST, Japan
Alexander Schliep, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Torsten Schwede, University of Basel, Switzerland
Angel Sevilla Camins, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Tom Slezak, Lawrence Livermore National Lab L-174, USA
Sagi Snir, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Peter F. Stadler, University of Leipzig, Germany
Stefan Stanczyk, Oxford Brookes University, Italy
Boris Steipe, University of Toronto, Canada
Ashish V Tendulkar, Kanwal Rekhi School of Information Technology, India
Todt Tilman, HAN University, Netherlands
Todd Treangen, Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Oswaldo Trelles, University of Malaga, Spain
Elena Tsiporkova, R&D Group, Flemish Radio & Television, Belgium
Tamir Tuller, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Dave Ussery, The Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Antoine H.C. van Kampen, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jean-Philippe Vert, Center for Computational Biology, Ecole des Mines de 
Paris, France
Allegra Via, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Peter Vojtáš, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Jörg Volkert, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Arndt von Haeseler, University of Vienna, Austria
Dirk Walther, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
Lusheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Georg Weiller, Australian National University, Australia
David Wild, University of Warwick, UK
Viacheslav Wolfengagen, JurInfoR-MSU Institute for Contemporary 
Education, Russia
Wolfram Wöß, Universit of Linz, Austria
Jinbo Xu, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, USA
Yifeng Zheng, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Xiaofeng Zhou, The University of Queensland, Australia
Qiang Zhu, The University of Michigan, USA
Frank Gerrit Zoellner, University of Bergen, Norway
Moti Zviling, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
to be completed

Important Dates:
. Submission of Poster descriptions: March 15, 2008
. Notification of Acceptance: April 15, 2008
. Camera-ready Copies of short papers: May 15, 2008

For further inquiries, please contact:
BIRD Conference Organisation Office (office from birdconf.org)

Univ. Prof. Dr. Roland Wagner Director of the Institute of Applied Knowledgeprocessing  (FAW)
Director of the Institute "integriert studieren"
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