BIBM: Bioinformatics and Biomedicine



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Event When Where Deadline
BIBM 2020 Bioinformatics and Biomedicine
Dec 16, 2020 - Dec 19, 2020 Seoul, South Korea Sep 1, 2020
BIBM 2018 2018 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM18)
Dec 3, 2018 - Dec 6, 2018 Madrid Aug 25, 2018
BIBM 2016 Bioinformatics and Biomedicine
Dec 15, 2016 - Dec 18, 2016 Shenzhen Aug 14, 2016
BIBM 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM)
Nov 9, 2015 - Nov 12, 2015 Washington D.C., USA Jul 5, 2015
BIBM 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine
Dec 18, 2013 - Dec 21, 2013 Shanghai, China Aug 5, 2013
BIBM 2012 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine
Oct 4, 2012 - Oct 7, 2012 Philadelphia, USA May 10, 2012
BIBM 2011 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine
Nov 12, 2011 - Nov 15, 2011 Atlanta, USA Jul 15, 2011
BIBM 2009 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM09)
Nov 1, 2009 - Nov 4, 2009 Washington DC, USA Jul 20, 2009

Present CFP : 2020

Call For Paper
2020 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2020)
December 16-19, 2020, Seoul, South Korea

The IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM) has established itself as the premier research conference in bioinformatics and biomedicine. IEEE BIBM 2020 provides a leading forum for disseminating the latest research in bioinformatics and health informatics. It brings together academic and industrial scientists from computer science, biology, chemistry, medicine, mathematics and statistics.

We solicit high-quality original research papers (including significant work-in-progress) in any aspect of bioinformatics, genomics, and biomedicine. New computational techniques and methods and their application in life science and medical domains are especially encouraged. Relevant topics include but are not limited to:

1. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology of Molecular Structure, Function and Evolution

1.a. Evolution, Phylogeny, Comparative Genomics

1.b. Protein/RNA Structure, Function and Interactions

1.c. 3D genome

2. Computational Systems Biology

2.a. Pathway Analysis

2.b. Biological Network Analysis

2.c. Interactomics

2.d. Gene Expression and Regulation

2.e. Post-translational Modifications

2.f. Alternative Splicing

2.g. Non-coding RNA Analysis

3. Next Generation Sequencing and High-throughput Methods

3.a. Next-Gen Sequencing

3.b. Microarray Data Analysis

3.c. SNPs and Haplotype Analysis, GWAS, Personalized Genomics

3.d. Transcriptomics

3.e. Metabolomics

3.f. Proteomics

3.g. Epigenomics

4. Cheminformatics and pharmacogenomics

4.a. Cheminformatics and Computer-Aided Drug Design

4.b. Molecular Docking

4.c. Molecular Modeling

4.d. Pharmacogenomics

5. Cross-Cutting Computational Methods and Bioinformatics of Disease

5.a. Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence

5.b. Big Data Analytics

5.c. High Performance Computing

5.d. Information Retrieval, Ontologies, Natural Language Processing, and Text Mining

5.e. Data Visualization

5.f. Computational Modeling and Data Integration

5.g. Precision Medicine

5.h. Genome-Phenome Analysis

5.i. Biomarker Discovery

5.j. Pathogen bioinformatics

6. Biomedical and Health Informatics

6.a. Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence

6.b. Big Data Analytics

6.c. Information Retrieval, Ontologies, Natural Language Processing, and Text Mining

6.d. Biomedical Image Analysis

6.e. Biomedical Signal Analysis

6.f. Healthcare Knowledge Representation & Reasoning

6.g. Data Visualization

6.h. Data Interoperability and Health Information Exchange

6.i. Human-computer Interaction and Human Factors

6.j. Clinical and Health Information Systems

6.k. Consumer Informatics and Personal Health Records

6.l. Electronic Medical/Health Records and Standards

6.m. Mobile Health

6.n. Clinical Decision Support


The Industrial Track solicits papers describing implementations of Bioinformatics and Biomedicine solutions relevant to industrial settings. The focus of industry track is on papers that address the practical, applied, or pragmatic or new research challenge issues related to the use of bioinformatics and biomedicine technologies in industry. We accept full papers (up to 8 pages), extended abstracts (2-4 pages), as well as short abstracts (1 page, 500 words).

Journal special issues

IEEE BIBM has a tradition to publish selected papers as special issues in highly respected journals. We will publish the special issues publications with many journals:

IEEE Transactions on NanoBiosceince
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics
BMC Genomics
BMC Bioinformatics
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
BMC Bioinformatics
BMC Medical Genomics
BMC Human Genomics

In the past BIBM conferences, the number of special issues are:

BIBM 2018: 11 special issues
BIBM 2017: 9 special issues
BIBM 2016: 9 special issues
BIBM 2015: 9 special issues
BIBM 2014: 10 special issues
BIBM 2013: 9 special issues
BIBM 2012: 8 special issues
BIBM 2011: 8 special issue
BIBM 2010: 7 special issues
BIBM 2009: 4 special issues
BIBM 2008: 4 special issues

Student Travel Award

BIBM 2020 will offer as many as possible student travel awards to student authors (including post-doc).

BIBM 2019: 35 Student travel Awards
BIBM 2018: 25 student travel awards
BIBM 2017: 20 student travel awards
BIBM 2016: 36 student travel awards
BIBM 2015: 30 student travel awards
BIBM 2014: 25 student travel awards
BIBM 2013: 40 student travel awards
BIBM 2012: 30 student travel awards
BIBM 2011: 28 student travel awards
BIBM 2010: 22 student travel awards
BIBM 2009: 16 student travel awards

Paper Submission

Please submit a full-length paper (up to 8 page IEEE 2-column format) through the online submission system (you can download the format instruction here (

Electronic submissions (in PDF or Postscript format) are required. Selected participants will be asked to submit their revised papers in a format to be specified at the time of acceptance.
Online Submission:

Important Dates

Electronic submission of full papers: Sept 1, 2020
Notification of paper acceptance: Oct 30, 2020
Camera-ready of accepted papers: Nov 18, 2020
Conference: Dec. 16-19, 2020

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