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[PVS] ACM BCB 2012: Call for Participation

ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and
Biomedicine (ACM-BCB 2012): Call for Participation

*(Venue: Embassy Suites Orlando. The hotel has a special rate of $169 per night for all conference attendees including complimentary breakfast)

Conference Dates: October 7-10  2012
Conference Venue: Embassy Suites, Downtown Orlando, FL

Conference Website:http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/ACM-BCB2012/

You are invited to attend ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine (ACM BCB). ACM BCB is the main flagship conference of the ACM SIG Bioinformatics. ACM BCB 2012 is in its third year, building upon the success of ACM BCB 2010 in Niagara Falls and ACM BCB 2011 in Chicago. Each of the conference had about 200 attendees.

The conference will provide a premier forum for interdisciplinary and
multidisciplinary research encompassing disciplines of computer
science, mathematics, statistics, biology, bioinformatics, and

PROGRAM:  The ACM BCB 2012 technical program, including a list of accepted

papers, is available athttp://www.cse.buffalo.edu/ACM-BCB2012/acceptedPapers.html

The program includes invited talks by Martha L. Bulyk (Harvard), Ying Xu (Georgia) and Pierre Baldi, (UC Irvine). There are three tutorial and four workshops (http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/ACM-BCB2012/workshops.html).

WORKSHOPS: Four workshops are planned to be held in conjunction with ACM-BCB 2012:

1.    Immunoinformatics and Computational Immunology Workshop (ICIW 2012)

2. Biological Network Analysis and Applications in Translational and Personalized Medicine (BNA-M 2012)

3. 1st International Workshop on Parallel and Cloud-based Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (ParBio 2012)

4. 1st International Workshop on Robustness and Stability of Biological Systems and Computational Solutions

VENUE& ACCOMMODATION: The hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of downtown Orlando, Florida. It is ten miles from Orlando International Airport and just a short drive from the Orlando Orange County Convention Center. Key vacation and leisure destinations in Orlando include:

·         Walt Disney World® Orlando

·         Universal Studios® Orlando

·         Amway Arena (home of the Orlando Magic)

·         SeaWorld Orlando

·         Orlando Museum of Art

The hotel provides a range amenities and services, including: swimming pool, fitness center, business center, meeting room, and high-speed wireless Internet access. We have negotiated a special and very competitive rate of $169/night with the hotel (this includes breakfast). Also, all rooms in the hotels are suites. Seehttp://www.cse.buffalo.edu/ACM-BCB2012/hotel.html for details

TRAVEL: Orlando is a major tourist location. The Orlando airport is directly accessible from many airports around the world.

REGISTRATION: Reduced rates are available for early registration (Aug. 16). See


We look forward to seeing you in Orlando this October!

Tamer Kahveci and Mona Singh

ACM BCB 2012 PC Co-Chairs

Sanjay Ranka

ACM BCB 2012 General Chair