DEADLINE EXTENDED: 15th January 2018
The 11th International Biocuration Conference will be held from April 08-11, 2018 in Shanghai, China. The conference is a unique event for biocurators and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaborations, and foster a sense of community in this very active and growing area of research.
You are invited to submit an abstract for a talk or poster presentation at the upcoming conference. This is a great occasion to enhance the recognition of your work and of our profession by the greater biological research communities.
This year abstracts are invited for the following topic areas:
- Precision Medicine
- Phenotypes, genotypes, and variants
- Data Standards and Ontologies
- Text Mining
- Functional Annotation
- Community Annotation
- Data Integration and Visualization
- Deep Learning in curation process
- Softwares, Applications and Systems in biocuration
- Curation Standards and Best Practice; inference from evidence; data and annotation quality
Abstracts on topics outside the above will also be considered for presentation.
Please be mindful of the following deadlines:
Submission deadline: EXTENDED to: January 15, 2018
Notifications: January 15, 2018
Conference: April 8-11, 2018
Please submit your abstract here: https://easychair.org/cfp/biocuration2018
All questions about submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Before submitting your abstracts please take into consideration:
- All abstracts must be written in English.
- The title and the abstract should be entered in plain text and should not contain HTML elements.
- The abstract should be written in an unstructured format. Separate sections for Background, Materials and Methods, etc., are not needed.
- Copy-paste text may include hidden formatting that exceeds the character limit. We recommend either: saving as ‘text only’ in your editor or e-mail program, OR copy-pasting it into Notepad and then onto the website.
- Abstracts should not exceed 300 words, with the limit of 2000 characters (with spaces).
- Some web browsers do not accept abstracts close to the 2000-character count.
- If you have special symbols in your text, please ensure you are using Unicode characters; otherwise these will not be recognized.