ECCB Topics

ECCB'14 program gathers papers and posters about following topics.

A. Sequencing and sequence analysis for genomics

NGS and sequence analysis applied to genomics, including new genome projects, study of genome organization, genome annotation, and also pattern or gene recognition in newly sequenced genomes, comparative genomics and metagenomics.

B. Gene expression

Studying the regulation of gene expression through analysis and interpretation of transcription or transcriptomics data (micro-arrays, RNA-seq and ChIP data), miRNA, regulatory networks, chromatin structure, epigenetics data, in various situations including health and disease situations.

C. Pathways and molecular networks

Analysing and interpreting protein networks, interactomes, signalling cascades, biochemical pathways, drug-target networks, in various situations including health and disease situations.

D. Computational systems biology

Constructing and validating computational models of biological systems, methods for parameter search, model inference and discrimination, model validation, dynamic simulation and control of biological systems models, algorithms for proteomics and metabolomics, synthetic biology, including dedicated formats, standards, languages and frameworks.

E. Structural bioinformatics

Studying the 3D structures of proteins, DNA, RNA, and other biological molecules, either alone or in complex with other molecules (e.g. protein-RNA or -DNA, protein-ligand and protein-protein interactions, multi-protein assemblies), including protein domains and binding sites characterization, sequence- and structure-based classification of proteins, sequence- and structure-based function prediction.

F. Evolution and population genomics

Studying evolution of biomolecules, genomes or populations, phylogenetics, genetic epidemiology and population genomics.

G. Bioinformatics of health and disease

Improving the understanding, diagnosis and therapy of diseases (including infectious diseases), including genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and polymorphism-based approaches in clinical genomics, genomic medicine, pharmacogenomics, personalized medicine.

H. Biological knowledge discovery from data, texts and bio-images

Biological data integration and curation, data visualisation, text mining, bio-image analysis, construction and use of biological ontologies, as well as machine learning methods for classification or prediction purposes.

J. Methods and technologies for computational biology

Technological advances in computational biology and associated software including shared or on-line applications are welcome. These papers will be evaluated as regular communications. Warning !! Commercial presentation of corporate software does not fit to this area topic but should rather be proposed at the Industrial and Demo track (check sponsoring offers on the ECCB'14 web site).

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