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RECOMB-CG - 2017 : The Fifteenth RECOMB Comparative Genomics Satellite Conference

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Link: http://www.crg.eu/en/event/15th-recomb-comparative-genomics-satellite-workshop
 
When Oct 4, 2017 - Oct 6, 2017
Where Barcelona
Submission Deadline Jun 11, 2017
Notification Due Jul 7, 2017
Final Version Due Jul 21, 2017
Categories    comparative genomics
 

Call For Papers

Call for Papers
RECOMB Comparative Genomics 2017

SCOPE
The annual RECOMB Comparative Genomics Satellite Conference (RECOMB-CG) brings together leading researchers in the mathematical, computational and life sciences to discuss cutting edge research in comparative genomics, with an emphasis on computational approaches and the analysis of novel experimental results. The program will include keynote talks, contributed talks, and a poster session.

The 15th RECOMB-CG conference will be held in the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain, on October 04-06 2017. With this Call for Papers we invite high-quality original full papers on topics related to the conference theme. The conference will also have a poster session. A detailed call for posters will be published later on the conference web page:

http://www.crg.eu/en/event/15th-recomb-comparative-genomics-satellite-workshop

TOPICS
Papers are solicited on, but not limited to, the following topics:
• genome evolution
• genome rearrangements
• genome variation, diversity and dynamics
• phylogenomics
• comparative tools for genome assembly
• population genomics
• comparison of functional networks
• comparative epigenomics
• paleogenomics
• cancer evolution genomics
• epidemiology
• gene identification and/or annotation

IMPORTANT DATES
• Paper Submission Deadline: June 11, 2017
• Author Notification: July 07, 2017
• Final Version Due: July 21, 2017
• Conference: October 04-06, 2017

DETAILS ON SUBMITTING MANUSCRIPTS
Submitted papers must have not been published or be currently under consideration for publication in any other journal or conference with formal proceedings. Each accepted paper has to be presented by one of the authors at the conference.
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, a volume in the Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI) series. In addition, arrangements are being sought for providing extended publication with additional refereeing in a prestigious journal in the area. These arrangements may involve Open Access journals, in which case there will be an author fee in the event that an article is accepted.
Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts in PDF format according to the LNBI series guidelines:

http://www.springer.com/us/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines

Submitted papers must be within 15 pages, with optionally a clearly marked appendix containing supplementary material made available to the reviewers.

All submissions must be made online, through the EasyChair submission system, at the following address:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=recombcg17

Authors need to register on that web site before submitting. A standard PDF file must be received by midnight on June 11, 2017 (any time zone) in order for a submission to be considered. Re-submission of already submitted papers will be possible until midnight June 11, 2017 (any time zone).

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
• Iria Fernández Silva (Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Immunology, School of Biology, University of Vigo ES)
• Toni Gabaldón (Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona ES)
• Iñaki Ruiz-Trillo (ICREA Research Professor at Institut de Biologia Evolutiva [CSIC-IBE], Barcelona ES)
• Wes Warren (McDonnell Genomics Institute, Washington University School of Medicine USA)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Tomàs Marquès-Bonet (UPF) tomas.marques@upf.edu
Roderic Guigó Serra (CRG) roderic.guigo@crg.eu
Laura Prat Busquets (CRG Conference Officer) laura.prat@crg.eu

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Max Alekseyev (George Washington University) Lars Arvestad (Stockholm University) Anne Bergeron (UQAM) Marilia Braga (Bielefeld University) Cedric Chauve (Simon Fraser University) Leonid Chindelevitch (Simon Fraser University) Miklós Csűrös (University of Montréal) Ingo Ebersberger (Goethe University Frankfurt) Nadia El-Mabrouk (University of Montréal) Guillaume Fertin (University of Nantes) Katharina Jahn (ETH Zurich) Asif Javed (Genome Institute of Singapore) Kevin Liu (Michigan State University) Ketil Malde (Institute of Marine Research, Norway) Joao Meidanis (UNICAMP, co-chair) István Miklós (Rényi Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences) Siavash Mirarab (UCSD) Luay Nakhleh (Rice University, co-chair) Aïda Ouangraoua (University of Sherbrooke) Marie-France Sagot (INRIA, LBBE, Lyon) Michael Sammeth (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) Jens Stoye (Bielefeld University) Krister Swenson (CNRS, University of Montpellier) Eric Tannier (INRIA, LBBE, Lyon) Glenn Tesler (UCSD) Tamir Tuller (Tel Aviv University) Lusheng Wang (City University of Hong Kong) Tandy Warnow (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Louxin Zhang (National University of Singapore) Jie Zheng (Nanyang Technological University)

CONTACT
meidanis@ic.unicamp.br nakhleh@rice.edu

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