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ACM BCB 2010 : ACM International Conference On Bioinformatics and Computational Biology


Conference Series : Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
When Aug 2, 2010 - Aug 4, 2010
Where Niagara Falls, NY, USA
Submission Deadline Feb 15, 2010
Notification Due Apr 15, 2010
Categories    bioinformatics   computational biology

Call For Papers

ACM International Conference On Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (ACM-BCB 2010)
August 2-4, Niagara Falls, New York, USA

ACM is pleased to announce that it has taken over sponsorship of the former International
Joint Conference on Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, and Intelligent Computing (IJCBS),
and will be holding the newly renamed International Conference On Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology (ACM-BCB) in August 2010 in Niagara Falls, NY. This conference
builds on the success of IJCBS 2009 in Shanghai, and is the start of ACM?s efforts to
better support the bioinformatics and computational biology community.

We invite you to submit papers with unpublished, original research describing recent advances
on all aspects of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. All papers will undergo peer
review by the conference program committee; accepted papers will be published in the conference
proceedings (in CD) and in the ACM Digital Library. Authors of selected papers will be
invited to extend their papers for submission to several journals.

Papers should not exceed 10 pages in ACM template on 8.5 x 11 inch paper (see ACM templates ") at Papers should be submitted via the link (

The topics of relevance for the conference papers include but are not limited to the following:

? Assembly algorithms for the next generation sequencing

? Genome annotations via mass spectrometry

? Gene discovery and protein function prediction

? Functional genomics algorithms for high throughput data generation methods

? DNA and protein motif discovery

? Models of gene expression regulation at RNA level

? Algorithms for comparative and evolutionary genomics

? Molecular evolution and phylogeny reconstruction

? Multiple genome alignment

? Computational genomics for plant and animal genomes

? Engineering of bioinformatic databases

? Models of gene expression networks

? Computational proteomics and methabolomics

? Prediction of protein-protein interactions

? Protein structure prediction and molecular dynamics

? Visualization of biomolecular and cellular structure, dynamics and interactions

? Modeling of methabolic pathways

? Computational epigenomics

? Models of cellular and multicellular systems

? Prediction of cellular network dynamics from incomplete information

? Clinical genomics and proteomics

? Data mining in biomolecular databases

? High performance computing for complex biomolecular and cellular systems

Proposals for Tutorials and Workshops: We also invite you to submit tutorial/workshop
proposals focusing on problems and new challenges of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
Submit the proposals by e-mail to Tutorial/Workshop Chairs.

Key Dates

Paper Submission deadline Feb 15, 2010
Author Notification April 15, 2010
Workshop proposal Jan. 1, 2010
Tutorial Proposal Jan. 1, 2010
Conference Date 2-4 August, 2010

Organizing Committee

*Steering Committee*
Joydeep Ghosh, University of Texas at Austin

Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota

Meral Ozsoyoglu, Case Western Reserve University

Yi Pan, Georgia State University

Dong Xu, University of Missouri-Columbia

Aidong Zhang, SUNY at Buffalo (co-chair)
Joe Zhang, University of Southern Mississippi (co-chair)

*General Chairs*
Aidong Zhang, SUNY at Buffalo
Mark Borodovsky, Georgia Tech

*Program Chairs*
Gultekin Ozsoyoglu, Case Western Reserve University
Armin Mikler, University of North Texas

Joe Zhang, University of Southern Mississippi

*Workshop Chairs*
Michael Buck, SUNY at Buffalo
Vasant Honavar, Iowa State University
Zhongming Zhao, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Jason Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology

*Poster Chairs*
Tony Hu, Drexel University
Sun Kim, Indiana University

*Publicity Chairs*
Mary Qu Yang, NIH
Kebin Jia, Beijing University of Technology

*Student Awards Chairs*
Susan Bridges, Mississippi State University
Parthasarathy Srinivasan, Ohio State University

*Best Paper Awards Chairs*
Joydeep Ghosh, University of Texas at Austin
Wei Wang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

*Panel Chair*
Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota

*Keynote Chair*
Dong Xu, University of Missouri-Columbia

*Proceedings Chairs*
Li Liao, University of Delaware
Guo-zheng Li, Tongji University

*Tutorials Chairs*
Mohammed Zaki, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Bo Yuan, Shanghai Jiaotong University

*Registrations Chair*
Preetam Ghosh, University of Southern Mississippi

*Local Arrangements*
Zihua Hu, SUNY at Buffalo
Marianne Sullivan, SUNY at Buffalo

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