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Friday, May 22, 2015

CFP: APBC2016 – The Fourteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference

*Please distribute it to interested colleagues and students *
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Full paper submission deadline is due on 30 July, 2015.

APBC2016 - The Fourteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference
The Fourteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference
San Francisco, United States
11-13 January 2016

http://www.sfasa.org/apbc2016/apbc2016.html

Organization

General Co-Chairs
Jing Huang, Ph.D. (Veracyte, USA)
Ying Lu, Ph.D. (Stanford University, USA)
Philip Bourne, Ph.D. (NIH/OD, USA)

Local Organization Chairs
Jing Huang, Ph.D. (Veracyte, USA)
Hua Tang, Ph.D. (Stanford University)
Haiyan Huang, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

PC Co-Chairs
Lu Tian, Ph.D. (Stanford University, USA)
Jijun Tang, Ph.D. (University of South Carolina, USA)
Phoebe Chen, Ph.D. (La Trobe University, Australia)
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Important Dates
Full Paper submission: July 30 ,2015
Author notification: August 30 , 2015
Final version due on: October 1 , 2015
Full paper author registration deadline: October 20 ,2015
Conference start and end dates: January 11 - 13 , 2016

The Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference series is an annual forum for exploring research, development and novel applications of Bioinformatics. The past APBC conferences were held in:
· APBC2003 4-7 Feb 2003: Adelaide Australia
· APBC2004 18-22 Jan 2004: Dunedin, New Zealand
· APBC2005 17-21 Jan 2005: Singapore
· APBC2006 13-16 Feb, 2006: Taipei Taiwan
· APBC2007 15-17 Jan, 2007: Hong Kong
· APBC2008 14-17 Jan, 2008: Kyoto Japan
· APBC2009 13-16 Jan, 2009: Beijing China
· APBC2010 18-21 Jan, 2010: Bangalore, India
· APBC2011 11-14 Jan, 2011: Inchon, Korea
· APBC2012 17-19 Jan, 2012: Melbourne, Australia
· APBC2013 21-23 Jan 2013: Vancouver, BC, Canada
· APBC2014 17-19 Jan 2014: Shanghai, China
· APBC2015 21-23 Jan 2015: HsinChu, Taiwan
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Call for Papers

APBC2016 invites high-quality original full papers on any topic related to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.

The submitted papers must have not been published or under consideration for publication in any other journal or conference with formal proceedings.
All accepted papers will have to be presented by one of the authors at the conference.

Accepted papers will be invited to be published in the journals BMC Genomics, BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Systems Biology following the journals' publication policy.

Use the following linked site to make your submission
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=apbc2016

URL: http://www.sfasa.org/apbc2016/apbc2016.html
Contact Person: Jijun Tang  (jtang@cse.sc.edu)


Friday, May 1, 2015

Call for Editors - ISCB Community Journal

ISCB is seeking scholars interested in serving as volunteer editors for the ISCB Community Journal. If you are interested, please submit your nomination using our online system. If you have a colleague who may enjoy serving as a volunteer editor for ISCB, please feel free to forward this information.

The primary responsibility of an editor will be to oversee the content on the ISCB Community Journal homepage. Editors will work with the conferences and have the final decision on the selection of conference editors and editorial board proposed by the conferences. Editors will supervise the conference referee process and ensure the quality standards of referee reports, editorial decision and published papers. Editors will help to promote the journal and to increase the number of conferences publishing in the journal. The ISCB Community Journal editors will work closely with F1000Research to keep improving the journal and make sure it is meeting the aims and objectives of the ISCB.

Editors are appointed by the ISCB Board of Directors and will serve a three-year term* with the option to be renewed for one additional term.

URL: http://www.iscb.org/call-for-editors

Contact Person: Diane Kovats (dkovats@iscb.org)