Call for abstracts - HSCBB12

posted May 10, 2012, 2:45 AM by Pantelis Bagos   [ updated Sep 4, 2012, 3:35 AM by George Kastellakis ]

Call for abstracts

7th conference of the
Hellenic Society for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics - HSCBB12

Date:  October 4-6, 2012
Venue: Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
City:  Heraklion, Greece

HSCBB12 will take place back to back with a Workshop entitled “New DNA technologies and informatics tools for studying marine biodiversity and adaptation“ (October 1-3, 2012), which is organized in the context of the project MARBIGEN (FP7,project number264089) (link to the workshop site) of the Institute of Marine Biology and Genetics of HCMR. This WS will be held at HCMR premises at Gournes, Crete and include training lectures and panel discussions. 

Abstract Submission Dates:    May 15 - September 5, 2012
Early Registration:            July 1 -  Sep 10, 2012

Aim & Scope

The annual HSCBB conference aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum to researchers in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, as well as practitioners applying computational methods in their biological or biomedical research. The conference aims to bring together researchers in the region to discuss on-going research projects and exchange ideas.

Abstract Submission

Authors are invited to submit 2-page abstracts describing on-going work that includes at least some new results not published elsewhere. Submissions are electronic from the HSCBB 2012 website following the format of the provided template. The abstracts should be written in English.

Conference Program

The conference program includes highly-regarded invited speakers in the field and a special industrial session where representatives from bioinformatics companies will present products and research results of their companies. A selected number of representative accepted abstracts will be orally presented, while the rest of the accepted abstracts will be presented as posters. The program includes a dinner Banquet in a tradition Cretan tavern. The conference language is English.

Future details and important announcements will be available at the conference web-site.

Organizing Institutions

The Hellenic Society for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology - FORTH
Institute of Computer Science - FORTH
Hellenic Center for Marine Research - HCMR
University of Crete

The HSCBB Board / Organizing Committee

Hamodrakas Stavros    University of Athens, Greece
Iliopoulos Ioannis    University of Crete, Greece
Ouzounis Christos        King’s College, London, U.K.
Promponas Vasilis        University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Bagos Pantelis        University of Central Greece

Local Organizers

Poirazi Panayiota (Chair)    IMBB - FORTH
Kotoulas George    IMBG-HCMR
Oulas Anastasios    IMBG-HCMR
Potamias George    ICS-FORTH
Tsamardinos Ioannis    ICS-FORTH / University of Crete
Iliopoulos Ioannis    University of Crete, Greece
Nikolaou Christoforos    University of Crete, Greece


posted Mar 20, 2012, 12:33 PM by Pantelis Bagos   [ updated May 14, 2012, 3:22 AM by Georgios Pavlopoulos ]

The 7th Conference of the Hellenic Society for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics – HSCBB12 – is co-organized by the Hellenic Society for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (HSCBB) jointly with the Institutes of Computer Science and Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) and the  Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR).  HSCBB12 will take place at FORTH in October 4 - 6, 2012.

As an outreach activity of the HSCBB, a satellite Workshop on Biodiversity entitled: New DNA technologies and informatics tools for studying marine biodiversity and adaptation with training lectures and panel discussions will also be organized (October 1-3, 2012) at HCMR. 

The Conference, which is the major annual event of HSCBB, aims at being a forum for researchers in the relevant fields from Greece, Cyprus and other countries to present their work and creatively interact for the establishment of scientific networks and collaborations.

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