InCoB celebrates its tenth anniversary as first joint conference with ISCB-Asia.

Christian Schönbach, Tin Wee Tan, Janet Kelso, Burkhard Rost, Sheila Nathan, Shoba Ranganathan

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In 2009 the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) started to roll out regional bioinformatics conferences in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The open and competitive bid for the first meeting in Asia (ISCB-Asia) was awarded to Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) which has been running the International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) in the Asia-Pacific region since 2002. InCoB/ISCB-Asia 2011 is held from November 30 to December 2, 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Of 104 manuscripts submitted to BMC Genomics and BMC Bioinformatics conference supplements, 49 (47.1%) were accepted. The strong showing of Asia among submissions (82.7%) and acceptances (81.6%) signals the success of this tenth InCoB anniversary meeting, and bodes well for the future of ISCB-Asia.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMC Genomics
Volume12 Suppl 3
Publication statusPublished - Nov 30 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Genetics

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