[hpc-announce] Call for Papers: BigLS 2016 - 4th ACM International Workshop on Big Data in Life Sciences

Kalyanaraman, Ananth ananth at eecs.wsu.edu
Fri Jun 24 11:20:12 CDT 2016

BigLS 2016 - 4th ACM International Workshop on Big Data in Life Sciences

In conjunction with the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics,
Computational Biology and Health Informatics 2016.

Sunday, October 2, 2016 Seattle, WA



BigLS is a workshop series dedicated to the broad theme of Big Data in life sciences.
The workshop focus is on, but is not limited to, the following broad themes:

* Scalable algorithms and techniques for big data analytics in molecular biology.
* Statistical and integrative approaches to big data biology.
* Emerging Machine Learning and AI techniques for big data biology.
* High performance computing methods and software for big data biology.
* Software and hardware foundations for managing big data in biomedical informatics.

Cross-topic papers focusing on techniques for heterogeneous medical data, translational
research big data and P4 medicine are especially welcome!

This year, the workshop will feature a keynote address by Dr. Nathan Price, Professor and
Associate Director of the Institute for Systems Biology.

Thanks to the support from the NSF, the workshop will offer the travel grants for
students and postdoctoral researchers from US academic institutions.

Important Dates:

* Paper submission: July 5, 2016 *EXTENDED DEADLINE*
* Authors notification: July 15, 2016
* Camera-ready papers: July 29, 2016

Workshop organizers:

Jaroslaw Zola, University at Buffalo
Ananth Kalyanaraman, Washington State University

Program Committee:

* Christina Boucher, Colorado State University
* Varun Chandola, University at Buffalo
* Gregory Ditzler, University of Arizona
* Kjiersten Fagnan, NERSC
* Gustavo Glusman, Institute for Systems Biology
* Vasant Honavar, Penn State University
* Michael Linderman, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
* Olga Nikolova, Oregon Health and Science University
* Fabio Vandin, University of Padova, Italy

Visit  http://www.bigls.org/  for submission instructions and latest updates!

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