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BICOB 2014 : 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Computational Biology


Conference Series : Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
When Mar 24, 2014 - Mar 26, 2014
Where Las Vegas, NV, USA
Submission Deadline Nov 30, 2013
Notification Due Jan 30, 2014
Final Version Due Jan 20, 2014
Categories    bioinformatics   computational biology   computer science

Call For Papers

6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Computational Biology - BICoB-2014

March 24-26, 2014 - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Conf. website:

Paper Submission Deadline: November 30, 2013 ***EXTENDED***

Notification of Acceptance: December 30, 2013

Paper submission site:

BICOB2014: In recent years, computational biology and medical informatics have seen significant advances driven by computational techniques in bioinformatics making bioinformatics and computational biology among the most vibrant research areas. The 6th international conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICoB-2014) provides an excellent venue for researchers and practitioners in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology to present and publish their research results and techniques. The BICoB conference seeks original and high quality papers in the fields of bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology, medical informatics and the related disciplines. The conference also includes a Best Paper Award given during the conference banquet. We also encourage work in progress and research results in the emerging and evolutionary computational areas. Computational techniques have already enabled unprecedented advances in modern biology and medicine. Work in the computational methods related to, or with application in, bioinformatics is also encouraged including: data mining, text mining, machine learning, modeling and simulation, pattern recognition, data visualization, biostatistics, .etc. The topics of interest include (and are not limited to):

Genome analysis: Genome assembly, genome annotation, gene finding, alternative splicing, EST analysis and comparative genomics.
Sequence analysis: Multiple sequence alignment, sequence search and clustering, function
prediction, motif discovery, functional site recognition in protein, RNA and DNA sequences.
Phylogenetics: Phylogeny estimation, models of evolution, comparative biological methods,
population genetics.
Structural Bioinformatics: Structure matching, prediction, analysis and comparison; methods
and tools for docking; protein design
Analysis of high-throughput biological data: Microarrays (nucleic acid, protein, array CGH,
genome tiling, and other arrays), EST, SAGE, MPSS, proteomics, mass spectrometry.
Genetics and population analysis: Linkage analysis, association analysis, population simulation,
haplotyping, marker discovery, genotype calling.
Systems biology: Systems approaches to molecular biology, multiscale modeling, pathways,
gene networks.
Computational Proteomics: Filtering and indexing sequence databases, Peptide quantification
and identification, Genome annotations via mass spectrometry, Identification of post-translational
modifications, Structural genomics via mass spectrometry, Protein-protein interactions,
Computational approaches to analysis of large scale Mass spectrometry data, Exploration and
visualization of proteomic data, Data models and integration for proteomics and genomics,
Querying and retrieval of proteomics and genomics data etc.

Journal Publication: Authors of selected papers in BICoB-2014 will be invited to submit extended version of their papers for possible publication in the Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (JBCB) or International Journal for Computers and Applications IJCA. (Special issue for BICOB-2014).

Important Dates:
Full paper Submission ............................................................ November 30, 2013
Notification of Acceptance .................................................... December 30, 2013
Pre-registration and Camera-ready paper ................................. January 20, 2014

Paper submission site:

If you encounter any difficulties during submission or if you require further information, please contact:; ;;

Conference Organizing Committee:

George Karypis

University of Minnesota, USA

+1 (612) 626-7524 +1

Hisham Al-Mubaid

University of Houston, Clear Lake, USA

+1 (281) 283-3802

Fahad Saeed

NHLBI, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA

+1 (301) 402-4720

Bhaskar DasGupta

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

+1 (312) 355-1319

Nurit Haspel

UMass -Boston, USA

+1 (617) 287-6414

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