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5th European Conference on Computational Biology – ECCB ‘06

 Eilat, Israel 

January 21-24, 2007

Call for Papers, Posters, Software Demos, Workshops, and Tutorials

The European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) is the leading European and one of the primary international conferences in computational biology and bioinformatics. The fifth meeting in this series will be held on September 10-13, 2006 in the resort town of Eilat, Israel. The meeting will be held jointly with the 9th Israeli Bioinformatics Symposium.

Leading researchers and practitioners in computational biology, bioinformatics, and bio-IT, from Europe and around the world, will gather at ECCB ‘06 for four days of presentations, poster sessions, workshops, software demonstrations, and professional discussions

Keynote speakers (confirmed)
Prof. Naama Barkai, Weizmann Institute of Science
Prof. Sir Tom Blundell, FRS, University of Cambridge
Prof. Richard Karp, University of California, Berkeley
Prof. Jeffrey Skolnick, Georgia Institute of Technology
Prof. Marc Vidal, Harvard Medical School
Prof. Martin Vingron, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

Scientific presentations
We invite you to present your work in any area of computational biology and bioinformatics. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Biomedicine, epidemiology, & agriculture
* Computational genomics
* Computer-aided drug design
* Databases & database integration
* Evolution and phylogenetics
* Metabolomics
* Ontologies
* Pathways, networks, and systems
* Proteomics
* Sequence analysis
* Simulation & system dynamics
* Structural bioinformatics
* Text mining
* Transcriptomics

Original research papers: Papers, which should describe previously unpublished work, will undergo thorough peer review. Accepted papers will be published in Bioinformatics and will be indexed in Medline and ISI.

Posters: Posters, representing condensed descriptions of ongoing work, will be displayed during the meeting.

Workshops and Tutorials: The conference will be preceded by a day of special-interest workshops and tutorials on cutting-edge topics. Please submit proposals for workshops that you would like to organize and tutorials that you would like to present.

Software demonstrations: A room will be available for demonstrating software that is relevant to the computational biology and bioinformatics community. Presentation will be free of charge for participants from academic and other non-profit institutions.

Key dates

Paper submission deadline

15 March 2006

Notification of paper acceptance

25 May 2006

Workshop / tutorial proposal submission deadline
15 March 2006

Notification of workshop / tutorial acceptance

15 May 2006

Poster submission deadline

8 June 2006

Notification of poster acceptance

22 June 2006



Software demo proposal submission deadline

8 June 2006

Notification of software demo acceptance

29 June 2006



Early registration deadline

21 November 2006


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For further information
Please see the conference website,, or send e-mail to the conference secretariat at