BICoB-2016: 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
April 4-6 - Las Vegas, NV, USA
Conference website: http://www.cs.umb.edu/bicob/ <http://www.cs.umb.edu/bicob/>
Paper Submission Deadline: October 30, 2015.
Notification of Acceptance: December 18, 2015.
Pre-registration and Camera-ready paper: January 20, 2016.
The 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICoB) provides an excellent venue for researchers and practitioners in the fields of bioinformatics to present and publish their research results and techniques. Bioinformatics and computational biology continue to be a vibrant research area with broadening applications and new emerging challenges. In recent years, bioinformatics and computational biology have experience significant advances driven by computational techniques in bioinformatics. The BICoB conference seeks original and high quality papers in the fields of bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology, medical informatics and the related areas. Work in the computational methods related to, or with application in, bioinformatics is also encouraged including: bio-data mining, text mining, machine learning, biomathematics, modeling and simulation, pattern recognition, data visualization, biostatistics, .etc. The topics of interest include (and are not limited to):
Genome analysis: Genome assembly, genome annotation, gene finding, alternative splicing,
EST analysis and comparative genomics.
Sequence analysis: Multiple sequence alignment, sequence search and clustering, function
prediction, motif discovery, functional site recognition in protein, RNA and DNA sequences.
Phylogenetics: Phylogeny estimation, models of evolution, comparative biological methods,
Structural Bioinformatics: Structure matching, prediction, analysis and comparison; methods
and tools for docking; protein design
Analysis of high-throughput biological data: Microarrays (nucleic acid, protein, array CGH,
genome tiling, and other arrays), EST, SAGE, MPSS, proteomics, mass spectrometry.
Genetics and population analysis: Linkage analysis, association analysis, population simulation,
haplotyping, marker discovery, genotype calling.
Systems biology: Systems approaches to molecular biology, multiscale modeling, pathways,
Computational Proteomics: Filtering and indexing sequence databases, Peptide quantification
and identification, Genome annotations via mass spectrometry, Identification of post-translational
modifications, Structural genomics via mass spectrometry, Protein-protein interactions,
Computational approaches to analysis of large scale Mass spectrometry data, Exploration and
visualization of proteomic data, Data models and integration for proteomics and genomics,
Querying and retrieval of proteomics and genomics data etc.
Journal Publication: Authors of selected high quality papers in BICoB-2016 will be invited to submit extended version of their papers for possible publication in bioinformatics journals
(selected high quality papers in previous years were published in the Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (JBCB)<http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscinet/jbcb> special issues).
Paper submission site: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bicob2016 <https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bicob2016>
Nurit Haspel: University of Massachusetts at Boston, USA, nurit.haspel from umb.edu<mailto:nurit.haspel from umb.edu>
Thomas Ioerger: Texas A&M University, USA, ioerger from cs.tamu.edu<mailto:ioerger from cs.tamu.edu>