BCB 2011

Call for Papers

2012 ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine (ACM BCB 2012)

October 7-10, 2012, Orlando, FL

ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine (ACM BCB) is the main flagship conference of the ACM SIG Bioinformatics. ACM BCB 2012 is in its third year, building upon the success of ACM BCB 2010 in Niagara Falls and ACM BCB 2011 in Chicago. Each of the conference had about 200 attendees. ACM BCB 2011 will be held in Orlando from October 7-10, 2012.
The conference will provide a premier forum for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research encompassing disciplines of computer science, mathematics, statistics, biology, bioinformatics, and biomedicine. The last two decades have led to a tremendous growth in the size and dimensionality of biological and biomedical data. This conference serves to provide information on leading edge in research in processing, modeling and analyzing these datasets for a variety of applications.
Examples of the topics that will be covered include:

  • Genomics and Evolution
  • Protein and RNA Structure, Protein Function, and Proteomics
  • Computational Systems Biology
  • Next Generation Sequencing Data
  • Medical Informatics and Translational Bioinformatics
  • Cross-Cutting Computational Methods
  • Bioinformatics Infrastructure
  • Immunoinformatics and Computational Immunology
  • Computational Epidemiology
  • Image Analysis
  • Knowledge Representation and Inference
  • Integration of Biomedical Data
  • Databases, Knowledgebases & Ontologies
  • Text Mining and Natural Language Processing

The following contributions are sought:

  • Contributed Papers
  • Posters
  • Workshops
  • Tutorials

Important Dates

Contributed Papers

Abstract submission: May 7, 2012
Paper submission: May 14, 2012
Notifications sent to authors: July 16, 2012
Camera-ready papers due: August 16, 2012
Conference: October 7-10, 2012

Poster presentations

Submission deadline: June 16, 2012
Notification of Acceptance of Posters: July 16, 2012


Submission deadline: March 1, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: March 15, 2012


Submission deadline: May 21, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: July 16, 2012


General Chair

Sanjay Ranka, University of Florida

Program Co-chairs

Tamer Kahveci, University of Florida
Mona Singh, Princeton University

Workshop Chair

Vasant Honavar, Iowa State University

Publicity chair

Mehmet Koyuturk, Case Western Reserve University

Local Arrangement Chairs

Hu Haiyan, Unviersity of Central Florida
Kumar Jha, University of Central Florida
Xiaoning Qian, University of South Florida

Steering Committee

Aidong Zhang, State University of New York at Buffalo, Chair