ISMB 2016 Begins Today

ISMB 2016

ISMB 2016

ISMB 2016, the 24th annual conference Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) and the largest computational biology conference, begins today in Orlando, Florida. In addition to the 5-day main ISMB conference, it also hosts 11 Special Interest Group meetings, and two satellite meetings, like HitSeq,RegGenSIG,BioVis, and BOSC.

The International Society of Computational Biology (ISCB), the society behind ISMB, will be awarding

  • Søren Brunak of the Technical University of Denmark: 2016 Accomplishment by a Senior Scientist Award,
  • Debora Marks of Harvard Medical School: Overton Prize,
  • Burkhard Rost of the Technical University of Munich: Outstanding Contributions to ISCB Award,
  • Serafim Batzoglou of Stanford University: ISCB Innovator Award

This year ISMB has accepted 42 papers and they will be presented as talks (ISMB schedule). All the accepted papers are already published in a special issue of Bioinformatics and available freely.

Here are a few interesting papers with sequencing flavor.

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