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[PVS] [ISBRA-L] ISBRA'10 call for short abstracts




               6th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research
                        and Applications (ISBRA'10)

                             May 23-26, 2010
                University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
                      http://www.cs.gsu.edu/isbra10/

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:

* Biomedical databases and data integration
* Biomolecular imaging
* Bio-ontologies
* Comparative genomics
* Computational genetic epidemiology
* Computational proteomics
* Data mining and visualization
* Gene expression analysis
* Genome analysis
* High-performance bio-computing 
* High-throughput sequencing data analysis 
* Molecular evolution
* Molecular modeling and simulation
* Pattern discovery and classification
* Phylogenomics
* Population genetics
* Software tools and applications
* Structural biology
* Systems biology


Authors are invited to submit electronically short abstracts of up to 
4 pages (in Springer LNCS format) by following the instructions at

  http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=isbra2010

Accepted abstracts will be published online and on CD-ROM and selected 
for either oral or poster presentation.  Following the symposium, the 
authors will be invited to submit full papers to a peer-reviewed 
volume to be published in BMC Proceedings.


TRAVEL SUPPORT

Thanks to our sponsors, a small number of travel fellowships will be 
available for graduate students and post-doctoral scholars. Preference 
will be given to those presenting their work at the symposium. Please 
submit a one-page vita and abstract of the poster or paper that will 
be presented to Dr. Raj Sunderraman (raj@cs.gsu.edu) with "ISBRA 2010 
Travel Fellowship" in the subject of the email. The requests are to be 
submitted by April 18, 2010.


IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission          April 9, 2010
Notification                 April 16, 2010
Travel support applications  April 18, 2010
Final abstracts              April 23, 2010


CONFIRMED KEYNOTE TALKS

* Tracing the early cell divisions of mouse embryos by
   single cell RNA-seq,
   Catalin Barbacioru, Life Technologies

* Successes and failures of elegant algorithms in
   computational biology,
   Piotr Berman, Pennsylvania State University

* Human Genome Annotation,
   Mark Gerstein, Yale University

* Structure of Proximal and Distant Regulatory Elements in the
   Human Genome,
   Ivan Ovcharenko, National Center for Biotechnology Information

* Combinatorics in Recombinational Population Genomics,
   Laxmi Parida, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

* Predicting and Analyzing Cellular Networks,
   Mona Singh, Princeton University


CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

Steering Chairs:

* Dan Gusfield, UC Davis
* Yi Pan, Georgia State
* Marie-France Sagot, INRIA

General Chairs

* Ion Mandoiu, University of ConnecticutUConn
* Alex Zelikovsky, Georgia State

Program Chairs

* Mark Borodovsky, Georgia Tech 
* J. Peter Gogarten, University of ConnecticutUConn
* Teresa Przytycka, NIH
* Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, University of ConnecticutUConn

Workshop & Poster Chairs

* Yufeng Wu, University of ConnecticutUConn
* Craig Nelson, University of ConnecticutUConn

Publicity Chair

* Dumitru Brinza, Life Technologies

Finance Chairs

* Anu Bourgeois, Georgia State
* Raj Sunderraman, Georgia State

Local Organization Chairs

* Reda A. Ammar, University of Connecticut
* Les Loew, University of Connecticut Health Center
* Linda Strausbaugh, University of Connecticut


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