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Conference on Bioinformatics call for papers

i.V. Ralf Hofestaedt phi94fpi at hpboot1.rz.uni-leipzig.de
Mon Jan 8 15:10:44 EST 1996

The following is a call for papers for the 

German Conference on Computer Science and Biology 

If you need an earlier decision on your submitted paper,
so you can make your plans, please let us know. We could
provide an early decision, although the partition of
accepted abstracts into oral presentation and posters
will take place only after June 15.
If you need early acceptance, please submit your abstract by April 20.

                            FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

                       COMPUTER SCIENCE AND BIOLOGY

                           German Conference on

                   B I O I N F O R M A T I C S  (GCB`96)

                Leipzig, September 30th - October 2nd, 1996

The German Conference on Bioinformatics is organized on behalf of
FG 4.0.2 Informatik in den Biowissenschaften of the German Society
of Computer Science (GI) in cooperation with the AG of Computereinsatz
in den Biowissenschaften of the German Society of Chemical Technique
and Biotechnology (DECHEMA) and the AG Mathematische Modelle in Biologie
und Medizin of the German Society of Medical Informatics, Statistics and
Epidemiology (GMDS).
The conference will take place at the University of Leipzig, 
September 30th - October 2nd, 1996, and is intended to bring together
scientists who are addressing problems in biosciences and medicine using
advanced computational methods including data modeling, simulation,
artificial intelligence, computer graphics (visualization), robotics,
combinatorial and stochastic optimization. The conference is concerned
with all aspects combining computer science and biosciences. Topics of 
particular interest include, but are not limited to:

                  - Genome Analysis
                  - Models of Gene Regulation
                  - Formal Languages and DNA
                  - Molecular Docking and Recognition
                  - Molecular Modeling and Protein Design
                  - Models of Pattern and Structure Formation
                  - Models in Cell Biology
                  - Models of Dynamic Biological Systems
                  - Self-Organization and Complex Systems
                  - Metabolic Engineering
                  - Metabolic Pathways
                  - High Performance Computing
                  - Biological Database Technology
                  - Visualization and Animation of Biological Processes
                  - Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems
                  - Evolutionary Computing
                  - DNA Computing
                  - Biological Paradigms in Computer Science

Extended abstracts of all accepted presentations including posters and
computerdemos will be published in the conference abstract book which will
be distributed to all participants. It is planned that full length papers 
will be invited by the PC for publication by Springer-Verlag "Lecture Notes
of Computer Science" after the conference.

Submission Procedures
The closing date for receiving papers (extended abstracts of 3 pages),
posters and computer demos (abstracts of 1 page) is May 1, 1996.  The 
conference offers the possibility for the presentation of tutorials 
(abstracts of 1 page). The decision on acceptance for presentation will
be communicated by June 15, 1996.
Authors are urged to specify the category to which they are submitting
their paper. Submissions must be written in English and should include
title, author's name, mailing address, telephone number, fax number, email
address and a list of keywords. They should be sent to:

PD Dr. R. Hofestaedt                         Tel. 0341 / 9716100
Prof. Dr. M. Loeffler                        Fax 0341 / 9716109
University Leipzig                           email: GCB96 at imise.uni-leipzig.de
Department of Medical Informatics,
Statistics and Epidemiology
Liebigstr. 27
04103 Leipzig

Organizing Committee

R. Hofestaedt (Leipzig & Koblenz, GI-FG, Germany)
T. Lengauer (Bonn, GI-FG, Germany)
M. Loeffler (Leipzig, GMDS, Germany)
D. Schomburg (Braunschweig, DECHEMA, Germany)

Program Comittee

J. Collado-Vides (Mexico)                  M. Mewes (Germany)
A. Danchin (France)                        J. Shavlik (USA)
A. Dress (Germany)                         S. Suhai (Germany)
P. Karp (USA)                              M. Vingron (Germany)
H. Kubinyi (Germany)                       E. Wingender (Germany)
H. Lim (USA)                               H. Zima (Austria)
M. Mavrovouniotis (USA)

Important Dates

Deadline of Submission:                      May 1, 1996
Notification of Acceptance:                  June 15, 1996
Receipt of Camera Ready Manuscript           August 1, 1996

Registration Fees

Full participation                     250 DM
GI, GMDS, DECHEMA                      200 DM
Student                                 80 DM
One day registration                    90 DM

Includes: a copy of the proceedings, tea/coffee
at the conference and food and drink at the 
poster session.

Registration form (to send preferably by email):

Universitaet Leipzig
Institut fuer Medizinische Informatik        Phone    0341 / 9716100
und Statistik                                Fax      0341 / 9716109
Liebigstr. 27                                email: GCB96 at imise.uni-leipzig.de
04103 Leipzig

Name:              ____________________________________________

Institution:       ____________________________________________

Address:           ____________________________________________

Email:             ____________________________________________

Tel. /Fax:         ____________________________________________

I would like to participate in GCB`96      (  ) yes         (  ) no

ORAL   (  )                  POSTER   (  )       COMPUTERDEMO   (  )

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