[Computational-biology] ACM-BCB 2011 - Call for papers

Eneida Mendonca via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by emendonca from uchicago.edu)
Wed Jan 5 15:32:34 EST 2011

2011 ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and =
Biomedicine (ACM BCB 11)
August 1-3, 2011, Chicago, Illinois


The ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and =
Biomedicine (ACM BCB) is the main conference of the newly formed ACM SIG =
Bioinformatics. This is the second year of the ACM BCB Conference.  Over =
200 people attended ACM BCB 10, which took in Niagara Falls, NY on =
August 2-4, 2010.

ACM BCB 11 will be held at the Hilton Suites Chicago =96 Magnificent =
Mile from August 1-3. The conference welcomes high quality, original =
research papers. Papers should contain new algorithms or novel =
computational approaches in the broad areas of bioinformatics, =
computational biology and biomedicine.  Papers that use existing =
computational techniques in new and interesting ways leading to novel =
biological discoveries are also welcome. Topics of interest include but =
are not limited to:

=B7      Genomics: Structural, Functional, and Comparative
=B7      Molecular Networks: Proteomics, Transcriptomics & Metabolomics
=B7      Phylogenetics at Gene and Genome Levels
=B7      Computational Systems Biology
=B7      Immunoinformatics and Computational Immunology
=B7      Computational Epidemiology
=B7      Biomedical and Translational Informatics
=B7      Databases, Knowledgebases & Ontologies for Bioinformatics
=B7      Machine Learning, Image Analysis, Knowledge Representation and =
=B7      Integration of Biomedical Data
=B7      Text Mining and Natural Language Processing in Biomedicine
=B7      Hardware and Software Infrastructure for Biomedicine

Important dates:

Electronic submission of full papers: March 1, 2011
Notification of acceptance: April 15, 2011
Camera-ready submission of accepted papers: May 1, 2011

Workshop proposal submission: February 1, 2011
Tutorial proposal submission: March 1, 2011
Poster submission: April 30, 2011

General Chairs
Robert Grossman, University of Chicago
Andrey Rzhetsky, University of Chicago

Program Chairs
Sun Kim, Indiana University Bloomington
Wei Wang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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