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AISB event Bulletin Item

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

2nd IAPR Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics (PRIB 2007)
Grand Plaza Park Hotel, Singapore
October 1 - 2, 2007
IAPR Technical Committee on Pattern Recognition for Bioinformatics
School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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 of topics relevant to the workshop. Topics of applications 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
    evolution and phylogeny
    biological databases
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:       Mar 12, 2007
Deadline for paper submission:                April 24, 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 Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (a sub-series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science) by Springer. Selected papers will be invited to publish in a Special Issue of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology magazine.
Awards will be presented to the Best Student Paper and the Best Overall Paper. Twenty five local students will get discounted registration fees. A limited number of travel awards are available for overseas students.
The latest information on PRIB 2007 and related Special Issues of journals are available at:
   General Chair:
Jagath C. Rajapakse, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
General Co-Chair:
Raj Acharya, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Program Chairs:
Bertil Schmidt, University of New South Wales Asia, 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
Timo Rolf Bretschneider, Nanyang Technological University, 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
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
Yanay Ofran, Colombia University, USA
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