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APBC 2009
The Seventh Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference
Dates Jan 13, 2009 (iCal) - Jan 16, 2009
Homepage: bioinfo.au.tsinghua.edu.cn/apbc2009
Location: Beijing, China
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Important dates
Submissions: Jul 20, 2008
Notification: Sep 10, 2008
Table of Contents

First Call for Papers - APBC2009  

The Seventh Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC2009)
Beijing, China, 13-16 January 2009 

The Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC) series, founded in 2003, 
is an annual international forum for exploring research, development and 
applications of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 
The Seventh Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference, APBC2009 
will be held in Beijing, China, following the 2008 Olympic Games.
The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers, professionals, 
and industrial practitioners from all over the world for interaction and 
exchange of knowledge and ideas in all areas of bioinformatics and 
computational biology.

Important Dates 
Paper submission open May 1, 2008 
Paper submission deadline July 20, 2008 
Paper acceptance decision Sep 10, 2008 
Camera-ready copy of papers and Author registration Oct 10, 2008 

Poster submission open July 20, 2008 
Poster submission deadline Sept 20, 2008  
Poster acceptance decision Oct 1, 2008 
Registration open Sept 20, 2008 
Early-bird registration Nov 20, 2008 
Conference Jan 13-16, 2009 
Confirmed Invited Speakers 
 * (Keynote) David J. Lipman, M.D., Director, NCBI, NLM, NIH, USA 
 * (Keynote) David Botstein, Ph.D., Anthony B. Evnin Professor of Genomics, 
              Director, Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, USA 
 * Martin Vingron, Ph.D., Director at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Head of Computational Molecular Biology Department, Germany 
 * John Mattick, Ph.D., Professor and ARC Federation Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Australia 
 * Michael B. Eisen, Ph.D., Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of California at Berkeley, USA 
 * Pavel Pevzner, Ph.D., Ronald R. Taylow Professor of Computer Science, Director, Center for Algorithmic and Systems Biology at UCSD, USA 
 * Bailin Hao, Ph.D., Professor, Fudan University and Institute of Theoretical Physics, CAS, China 
 * Chunting Zhang, Ph.D., Professor, Tianjin University, China 


Conference Co-Chairs 
 * Michael Q. Zhang, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA 
 * Yanda Li, Tsinghua University, China 
 * Xuegong Zhang, Tsinghua University, China 
Program Committee Co-Chairs 
 * Michael S. Waterman, University of Southern California, USA 
 * Michael Q. Zhang, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA 
 * Xuegong Zhang, Tsinghua Unviersity, China 

APBC Steering Committee 
 * Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen (Chair), Deakin University, Australia 
 * Sang Yup Lee, KAIST, Korea 
 * Satoru Miyano, University of Tokyo, Japan 
 * Mark Ragan, University of Queensland, Australia 
 * Limsoon Wong, National University of Singapore 
 * Michael Q. Zhang, CHSL, USA and Tsinghua University, China 


Topics of Interest 
Papers are solicited on, but not limited to, the following topics:
 * Sequence Analysis 
 * Motif Finding 
 * Recognition of Genes and Functional Elements 
 * RNA Analysis 
 * Physical and Genetic Mapping 
 * Molecular Evolution and Phylogeny 
 * Protein Structure Analysis 
 * Microarray Design and Data Analysis 
 * Deep Sequencing Data Processing 
 * Transcriptome, Gene Expression 
 * Epigenomics 
 * Proteomics and Post-Translational Modifications 
 * Pathways, Networks and Systems 
 * Ontologies 
 * Databases and Data Integration 
 * Biomedical Literature Mining and Understanding 
 * Population Genetics, SNP and Haplotyping 
 * Comparative Genomics 
Program Committee Members (Confirmed):
 * Tatsuya Akutsu,Kyoto University, Japan 
 * Joel Bader, Johns Hopkins University, USA 
 * Harmen Bussemaker, Columbia University, USA 
 * Andrea Califano, Columbia University, USA 
 * Francis Y.L. Chin, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong 
 * Phoebe Chen, Deakin University, Australia 
 * Runsheng Chen, Institute of Biophysics, CAS, China 
 * Xue-wen Chen, University of Kansas, USA 
 * Nadia El-Mabrouk, University of Montreal, Canada 
 * Mikhail Gelfand, Russian Academy of Science, Russia 
 * Roderic Guigo, Centre de Regulacio Genomica, Barcelona, Spain 
 * Jing-Dong Jackie Han, CAS, China 
 * Jenn-Kang Hwang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan 
 * Sridhar Hannenhalli, University of Pennsylvania, USA 
 * Daniel Huson, University of T?bingen, Germany 
 * Tao Jiang, University of California Riverside, USA 
 * Uri Keich, Cornell University, USA 
 * Luhua Lai, Peking University, China 
 * Tak Wah Lam, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
 * Charles Lawrence, Brown University, USA 
 * Chris Lee, UCLA, USA 
 * Doheon Lee, KAIST, Korea 
 * Sang Yup Lee, KAIST, Korea 
 * Cheng Li, DFCI/HSPH, USA 
 * Hao Li, UCSF, USA 
 * Jinyan Li, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 
 * Wen-Hsiung Li, University of Chicago, USA 
 * Wentian Li, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, USA 
 * Yixue Li, CAS and Shanghai Jiaotong University, China 
 * Jun S. Liu, Harvard University, USA 
 * Jingchu Luo, Peking University, China 
 * Bin Ma, University of Western Ontario, Canada 
 * Hiroshi Mamitsuka, Kyoto University, Japan 
 * Satoru Miyano, University of Tokyo, Japan 
 * Kenta Nakai, University of Tokyo, Japan 
 * Jurg Ott, Rockefeller University, China 
 * Laxmi Parida, IBM Watson Research Center, USA 
 * Pavel A. Pevzner, UCSD, USA 
 * John Quackenbush, Harvard School of Public Health, USA 
 * Mark Ragan, University of Queensland, Australia 
 * Nikolaus Rajewsky, MDC-Berlin, Germany 
 * Ron Shamir, Tel Aviv Univ, Israel 
 * Steven Skiena, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA 
 * Yun S. Song, UC Berkeley, USA 
 * Paul Spellman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA 
 * Fengzhu Sun, USC, USA 
 * Zhirong Sun, Tsinghua University, China 
 * Masaru Tomita, Keio University, Japan 
 * Martin Vingron, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany 
 * Lusheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
 * Zhiping Weng, Boston University, USA 
 * Limsoon Wong, National University of Singapore 
 * Wing H. Wong, Stanford University, USA 
 * Eric Xing, Carnegie Mellon University, USA 
 * Ying Xu, University of Georgia, USA 
 * Hong Xue, HKUST, Hong Kong 
 * Ueng Cheng Yang, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan 
 * Weichuan Yu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong 
 * Luoxin Zhang, National University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
 * Hongyu Zhao, Yale University, USA 
 * Qing Zhou, UCLA, USA 
Tutorial Co-Chairs 
 * Eric P. Xing, Carnegie Mellon University, USA 
 * Rui Jiang, Tsinghua University, China 
Organizing Committee 
 * Xuegong Zhang (Chair), Tsinghua University 
 * Luhua Lai, Peking University 
 * Zhirong Sun, Tsinghua University 
 * Jingchu Luo, Peking University 
 * Jingdong Jackie Han, Inst of Genetics & Development, CAS 
 * Shao Li (Poster Co-Chair), Tsinghua University 
 * Rui Jiang, Tsinghua University 
 * Xiaoyan Zhu (Poster Co-Chair), Tsinghua University 
 * Yonglong Zhuang (Publicity Chair), Bioknow Co. 
APBC2009 invites high-quality original papers and posters on 
any topic related to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 
Accepted papers will be invited to be published in the journal 
BMC Bioinformatics. 
The conference will be held at Tsinghua University three months 
after the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and two weeks before the 
traditional Chinese New Year. Post-conference tours will be arranged 
to major scenery and historical cities in Northern and Southern China.

Call for Papers 
APBC2009 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 the consideration for publication in 
any other journals or conferences with formal proceedings. 
All accepted papers will be arranged for oral presentation at the conference. 
Accepted papers will be invited to be published in the journal 
BMC Bioinformatics, following the journal?s publication policy. 

Papers should not be more than 10 pages in length, including the title, 
authors and addresses, abstract, text, figures and tables, and references. 
The manuscripts can be prepared with any of the popular word-processing tools 
but should be submitted as PDF files. The main text font should not be 
single-column, single-spaced, with fonts not smaller than 10pt. 
Tables and figures should be placed among the texts. Color figures are 
allowed at submission. 
Authors can provide supplementary materials at their own website 
if necessary, and can submitted as an attachment when their papers 
are accepted to be included on the journals.
The online submission system will be open from May 1 to July 20, 2008.


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Facts about "APBC 2009"
AcronymAPBC 2009 +
End dateJanuary 16, 2009 +
Event typeConference +
Has coordinates39° 54' 22", 116° 23' 29"Latitude: 39.906216666667
Longitude: 116.391275
Has location cityBeijing +
Has location countryCategory:China +
Homepagehttp://bioinfo.au.tsinghua.edu.cn/apbc2009 +
IsAEvent +
NotificationSeptember 10, 2008 +
Start dateJanuary 13, 2009 +
Submission deadlineJuly 20, 2008 +
TitleThe Seventh Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference +