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JOBIM 2012

Open days in biology, computer sciences and mathematics

Rennes, 3 - 6 july 2012


JOBIM is the scientific appointment of the French-speaking bioinformatics community. Detailed information information are available from the web site:


Call for papers

The deadline for submissions is the 11th of March 2012. Three types of contributions are offered:

original paper (8 to 10 pages), restricted to unpublished work

extended abstract (2 to 8 pages), corresponding to recent work, under submission or accepted

short summary (1 to 2 pages), corresponding to recent work or in progress, already published or not

All submissions are peered-reviewed by at least two referees. Original papers and extended abstracts will be selected for publication in the proceedings and for an oral presentation. Short summaries are intended for poster presentations.

The official languages of the conference are English and French.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Genomics, annotation, comparative genomics and metagenomics
Evolution and Phylogeny
Biodiversity, population genetics and genomics
Systems biology and biological networks
Sequence analysis, pattern matching
Molecular structure
Proteomics and macromolecular interactions
Non coding RNAs
Epigenetics and epigenomics
Gene expression analysis
Analysis of NGS data
Haplotypes, polymorphisms
Ontology, knowledge representation, data integration
Algorithmics and statistics for bioinformatics

Important dates

February 1rst : opening of paper submissions
March 18th : deadline of paper submission
April 27th : notification to authors
May 13th : final version of papers
Jyly 3rd to 6th : conference

Invited speakers

David B. Searls, University of Pennsylvania
Hugues Roest Crollius, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Pierre Baldi, University of California in Irvine
Ivo Hofacker, Institute for Theoretical Chemistry
Toni Gabaldon, Centre for Genomic Regulation
Martin Vingron, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
Bertil Schmidt, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

On behalf of the program and organising committees,
François Coste, Denis Tagu, Claire Lemaitre et Pierre Peterlongo