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Sunday Workshops

CAME 6th Workshop on Computational Advances in Molecular Epidemiology
CNB-MAC The Fourth International Workshop on Computational Network Biology: Modeling, Analysis, and Control
CSBW Computational Structural Biology Workshop
MMM Workshop on Microbiomics, Metagenomics, and Metabolomics
ParBio Sixth Workshop on Parallel and Cloud-Based Bioinformatics and Biomedicine
SMW Student Mentoring Workshop

and more coming soon.

Call for Workshop Proposals

The 8th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB) is the flagship conference of the ACM SIGBio. ACM-BCB 2017 is the conference's eigth year, building upon the success of the first seven meetings in Niagara Falls, Chicago, Orlando, Washington DC, Newport Beach, Atlanta, and Seattle. ACM-BCB 2017 will be held in Boston, MA, August 20-23, 2017.

We invite submissions of workshop proposals on a broad range of topics of interest to the ACM SigBio research community. Examples of relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Analytical Tools for Phenomics, and High Throughput Phenotyping
  • Big Data and Predictive Analytics in Health Care
  • Brain map and computational neuroscience
  • Clinical and Health Decision Support Systems
  • Computational Systems Biology and Biological Network Modeling
  • Epigenomics, Gene Regulation and Transcription
  • Epidemiology and infectious disease modeling
  • Genome and Sequence Analysis
  • Healthcare Data Quality Control, Privacy, and Security
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) and Parallel methods for Computational Biology
  • Microbiomics, Metagenomics and Metaproteomics
  • Mobile Health and Sensor Networks
  • Population, Evolution, and Comparative Genomics
  • Protein and RNA - Structure and Function
  • Proteomics and Metabolomics
  • Text Mining of Biomedical Literature and Clinical Notes
  • Tools and Methods for Precision Agriculture
  • Tools and Methods for Precision Medicine
  • Translational Bioinformatics
  • Visualization and Visual Analytics of Biological and Health Data

Each workshop proposal can be up to 6 pages to include the following information:

The proposers are requested to implement the proposed plan only after hearing about the final acceptance notification of the proposed workshop.

Submission procedure:

Each workshop proposal can be up to 6 pages (11pt Times New Roman, single line spacing, 1” page margins on all sides). The proposers are requested to address all the details listed above in their proposal. The proposal should be submitted as a single PDF by email to the 2017 ACM-BCB Workshop chairs using the subject: “ACM-BCB 2017 Workshop Proposal” on or before the due date. For further questions, please contact the workshop chairs:

Lydia Tapia,
Jianlin Cheng,
Bhaskar Dasgupda,

Important Dates:

Workshop proposal deadline: March 6, 2017 Extended to March 17, 2017
Notification of acceptance: March 20, 2017

Important Dates
Call for Submission Deadline Notification of Acceptance
Papers April 24 June 7
Workshops March 17 March 20
Tutorials March 17 March 20
Highlights May 8 June 7
Posters June 11 June 19


ACM-BCB 2017 papers now available through ACM DL

August 17, 2017

ACM-BCB 2017 tutorials are now posted

August 11, 2017

Preliminary program booklet posted

June 22, 2017

Poster submission deadline extended to June 11

May 25, 2017

Registration is open

May 17, 2017

Paper submission deadline extended to April 24

April 8, 2017

ACM-BCB 2017 Call for Posters dates updated

April 8, 2017

ACM-BCB 2017 Call for Highlights is now posted

March 13, 2017

Workshop proposal deadline extended to March 17

March 10, 2017

Venue information is available

January 18, 2017

ACM-BCB 2017 Call for Papers is now posted

January 5, 2017