[Comp-neuro] CompLife 2007 (Utrech,NL) - Call for papers

Aldo Faisal aaf23 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Mar 13 15:09:08 CET 2007

Dear All,
I hope you may be interested to submit a idea paper to this one.
Given the Springer publication and the ample grants available
to students, this may be a good opportunity for an Graduate
Student to submit to. I had some stimulating interactions with
people from Unilever Research and pharma companies increasingly
interested in basic bio-medical research.
best wishes,

CompLife '07   ( http://www.complife.org/)

Following the success of the 1st and 2nd International Symposia on
Computational Life Science in Konstanz and Cambridge
the 3rd International Symposium on Computational Life Science
shall be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on October 4 - 6, 2007

Topics of Interest

The focus of the symposium is on computational methods for the
modeling, analysis and exploration of all aspects of life sciences,
ranging from effects on the molecular level to complex interactions
networks as found in the brain.

Of prime importance for this truly interdisciplinary event will be the
integration of the disciplines Computer Science, Biology, and
Physics/Chemistry. The program will consist of contributed
presentations regarding application of computational aspects as
well as new theoretical developments.

Submissions will be reviewed by representatives of all fields to
make sure that not only the algorithmic aspects are suited for
publication but the application to life/medical science is promising as

Submissions are sought in the following areas:

# Computational Neuroscience
# Molecular/Cellular simulation
# Computational proteomics
# Molecular informatics
# Modelling of cell interactions
# Biological networks / Metabolism
# Application of Machine Learning to Biological Problems

The online submission system is open now. The link and further
information regarding the submission is available on the conference
web site.

Student Grants

A limited number of student grants are available for CompLife 2007:
First priority will be given to full-time students who are first
authors of papers and present their paper at the conference. Grants
are handed out at the conference and will be in the amount of a
maximum of €500, covering registration, travel, and accommodation.

When submitting a paper, students should indicate that they plan to
apply for a student grant.


 <http://www.complife.org/>Program Committee
Hans-Christian Hege, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany      Molecular
Oliver Kohlbacher, Tübingen University, Germany     Computational Molecular
Hong Yan, City University, Hongkong                      Computational
Xiaohui Liu, Brunel University, UK                           Biological
Knowledge Discovery / Databases
Daniel Zaharevitz, NIH, USA                                   Chemical
Databases in Biology
Michael Schröder, Dresden University, Germany      Protein Interactions
Parthasarathy Srinivasan, Ohio State University, USA     Distributed
Aldo Faisal, Cambridge, UK                                   Computational
Janette Jones, Unilever Research, UK                     Systems Biology

Important Dates

May 21         Papers due
July 2         Notification of acceptance
July 16        Final papers (and paper sources) due
October 4-6    CompLife '07

Final versions of accepted papers will appear in
Springer's Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI) Series:

For further information, please refer to the conference website:

Dr Aldo Faisal
Research Fellow in Computational
Neuroscience & Biophysics

Dept. of Engineering
University of Cambridge
CB2 1PZ Cambridge


Wolfson College
Cambridge CB3 9BB
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