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Final call for abstracts for Biocuration2010 (October 11-14, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Virginia Gonzalez   
Wednesday, 11 August 2010 21:58

Biocuration2010, the Conference of International Society for Biocuration (ISB) and the 4th International Biocuration Conference, is held in Tokyo, Japan, from October 11-14, 2010.

 Abstract submission deadline is now extended to August 31, 2010.

* abstract submission
* registration

This conference will provide a forum for curators and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaborations, and foster a sense of community in this active and growing area of research.

Topics will include:
* Text Mining
* Literature Curation

* Ontologies
* Genome Sequence Annotation
* Comparative Genomics
* Functional Genomics
* Crop/Plant Genome Curation
* Community Curation
* Data Standardization and Integration
* Curation Tools/Workflows
* Data Visualization
* Journal/Database Interactions and Collaborations
* Next Generation Sequence Annotation
* Next Generation Curation

Meeting program will include:

* plenary speakers:
       Dr. Minoru Kanehisa (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
       Dr. Paul Thomas (Univ. of Southern California, USA)
       Dr. Barend Mons (Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre)

* sessions
       [S1] Large Scale, Automated, Predictive Annotations
       [S2] Outreach to User Communities & Community Annotation
       [S3] Biocuration in Metabolomics and Systems Biology
       [S4] Asian Models of Biocuration-Related Activities
       [S5] Data Integration Platforms and Data Sharing
       [S6] Future Directions and Challenges for Biocuration

* workshops
       [W1] Curation of Protein Structure and Chemicals
       [W2] Curation Interface and Software
       [W3] Crop/Plant Genome Curation
       [W4] New Approaches Towards Database Integration

* meeting program
* meeting schedule
* scopes of the meeting

*** Important dates:

Event date: October 11-14, 2010
Abstract submission ends: August 31, 2010
Notification of acceptance: will be done by September 6, 2010
Early bird registration ends: September 6, 2010

Tokyo International Exchange Center, Tokyo, Japan.


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