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[Computational-biology] SCS2017 Prague announcement

Julien Fumey via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by julien.fumey from iscb.org)
Thu Mar 23 07:26:15 EST 2017

The ISCB Student Council is excited to announce the 13th Student Council Symposium (SCS) which will be hosted, preceding ISMB/ECCB 2017, at the Prague Convention Centre in Czech Republic on July 21, 2017. The SCS is an annual student-organised event, with a goal to highlight latest research from a wide variety of subfields of bioinformatics and computational biology. 

This year, SCS 2017 will bring an exciting program that includes keynote talks, contributed talks, poster session, and a social event in the evening. The symposium is a great opportunity to present your research to an international audience, learn about latest advances, and build a worldwide scientific network.

We are pleased to announce our first keynote speaker, Professor Christine Orengo from University College London (UCL). Prof. Orengo is an expert in bioinformatics and research group, at UCL, focuses on understanding how protein domains are conserved over evolutionary time and developing methods to predict protein function. Please visit our website http://scs2017.iscbsc.org/scs2017-keynotes to read more.

Abstract submission for SCS 2017 is currently open! We encourage you to visit symposium.iscbsc.org to submit your research today! All abstracts will be subjected to peer-review. Travel fellowship call will open soon for all presenting authors (oral and poster).

Important Dates:
Abstract submission deadline: April 17, 2017
Abstract notification of acceptance: May 22, 2017
Late Poster Submission Deadline: April 30, 2017

You can help us spread the word by using the hashtag #SCS17 on social media.

We look forward to welcome you in Prague this summer!

Julien Fumey (Chair) and Mehedi Hassan (Co-chair)

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