the 2nd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE2008) (iCBBE2008)

Venue: Shanghai

Location: Shanghai, China

Event Date/Time: May 16, 2008 End Date/Time: May 17, 2008
Registration Date: May 16, 2008
Early Registration Date: Dec 12, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Dec 10, 2007
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Description

The 1st International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE2007) was held susessfully from July 7th to 9th, 2007 at RAMADA hotel, Wuhan, China. More than 250 authors coming from 15 countries attended the conference. Now all the accepted papers are included in IEEE Xplore and EI Inspec, and will be indexed by EI Compendex soon.


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The 2nd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE2008: www.icbbe.org) will be held from May 16th to 18th, 2008 in Shanghai, China. iCBBE2008 will bring together top researchers from Asian Pacific areas, North America, Europe and around the world to exchange research results and address open issues in all aspects of bioinformatics and biomedical engineering. As we did in iCBBE 2007, All accepted papers in iCBBE 2008 will be published by IEEE, AND will be indexed by EI Compendex.


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The conference is soliciting state-of-the-art research papers in the following areas of interest:

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Sequence analysis and sequence alignment
Gene finding and gene function recognition
Genome assembly and genome annotation
Analysis of gene expression_
Analysis of regulation
Computational evolutionary biology
Measuring biodiversity
Protein structure alignment
Protein structure prediction and structure based drug design
Protein-protein interactions and protein-protein docking
Comparative genomics
Modeling biological systems
High-throughput image analysis
Gene Ontology and taxonomy study
Biological and biomedical data integration, mining and visualization
Genetic and biochemical networks and regulation
High performance bio-computing
Modelling software and makeup language in systems biology
Computational genomics and proteomics
3-D modeling related to biology
Any novel mathematical and physical approaches to bioinformatics problems
Other topics related to bioinformatics
Biomedical Engineering
Bioelectrical and neural engineering
Biomedical imaging, image processing, visualization and biomedical optics
Biomaterials
Biomedical modeling
Biomechanics and biotransport
Biomedical devices, instrumentation, sensors, artificial organs, and nano technologies
Molecular, cellular and tissue engineering
Systems and integrative engineering
Biochemical, cellular, molecular and tissue engineering
Medical data storage and compression techniques
Biomedical effects of electromagnetic radiation
Experimental and computational mobile phone dosimetry
Special ICES sessions on mobile phone safety
Medical data storage and compression techniques
Biomedical robotics and mechanics
Rehabilitation engineering
Clinical engineering, surgical planning, wearable and real-time health monitoring systems
Mobile and wireless technologies in healthcare systems
Biomedical education
Biomedicine in industry and society
Physiological signal processing
NMR/CT/ECG technologies and electromagnetic field simulation in biomedical engineering
Structure-based drug design
Pattern recognition and machine learning techniques in biomedical engineering
Medical signal and imaging processing
Artificial heart, artificial heart valve, artificial limb, artificial pacemaker, and automated external defibrillator
Other topics related to biomedical engineering
Topics Related to Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
Biostatics
Protein Engineering
Gene Engineering
Biology Engineering
System Biology
Biochemistry
Biophysics
Biomathematics
Biomeasurement
Biomechanics
Biometrics
Prospective authors are encouraged to submit a full paper for review by Dec 10, 2007, in PDF or Word format. Only original papers that have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere will be considered. The submission process is carried through iCBBE conference management system (www.icbbe.org). The manuscript_s must follow the IEEE two-column format with single-spaced, 10-point font in the text. A standard paper should not succeed 4 pages. All accepted papers will be presented in oral sessions or poster sessions.


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For more information please visit the conference web page: www.icbbe.org, or send your request to submit@icbbe.org.


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IMPORTANT DATES

Papers Due: Dec 10, 2007

Notification of Acceptance: Feb 28, 2008

Registration deadline: March 20, 2008

Conference: May 16--18,2008
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CONFERENCE SPONSORS

IEEE EMBS (Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society), USA
Gordon Life Science Institute, San Diego, California, USA
College of Life Science and Technology, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Advanced Research Center for Science and Technology, Wuhan University, China
The Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Iowa, USA
Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, USA
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CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Dr. Ji Chen (Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, USA), jchen18@uh.edu
Dr. Fuchu He (),
Dr. Huaibei Zhou (Dean of International School of Software, Wuhan University, China), bzhou@whu.edu.cn
Dr. Dongqing Wei (College of Life Science and Technology, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China), dqwei2000@gmail.com
Dr. Kuo-Chen Chou (Chief Scientist, Gordon Life Science Institute, San Diego, CA, USA), kchou@san.rr.com
Dr. Thomas Casavant (Director of the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Iowa, USA), tomc@eng.uiowa.edu
Dr. Gert Lubec (Medical University of Vienna, Austria; Chief Editor, Amino Acids), gert.lubec@meduniwien.ac.at
Dr. Jun Zhang ( Director of Laboratory for Computational Medical Imaging & Data Analysis,University of Kentucky, USA ),
Dr. Zengjian Hu (Research Center in Minority Institutions, Howard University, USA), huzengjian@yahoo.com
Dr. Wolfgang Kainz (Senior Scientist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, USA), wolfgang.kainz@fda.hhs.gov)

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