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24th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences

Bioinformatics and Bioengineering Track

September 14-16, 2009
Guzelyurt, North Cyprus

Authors are invited to submit original papers to the "Bioinformatics and Bioengineering" track of the "24th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences" (ISCIS-2009). ISCIS is a large annual gathering of researchers from a broad spectrum of Computer and Information Sciences. The interdisciplinary fields of Bioinformatics and Bioengineering will especially benefit from the interface of many research areas participating in ISCIS. The event will be composed of research presentations, keynote speeches, invited talks, and poster presentations. This year, ISCIS will be held on Sep 14-16, 2009, in North Cyprus, which combines beautiful bays with a sunny climate all year around.

The submitted papers are expected to be in broad areas of Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, including

  • Biomedical Data Mining and Engineering
  • Molecular Sequence/Structure Databases
  • Sequence/Structure Search and Alignment
  • Functional Genomics, Proteomics
  • Medical Informatics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Protein folding and fold recognition
  • Microarray Technologies
  • Data Visualization
  • Bio-imaging
  • Biomedical & Biological Sensors
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Novel applications

The submitted papers must be original and currently not under review elsewhere. The accepted articles will be published in IEEE Proceedings and will be included in the IEEE digital library. Accepted papers will be presented at the symposium. Papers should be prepared following IEEE format, double column, minimum 10pt fonts, and up to 6 pages. The submissions will be through electronic submission system available on http://iscis.metu.edu.tr/submission


  • Submission of papers: April 17, 2009
  • Notification of acceptance: June 15. 2009
  • Camera ready and registration due: July 1, 2009
  • Symposium date: September 14-16, 2009

Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu, The Ohio State University, USA
Ambuj Singh, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Mehmet Serkan Apaydin, Sabanci University, Turkey
Tolga Can, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Rita Casadio, Universita Di Bologna, Italy
Ramana Davuluri, The Wistar Institute, USA
Ugur Dogrusoz, Bilkent University, Turkey
Werner Dubitzky, University of Ulster, UK
Attila Gursoy, Koc University, Turkey
Tamer Kahveci, University of Florida, USA
Daisuke Kihara, Purdue University, USA
Tao Li, Florida International University, USA
Jie Liang, University Illionis at Chicago, USA
Li Liao, University of Delaware, USA
John Rose, University of South Carolina, USA
Ahmet Sacan, Ohio State University, USA
Cenk Sahinalp, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Sinan Sarac, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Ugur Sezerman, Sabanci University, Turkey
Saurabh Sinha, University of Illionis Urbana Champaign, USA
Anna Tramontano, Sapienza University, Italy
Metin Turkay, Koc University, Turkey
Yusu Wang, Ohio State University, USA

For inquiries, contact: Ahmet Sacan (sacan [AT] cse.ohio-state.edu)