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8th Annual Meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society
June 20-22, 2011
Auditiorum - Area della Ricerca CNR, via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Submission of contributions
A structured abstract of max 5,000 characters
(including spaces) must be submitted through the BITS 2011
submission form at http://www.bioinformatics.it/?mod=bitmeeting
Novel bioinformatics methods, algorithms,
databases, tools and applications for research and development
in one or more of the following domains:
* Genomics * Molecular Evolution and
Comparative Genomics * Protein structure and function
* Proteomics * Transcriptomics * Metagenomics * Systems Biology
* Biological Databases and Biobanks *
Algorithms for Bioinformatics * Biophysics and Synthetic Biology
* Abstract for Poster and Communications submission deadline: April 19, 2011.
* Travel fellowship request deadline: April 19, 2011.
* Abstract and Poster Acceptance: May 17, 2011.
* Travel fellowship award: May 17, 2011.
* Early registration deadline: May 20, 2011.
BMC Bioinformatics Supplement
Authors of all accepted submissions (oral
communications and posters) will be invited to submit an extended and
revised manuscript to a Call for full research
papers for a Supplement of BMC Bioinformatics devoted to best works
presented at BITS 2011.
Provisional programme at http://www.bits2011.it/index.php?pg=show&id=3
Arthur Lesk, Penn State University, PA, USA
Cedric Notredame, CRG, Barcelona
Bud Mishra, New York University, NY, USA.
Marie-France Sagot, INRIA-Lyon, France
Tutorial lectures will be held at the Computer
Science Department of the University of Pisa
in the afternoon of June 22nd.
Workshop "Quantitative biology: a matter of
perspective", Rome, June 22-24, 2011.
See the web site http://www.biocomputing.it/quantbiol/ for further details.
Fees vary according to the registration date.
Students: 120 (early registration), 150 (late
registration), 200 (on site registration)
Academic: 200 (early registration), 250 (late
registration), 300 (on site registration)
Industry: 300 (early registration), 350 (late
registration), 400 (on site registration)
A reduction of 30 on all fees is granted to
BITS members, provided that they have already
paid their memberships fee in advance, by using
the appropriate function of the web site
(members area, available after login by the member's own account).
All registration fees includes meeting
attendance, poster session, lunches, coffee breaks,
one copy of the book of abstracts, tutorials, welcome cocktail.
Early registration deadline: May 20, 2011.
The Bioinformatics Italian Society provides young
researchers with travel grants for attending its annual general meeting.
Young researchers (up to 35 years old) that are
BITS members or are requesting to become members,
without a permanent position and submitting an
abstract to the conference as first or last
author may apply. Priority will be given to
young researchers not receiving a BITS travel fellowship in previous years.
Travel Grants will be awarded according to the
scores assigned by the Scientific Committee to
the submitted abstracts. Only the best scoring
attendee per each research group may be rewarded
with a travel grant. Young researchers
requesting to become members may only receive the
grant if the BITS Steering Committee has
provisionally given its approval to their candidature.
Each travel grant will amount to 300.00, which
will be credited to the bank account of selected
candidates after the conference and provided that
they effectively participated in the meeting.
Applications should be sent by email to
segretario from bioinformatics.it within the same deadline for the abstracts.
Applications should include the following data:
Name, Surname, Birth date, Role (Student / Phd
Student / Researcher / Other), Affiliation, Title
of the abstract, Author(s) of the abstract, BITS
Memberships status (Member / Pending request),
Previous grants awarded (Yes / No)
Submission of candidature to become BITS members
should be done within the same deadline (for
young researchers who aren't members yet).
Student fees apply, according to registration date.
For any further information or clarification:
Web site: http://www.bits2011.it .
Email: bits2011 @ iit .cnr .it
Ing. Paolo Romano
Segretario Società Italiana di Bioinformatica BITS
Email: segretario from bioinformatics.it
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