Organizing Committee

General Chairs:

Amarda Shehu, George Mason University, USA
Cathy Wu, University of Delaware, USA

Program Chairs:

Christina Boucher, University of Florida, USA
Jing Li, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Hongfang Liu, Mayo Clinic, USA
Mihai Pop, University of Maryland, USA

Workshop Chairs:

Mario Cannataro, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
Ka Yee Yeung, University of Washington Tacoma, USA

Tutorial Chairs:

Rezarta Islamaj Dogan, NCBI, NLM, National Institutes of Health, USA
Casey Overby Taylor, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Poster Chairs:

Sheida Navabi, University of Connecticut, USA
Karen Ross, Georgetown University, USA

Demo and Exhibit Chair:

Nikos Kyrpides, DOE Joint Genome Institute, USA

Highlights Chairs:

Lenore Cowen, Tufts University, USA
Xiaoqian Jiang, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA

Registration Chair:

Preetam Ghosh, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Student Activity Chairs:

Nasrin Akhter, George Mason University, USA
Riza Bautista, University of Delaware, USA

Student Travel Award Chair:

May D. Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, USA

Women in Bioinformatics (WiB) Chair:

May D. Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, USA

Proceedings Chairs:

Yang Shen, Texas A&M University, USA 
Xinghua Mindy Shi, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA 

Publicity Chairs:

Debswapna Bhattacharya, Auburn University, USA
A. Ercument Cicek, Bilkent University, Turkey
Oznur Tastan, Sabanci University, Turkey
Pierangelo Veltri, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy

Web Admins:

Aman Sawhney, University of Delaware, USA
Sachin Gavali, University of Delaware, USA

Important Dates
Call for Submission Deadline Notification of Acceptance
Papers May 20 June 11
Workshops March 31 April 7
Tutorials March 31 April 7
Highlights June 1 June 11
Posters June 13 June 20
Hotel Reservation cutoff date August 10


Event photos are online

September 9, 2018

Dr. Joshua C. Denny, today's keynote speaker, slides here

August 31, 2018

There are several Room changes, refer to updated program

August 31, 2018

NIH Grant Writing Workshop slides here

August 31, 2018

Travel Grant Information posted

August 29, 2018

IMLH rescheduled to August 30th at 12PM

August 29, 2018

Accepted Papers

August 27, 2018

Program Brochure

August 24, 2018

Join Funding Panel

August 24, 2018

ACM-BCB room rate at JW Marriot is available till August 10th

August 6, 2018

Accepted Posters list

July 27, 2018

Full schedule posted

June 24, 2018

Day 1 schedule posted

June 8, 2018

Updated Camera Ready Deadline- June 30

June 8, 2018

Program Committee listed

June 4, 2018

Accepted Workshops' links added

May 22, 2018

Registration Open

May 21, 2018

Revised Highlights deadline- June 1

May 11, 2018

Accepted Workshops are listed

April 29, 2018

Accepted Tutorials are listed

April 29, 2018

Updated Paper submission deadline- May 20

April 22, 2018

Sponsorship Benefits information available

April 18, 2018

Revised Workshop proposal deadline- March 31

March 22, 2018

Revised Tutorial submission deadline- March 31

March 22, 2018

Venue information is available

February 18, 2018

Call for Papers, Workshops, Posters, Tutorials, Highlights

February 12, 2018