Conference Information
AlCoB 2018 : International Conference on Algorithms for Computational Biology
http://grammars.grlmc.com/AlCoB2018/
Submission Date:
2018-02-11
Notification Date:
2018-03-18
Conference Date:
2018-06-25
Location:
Hong Kong, China
Years:
5
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Aims

AlCoB aims at promoting and displaying excellent research using string and graph algorithms and combinatorial optimization to deal with problems in biological sequence analysis, genome rearrangement, evolutionary trees, and structure prediction.

Previous events were held in Tarragona, Mexico City, Trujillo (Spain) and Aveiro.

The conference will address several of the current challenges in computational biology by investigating algorithms aimed at:

     assembling sequence reads into a complete genome,
     identifying gene structures in the genome,
     recognizing regulatory motifs,
     aligning nucleotides and comparing genomes,
     reconstructing regulatory networks of genes, and
     inferring the evolutionary phylogeny of species.

Particular focus will be put on methodology and significant room will be reserved to young scholars at the beginning of their career. 

Scope

Topics of either theoretical or applied interest include, but are not limited to:

    Exact sequence analysis
    Approximate sequence analysis
    Pairwise sequence alignment
    Multiple sequence alignment
    Sequence assembly
    Genome rearrangement
    Regulatory motif finding
    Phylogeny reconstruction
    Phylogeny comparison
    Structure prediction
    Compressive genomics
    Proteomics: molecular pathways, interaction networks
    Transcriptomics: splicing variants, isoform inference and quantification, differential analysis
    Next-generation sequencing: population genomics, metagenomics, metatranscriptomics
    Microbiome analysis
    Systems biology

Structure

AlCoB 2018 will consist of:

    invited lectures
    peer-reviewed contributions
    posters

Submission

Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research. Papers should not exceed 12 single-spaced pages (all included) and should be prepared according to the standard format for Springer Verlag's LNCS series (see http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0)

Submissions have to be uploaded to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=alcob2018.

Registration

The registration form can be found at:
http://grammars.grlmc.com/AlCoB2018/Registration.php
Last updated by Dou Sun in 2017-11-28
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