Wednesday, January 21, 2015

CFP: ISBRA2015 (11th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications)

[Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this CFP]

11th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications

June 7-10, 2015, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

The International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA) provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and results among researchers, developers, and practitioners working on all aspects of bioinformatics and computational biology and their applications. Submissions presenting original research are solicited in all areas of bioinformatics and computational biology, including the development of experimental or commercial systems. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- Biomarker discovery
- Biomedical databases and data integration
- Biomedical text mining and ontologies
- Biomolecular imaging
- Comparative genomics
- Computational genetic epidemiology
- Computational proteomics
- Data mining and visualization
- Gene expression analysis
- Genome analysis
- Systems biology
- High-performance bio-computing
- Metagenomics
- Molecular evolution
- Molecular modeling and simulation
- Next-generation sequencing data analysis
- Pattern discovery and classification
- Population genetics
- Software tools and applications
- Structural biology

Please submit extended abstracts (up to 12 pages in Springer LNCS format) via the online submission system ( Submission implies willingness of at least one author to register and present at the symposium. The authors should choose one of the following tracks:
Track 1: Publication of the extended abstract in the Springer LNBI proceedings and invitation to submit a 30-50%-extended version to ISBRA’15 special issues of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics or International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications.
Track 2: Publication of an abridged two-page abstract in the Springer LNBI proceedings and invitation to submit a full-length paper to ISBRA’15 special issues of BMC Bioinformatics or BMC Genomics.

- Submission deadline- February 9, 2015
- Notification of acceptance- March 16, 2015
- Final version due- March 30, 2015

Steering Committee
- Dan Gusfield (UC Davis)
- Ion Mandoiu (UConn)
- Yi Pan (GSU), Chair
- Marie-France Sagot (INRIA)
- Ying Xu (UGA)
- Alex Zelikovsky (GSU)

General Chairs
- Mitra Basu (NSF)
- Desh Ranjan (ODU)

Program Chairs
- Robert Harrison (GSU)
- Yaohang Li (ODU)
- Ion Mandoiu (UConn)

Finance Chairs
- Raj Sunderraman (GSU)
- Anu Bourgeois (GSU)

Publications Chair
- Ashraf Yaseen (TAMUK)
- Local Arrangements Chair
- Jing He (ODU)

Publicity Chairs
- Steven Pascal (ODU)
- Yanqing Zhang (GSU)

Workshops Chair
- Alex Zelikovsky (GSU)

- Igor Mandric (GSU)