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[PVS] [ISBRA-L] ODGEA'09 CFP -- Submission Deadline extended to Jan. 19, 2009

2nd International Workshop on Optimal Data Mining in Gene Expression Analysis

held in conjunction with

5th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications

May 13-16, 2009
Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA

The rapid development of several high-throughput gene expression monitoring 
technologies in the past decade has facilitated the generation of a huge amount 
of gene expression data. The data could either be rich or poor in the number of 
samples in a wide variety of experimental design setups. Aforementioned factors 
led to a need to develop suitable statistical procedures for optimal analysis, 
visualization and interpretation of the data. We are soliciting original 
research papers (including significant works in progress) involving gene 
expression analysis, including the following:

A. Novel supervised and unsupervised analysis and visualization

B. Novel experimental designs, problems and suitable procedures
  to solve them

C. Optimal feature selection for tumor classification and
  patient-outcome prediction

D. Integrative analysis of gene expression data obtained from
  different platforms and laboratories

E. Interpretation of gene expression data with other datasets
  such as binding site data, copy number data and proteomics data

F. Significance assessment of predictions


The workshop proceedings will be published along with the ISBRA proceedings in 
Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics series. Papers must be 
submitted electronically by following the instructions at: 

Submissions must be formatted using the Springer LNCS style and must not exceed 
12 pages in length. Simultaneous submission to journals or other conferences 
with published proceedings is not allowed. Further, it is anticipated that a 
special issue of a major bioinformatics journal will be devoted to extended 
versions of best conference and workshop papers.


19 Jan 2009     Submission of papers 
06 Feb 2009     Notification
20 Feb 2009     Camera Ready Papers
13 May 2009     Workshop Presentation


General Chair:

Lonnie R. Welch,
Stuckey Professor
322A Stocker Center
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701-2979

Program Chairs:

R. Krishna Murthy Karuturi
Sr Research Scientist
Computational & Mathematical Biology
Genome Institute of Singapore
A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research)
#02-01, Genome, 60 Biopolis ST
Republic of Singapore 138672

Qihua Tan,
Associate Professor
Dept of Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Genetics
Odense University Hospital
Sdr. Boulevard 29
DK-5000, Odense C

Jahangheer Shareef Shaik,
Staff Scientist,
Dept. of pathology and Immunology,
Washington University,
St. Louis, Missouri

Program Committee:

Jing Hua Zhao, Medical Research Council in Cambridge, UK
Xiaoli Li, Institute of Infocom Research, A-Star, Singapore
Chengpeng Bi, University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA.
Talamuthu Anbupalam, Genome Institute of Singapore, A-Star, Singapore
Vladimir Kuznetsov, Bioinformatics Institute, A-Star, Singapore
Meena Sakharkar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Zhengxin Chen, University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA
Vinhthuy Phan, University of Memphis, USA
Parvathi Chundi, University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA
Lih Deng, University of Memphis, USA
Sach Mukherjee, University of Warwick, UK
Yuri Orlov, Genome Institute of Singapore, A-Star, Singapore
Vinsensius Vega, Genome Institute of Singapore, A-Star, Singapore

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