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[PVS] ACM BCB 2012: Call for participation (Early registration closes on Aug. 16)

ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine
(ACM-BCB 2012): Call for Participation
Conference Dates: October 7-10  2012
Conference Venue: Embassy Suites, Downtown Orlando, FL

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

Early Registration Deadline: August 16, 2012

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 conferences 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 biomedicine.

 PROGRAM:  The ACM BCB 2012 tentative program is available at

The program includes invited talks by
1. Ying Xu (Georgia), Genomic Location is Information: Towards Understanding
the Organizational Principles of Bacterial Genomes
2. Martha L. Bulyk  (Harvard),  Transcription Factors and DNA Regulatory
3. Pierre Baldi, (UC Irvine), Machine Learning Approaches in Proteomics

There are four workshops
(http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/ACM-BCB2012/workshops.html) as follows:

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 WorldR Orlando
.         Universal StudiosR 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. See
http://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).  Seehttp://www.cse.buffalo.edu/ACM-BCB2012/registration.html

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