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Deadline EXTENDED to Nov 27: BICOB-2013 Call for Paper (March 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA) 8%

Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
5th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology - BICoB-2013
March 4-6, 2013 - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

      Paper Submission Deadline: November 27, 2012 *** EXTENDED ***
      Notification of Acceptance: December 29, 2012

The 5th international conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
(BICoB) 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. This continues to be a vibrant research area with broadening of
computational techniques and new emerging challenges. 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 and chromosome annotation, gene
finding, alternative splicing, EST analysis, comparative genomics and

* 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.

Submission Procedures
Papers will be accepted only by electronic submission (PDF only). A full
paper should be submitted by October 28, 2012 at the following web site: .

Journal Publication
Authors of selected high quality papers in BICoB-2013
will be invited to submit extended version of their papers for possible
publication in bioinformatics journals (e.g., JBCB, IJCA, etc.)

Important Dates:
              Paper Submission Deadline            Nov. 27, 2012
              Notification of Acceptance           Dec. 29, 2012
              Camera-Ready Manuscript              Jan. 20, 2013
              Paper submission:

For any questions please contact:
Program Co-Chairs
- Fahad Saeed: NHLBI, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA; +1 (301) 402-4720; [hidden email]<mailto:[hidden email]>
- Bhaskar DasGupta: University of Illinois at Chicago, USA; [hidden email]<mailto:[hidden email]>

Umit V. Catalyurek
Professor, Biomedical Informatics
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Professor, Computer Science & Engineering (courtesy)
The Ohio State University

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