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[Bionews] Call for Participation

Robert via bionews%40net.bio.net (by lshi2 from buffalo.edu)
Thu May 6 15:18:24 EST 2010

Early registration deadline: June 1, 2010.

Call for Participation
ACM International Conference On Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (ACM-BCB 2010)
August 2-4, Niagara Falls, New York, USA

ACM-BCB is the first ACM conference in the areas of bioinformatics, computational biology, 
and biomedical researches. The conference is pleased to announce that the conference has 
set up three awards: the best paper award, the best student paper award, and the best 
poster award. The conference will also support 10 student travel grants
(see the conference website for more details). 

Conference Features:

Two keynote speeches: 
Dr. Mark B Gerstein, Title: Analysis of Molecular Networks
Yale University

Dr. Bob Cottingham,Title: Bioinformatics - Transition from algorithmic to data intensive science
Oak Bridge National Laboratory

Two tutorials:
Dr. Jing Li and Dr. Kun Huang, Title: Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis
Case Western Reserve University and The Ohio State University

Dr. Patrick S.P. Wang, Title: Intelligent Pattern Recognition and Applications
Northeastern University

Panel: Personalized medicine - challenges and opportunities for informatics research.

Four Workshops
Gene Network and Pathway Generation and Analysis 
Graph Theoretic Approaches for Biological Network Analysis 
Immunoinformatics and Computational Immunology Workshop (ICIW 2010) 
Protein-protein interaction data: management, querying and analysis 

ACM SIG Organization meeting: Through ACM-BCB conferences, ACM hopes to build 
the bioinformatics and computational biology community and establish an ACM 
Special Interest Group in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (SIGBCB). 
A community meeting will be held during the ACM-BCB2010 conference at Niagara Falls to  
develop the support for forming the ACM SIGBCB. 

ACM-BCB Organization.

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