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[Bionews] BIRD 08 Call for posters March 15

Prof. Roland Wagner via bionews%40net.bio.net (by rrwagner from faw.at)
Thu Feb 7 11:51:14 EST 2008

*_C a l l f o r P o s t e r s_*

2nd International Conference
Bioinformatics Research and Development

www.birdconf.org <http://www.birdconf.org/>

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 
(https://stdev.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/bird/confdriver/). 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 
<mailto: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:*

Heinz Engl, Austrian Academy of Sciences and University of Vienna, Austria

Rudolf Freund, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Amarnath Gupta,* *SDSC of the University of California San Diego, USA

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: *

Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Roland Wagner, University of Linz, Austria

*Organizing Chair:*

Gabriela Wagner, DEXA Society, Austria

*Poster Session Co-Chairs:*

Djork-Arné Clevert, Signature Diagnostics, Germany

Roland Wagner, University of Linz, Austria

*Program Committee:*

Werner Aigner, FAW, Austria

Fuat Akal, University of Basel, Switzerland

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,

Santosh Atanur, C-DAC, India

Brian Aufderheide, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, USA

Rolf Backofen, University of Freiburg, Germany

Luis Bagatolli, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Peter Baumann, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Khalid Benabdeslem, University of Lyon1 - LIESP, 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, 

Veselka Boeva, Technical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Erik Bongcam-Rudloff, Uppsala University, Sweden

Anthony Bonner, University of Toronto, Canada

Roberta Bosotti, Nerviano Medical Science s.r.l., Italy

Timo Breit, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

Belinda Chang, University of Toronto, Canada

Kun-Mao Chao, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Rosana Chehín, CONICET-Argentine, Argentina

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

Silke Eckstein, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

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

Christoph M. Flamm, University of Vienna, Austria

Javier Forment Millet, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia,

Christoph M. Friedrich, Fraunhofer SCAI, Germany

Cornelius Frömmel, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany

Michal J. Gajda, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, 

Rachelle Gaudet, Harvard University, USA

Zuzanne Gaudet, Harvard University, USA

Alejandro Giorgetti, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy

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

Hendrik Hache, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany

Javier Herrero, EMBL-EBI, UK

Volker Heun, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

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

Hanka Kozankiewicz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

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

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

Xuemin Lin, The University of New South Wales, Australia

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

Henning Mersch, RWTH-Aachen, Germany

Aleksandar Milosavljevic, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

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

Brendan Mumey, Montana State University, USA

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

Jose M. Peña, Linköping University , Sweden

Zhiyong Peng, Wuhan University, China

Francisco Pinto, ITQB, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Uwe Plikat, Novartis Pharma AG, Switzerland

Thomas Ploetz, University of Dortmund, Germany

Adam Podhorski, CEIT, Spain

Meikel Poess, Oracle Corporation, USA

C.V.S.Siva Prasad, Indian Institute of Information Technology, India

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

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, USA

Yasubumi Sakakibara, Keio University, Japan

Meena K. Sakharkar, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Francisca Sánchez Jiménez, University of Málaga, Spain

Guido Sanguinetti, University of Sheffield, UK

Clare Sansom, Birkbeck College, London, UK

Roberto Santana, University of the Basque Country, Spain

Kengo Sato, Computational Biology Research Center, AIST, Japan

Kenji Satou, JAIST, Japan

Alexander Schliep, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany

Wolfgang Schreiner, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Torsten Schwede, University of Basel, Switzerland

Angel Sevilla Camins, Universität Stuttgart, Germany

Denis Shestakov, University of Turku, Finland

Florian Sieker, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Tom Slezak, Lawrence Livermore National Lab L-174, USA

Sagi Snir, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Dimitri Soshnikov, Moscow Aviation Technical University, Microsoft 
Russia, Russia

Peter F. Stadler, University of Leipzig, Germany

Stefan Stanczyk, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Boris Steipe, University of Toronto, Canada

Olga Stepankova, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Ashish V Tendulkar, Kanwal Rekhi School of Information Technology, India

Todt Tilman, HAN University, Netherlands

Thodoros Topaloglou, University of Toronto, Canada

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

Paul van der Vet, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Antoine H.C. van Kampen, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Maurice van Keulen, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Jean-Philippe Vert, Center for Computational Biology, Ecole des Mines de 
Paris, France

Allegra Via, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Susana Vinga, INESC-ID, Portugal

Peter Vojtáš, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Jens Volkert, University of Linz, Austria

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

Filip Zelezny, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Songmao Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yifeng Zheng, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Xiaofeng Zhou, The University of Queensland, Australia

Yongluan Zhou, EPFL, Switzerland

Qiang Zhu, The University of Michigan, USA

Frank Gerrit Zoellner, University of Bergen, Norway

Moti Zviling, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

*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"
Tel.: +43 676 84673210
Fax: +43 732 24689308 rrwagner from faw.uni-linz.ac.at
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