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CFP: 2nd IAPR Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics (PRIB 2007)


2nd IAPR Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics (PRIB 2007)
Parkroyal on Coleman Street, Singapore
October 1 - 2, 2007

School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
IAPR Technical Committee on Pattern Recognition for Bioinformatics
International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR)
This workshop is aimed to bring together top researchers, practitioners,
and students from around the world to discuss the applications of pattern
recognition methods in the field of bioinformatics to solve problems in
life sciences. Prospective authors are invited to submit papers for the
presentation at the workshop. Applications relevant to the workshop include
but are not limited to:
?    bio-sequence analysis
?    gene and protein expression analysis
?    protein structure and interaction prediction
?    motifs and signal detection
?    ontologies and taxonomies
?    systems biology, pathway analysis
?    immunoinformatics
?    evolution and phylogeny
?    biological databases
?    bio-imaging
Pattern recognition techniques of interests include: statistical, syntactic
and structural approaches, neural networks, fuzzy techniques, genetic algorithms,
graphical models, data mining techniques, and their hybrids. 

Important Dates
Deadline for special session proposals:    Feb 28, 2007
Deadline for paper submission:             April 15, 2007
Author notification:                       May 30, 2007
Deadline for camera-ready papers:          June 30, 2007
All submissions should be made electronically via the PRIB 2007 website.
The proceedings of the workshop will be published in ISI listed Lecture
Notes in Computer Science (sub-series of Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
by Springer. Awards will be presented to the Best Student Paper and the
Best Overall Paper. 
The latest information on the PRIB 2007 is available at:

General Chair:          
Jagath C. Rajapakse, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

General Co-Chair:       
Raj Acharya, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Program Chairs:         
Bertil Schmidt, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Gwenn Volkert, Kent State University, USA

Special Session Chairs: 
Shandar Ahmad, Jamia Millia Islamia University, India
Madhu Chetty, Monash University, Australia
Elena Marchiori, Vrije University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Publicity Chairs:
Saman K. Halgamuge, University of Melbourne, Australia
Roberto Tagliaferri, Universit Di Salerno, Italy
Wei Wang, Fudan University, China
Yanqing Zhang, Georgia State University, USA

Publication Chair:      
Feng Lin, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Local Chair:            
Graham Leedham, University of New South Wales Asia, Singapore

Local Organising Committee:             
Byron Koon Kau Choi, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yulan He, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hwee Kuan Lee, Bioinformatics Institute, Singapore
Jinming Li, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Norhana Ahmad, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Linda Ang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Program Committee:      
Tatsuya Akutsu, Kyoto University, Japan
Guillaume Bourque, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Zehra Cataltepe, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Phoebe Chen, Deakin University, Australia
Francis Y.L. Chin, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Peter Clote, Boston College, USA
David Corne, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Carlos Cotta, University of Malaga, Spain
Antoine Danchin, Institut Pasteur, France
Joaqun Dopazo, Centro de Investigacin Prncipe Felipe, Spain
James G. Evans, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Alexandru Floares, Oncological Institute Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Mikhail S. Gelfand, Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russia
Ilkka Havukkala, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Jaap Heringa, Vrije Universiteit, the Netherlands
Lisa Holm, University of Helsinki, Finland
Ming-Jing Hwang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Visakan Kadirkamanathan,  University of Sheffield, UK
Nikola Kasabov, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand 
Irwin King, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Alex V. Kochetov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Vladimir A. Kuznetsov, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Chee Keong Kwoh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Wing-Ning Li, University of Arkansas, USA
Alan Wee-Chung Liew, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Frederique Lisacek, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
Hiroshi Matsuno,  Yamaguchi University, Japan
Martin Middendorf, Universitt Leipzig, Germany
Mariofanna Milanova, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
Aleksandar Milosavljevi , Baylor College of Medicine, USA       
Satoru Miyano, University of Tokyo, Japan
Jason H. Moore, Dartmouth Medical School, USA
Parvin Mousavi, Queen's University, Canada
See-Kiong Ng, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Christos Ouzounis, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Zoran Obradovic, Temple University, USA
Nikhil R. Pal, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Laxmi Parida, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Mihail Popescu, University of Missouri, USA
Predrag Radivojac, Indiana University, USA
Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Jem Rowland, University of Wales Aberystwyth, UK
Meena Kishore Sakharkar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Akinori Sarai, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Alexander Schliep, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Christian Schoenbach, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
N. Srinivasan, Indian Institute of Science, India
P. N. Suganthan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Wing Kin Sung, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Anna Tramontano, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Michael Wagner, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation, USA
Haiying Wang, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, N. Ireland
Lusheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Michael Q. Zhang, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA

For enquiries:
PRIB Secretariat
BioInformatics Research Centre, School of Computer Engineering 
Nanyang Technological University
50 Nanyang Avenue Singapore 639798 
Tel:  +65 67906609 Fax: +65 63162780