The 9th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA 2013) will be held on May 20–22 at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior editions of the symposium were held in Atlanta (2005, 2007, and 2008), Reading, UK (2006), Fort Lauderdale (2009), Storrs (2010), Changsha, China (2011), and Dallas (2012).
Authors are invited to submit papers that present original research in all areas of bioinformatics and computational biology, including the development of experimental or commercial systems. The deadline for submitting extended abstracts (12 pages) is February 6. Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by February 27, with final versions due on March 8. The deadline for submitting short abstracts (4 pages) is April 1. Notification will occur by April 15, with final versions due on April 22.
For more details visit the symposium website at http://isbra2013.uncc.edu/.
The Computer Science & Engineering Department is seeking exceptional candidates for four tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions, including two positions in bioinformatics and computational genomics. The department is among the top 50 departments in the nation as per the latest NRC rankings. Currently it has 21 faculty members, 10 of whom are NSF Career Award winners, with 300 undergraduate and 115 graduate students. For further information please see http://www.cse.uconn.edu.