Friday, April 29, 2016

[DMANET] WABI 2016 - Final Call for Papers - Deadline extended to May 5

WABI 2016 - Final Call for Papers - Deadline extended to May 5

16th Workshop on Algorithms in Bioinformatics

August 22-24, 2016. Aarhus, Denmark


Submission deadline extended to: May 5, 23:59, 2016 (any timezone)


All research in algorithmic work in bioinformatics, computational biology and systems biology. The emphasis is mainly on discrete algorithms and machine-learning methods that address important problems in molecular biology, that are founded on sound models, that are computationally efficient, and that have been implemented and tested in simulations and on real datasets. The goal is to present recent research results, including significant work-in-progress, and to identify and explore directions of future research.


Original research papers (including significant work-in-progress) or state-of-the-art surveys are solicited in all aspects of algorithms in bioinformatics, computational biology and systems biology - including, but not limited to:

* Exact and approximate algorithms for sequence analysis, gene and signal recognition, alignment and assembly, molecular evolution, structure determination or prediction, gene expression, molecular pathways and networks, proteomics, functional and comparative genomics, and drug design.

* Methods, software, and data repositories for development and testing of such algorithms and their underlying models, as well as high-performance computing approaches to hard learning and optimization problems.

* Novel approaches to analyzing and modeling next-generation sequence data, including sequence assembly, population genomics, metagenomics, metatranscriptomics and small RNA sequencing.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: May 5, 2016
Author notification: May 30, 2016
Final version due: June 13, 2016
Workshop: August 22-24, 2016

Keynote Speaker:

Kiyoshi Asai, University of Tokyo, Japan.

Details on submitting manuscripts:

See under 'Paper Submission' for details.


Proceedings will be published in the Springer series Lecture Notes in
Bioinformatics, where accepted papers will be allotted 12 pages.
Selected papers will also be invited for an extended publication in a
thematic series in Algorithms for Molecular Biology (AMB).

Program Committee:

Tatsuya Akutsu, Kyoto University
Timothy L. Bailey, University of Queensland
Jan Baumbach, University of Southern Denmark
Anne Bergeron, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Paola Bonizzoni, Universita di Milano-Bicocca
Alessandra Carbone, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
Rita Casadio, University of Bologna
Nadia El-Mabrouk, University of Montreal
Martin Frith (co-chair), AIST
Anna Gambin, Warsaw University
Raffaele Giancarlo, Dipartimento di Matematica Universita di Palermo
Michiaki Hamada, Waseda University
Thomas Hamelryck, University of Copenhagen
Fereydoun Hormozdiari, University of California Davis
Katharina Huber, University of East Anglila
Carl Kingsford, Carnegie Mellon University
Hisanori Kiryu, The University of Tokyo
Gregory Kucherov, University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallee
Timo Lassmann, Telethon Kids Institute
Ming Li, University of Waterloo
Zsuzsanna Liptak, University of Verona
Stefano Lonardi, University of California Riverside
Gerton Lunter, University of Oxford
Thomas Mailund, Aarhus University
Paul Medvedev, Pennsylvania State University
Daniel Merkle, University of Southern Denmark
Istvan Miklos, Rnyi Institute, Budapest
Bernard Moret, EPFL
Burkhard Morgenstern, University of Goettingen
Vincent Moulton, University of East Anglia
Veli Mäkinen, University of Helsinki
Luay Nakhleh, Rice University
William Noble, University of Washington
Christian Nørgaard Storm Pedersen (co-chair), Aarhus University
Nadia Pisanti, Universita di Pisa
Mihai Pop, University of Maryland
Teresa Przytycka, NIH
Sven Rahmann, University of Duisburg-Essen
Marie-France Sagot, INRIA
Kengo Sato, Keio University
Michael Schatz, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Russell Schwartz, Carnegie Mellon University
Kana Shimizu, AIST
Anish Man Sing Shrestha, University of Tokyo
Peter F. Stadler, Leipzig University
Jens Stoye, Bielefeld University
Krister Swenson, Universite de Montpellier
Hélène Touzet, University of Lille
Lusheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Siu Ming Yiu, The University of Hong Kong
Louxin Zhang, National University of Singapore
Michal Ziv-Ukelson, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Christian Nørgaard Storm Pedersen
Bioinformatics Research Center (BiRC), Aarhus University

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