HiTSeq 2017 Accepted papers announced




HiTSeq, an ISMB 2017 special interest group satellite conference focused to the latest advances in computational techniques for the analysis of high-throughput sequencing data has announced the list of accepted papers. HitSeq 2017, High Throughput Sequencing Algorithms and Applications, will be held in Prague, Check Republic on July 24-25, 2017, just before ISMB/ECCB 2017 begins. And it […]

ISMB 2016 Begins Today




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 […]

ISMB 2014 Link Roundup




ISMB 2014, one of the biggest bioinformatics/computational biology conferences has started today. The main ISMB 2014 is from 13th July, but a slew of interesting Special Interest Group & Satellite meetings have started today. To be precise, a mind boggling 13 SIGs/satellite meetings started today covering topics including Open Source Bioinformatics, Ontology, structural biology, regulatory […]

RNA-Skim: new RNA-seq quantitation method that is faster than Sailfish




This is a quick post: summary/thoughts* on the new paper that got accepted at the upcoming ISMB 2014 and published in the special issue of  Bioinformatics. RNA-Skim: a rapid method for RNA-Seq quantification at transcript level  Zhaojun Zhang and Wei Wang is from a duo at UNC and UCLA. (*thoughts are always half baked :)) RNA-Skim is a […]

ISMB 2014 Proceedings Available




The accepted papers of ISMB 2014 is available as proceedings in a special issue of Bioinformatics. The 22nd annual meeting of Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), will take place  in Boston, MA, July 11–15, 2014. If you are a computational biologist/bioinformatician and could not make it to this year’s ISMB,  you can access all […]