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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

Last CFP: EvoBIO 2009

http://evostar.na.icar.cnr.it/EvoBIO/EvoBIO.html

 L A S T   C A L L   F O R   P A P E R S
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              **** EVOBIO 2009 ****
Seventh European Conference on Evolutionary Computation, Machine Learning
and Data Mining in Bioinformatics  
                15-17 April, 2009
         Eberhard Karls University
              Tbingen, Germany

    http://evostar.na.icar.cnr.it/EvoBIO/EvoBIO.html
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EvoBIO covers research in all aspects of Evolutionary Computation, Machine
Learning and Data Mining in Bioinformatics. 

The goal of the conference is to not only present recent research results
and to identify and explore directions of future research, but also
stimulate synergy and cross fertilization among Evolutionary Computation,
Machine Learning and Data Mining for Bioinformatics.

The emphasis is on novel advanced techniques addressing important problems
in molecular biology, proteomics, genomics and genetics, that have been
implemented and tested in simulations and on real-life datasets.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to: 

* biomarker discovery
* cell simulation and modeling
* ecological modeling
* fluxomics
* gene networks
* high-throughput biotechnology
* metabolomics
* microarray analysis
* phylogeny
* protein interaction
* proteomics
* sequence analysis and alignment
* biological networks analysis
* systems biology

EvoBIO started in 2002 as workshop organized by the EvoNet (European Network
of Excellence in Evolutionary Computation) working group on bioinformatics,
and has been held annually since then. 

The conference will be held in conjunction with the EuroGP (12th European
Conference on Genetic Programming), EvoCOP 2009 (9th European Conference on
Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation) and EvoWorkshops
2009, the specialist workshops on a range of evolutionary computation topics
and applications.

Each accepted paper will be presented orally or as a poster at the
conference and will be printed in the proceedings published by Springer
Verlag in the LNCS series. The accepted papers of the previous editions of
EvoBIO were published in the Springer Verlag LNCS 2611, 3005, 3449, 3907,
4447, 4973 respectively.

The authors of papers which receive the best reviews will be nominated for
the 'Best paper Award'.


Important Dates for all events are:

*** Submission deadline: 5 November 2008 ***
Notification to authors: 9 January 2009
Camera-ready deadline: 21 January 2009
Conference: 15-17 April 2009


The website http://www.evostar.org offers information relevant
to all events, including calls for papers, deadlines, organizing 
committees, submission requirements, local information and 
a thorough view on the previous editions.



Program Chairs 
Clara Pizzuti, ICAR, National Research Council of Italy, Italy -
pizzuti(at)icar.cnr.it 
Marylyn Ritchie, Vanderbilt University, USA -
ritchie(at)chgr.mc.vanderbilt.edu