2014 Conference (MCBIOS-XI)


The Annual MCBIOS Conference

March 6-8, 2014

Conference Registration opens December 15


Conference Agenda (Print Version)


This year MCBIOS is presenting a pre-conference workshop on Next-Generation Sequencing, March 6. 

Workshop Information

Sorry, the NGS workshop is full

No more workshop registrations will be accepted.


We have sufficient space for all poster abstracts to be accepted.

Poster size limitation: 48"H x 36"W (122cm x 91cm)


Call for Participation

The Conference Program Committee invites you to submit an abstract for either a poster or oral presentation. Abstracts are limited to 250 words in length.  Participants presenting either a poster or a talk will be eligible to submit a full manuscript for publication in the Conference Proceedings. As in previous years, we plan to publish the proceedings in BMC Bioinformatics, a highly-ranked open-access journal.


Dates to remember:

Conference and workshop registration opens December 15, 2013

Oral abstract deadline                    January 22, 2014

Deadline extended to               January 25, 2014

Poster abstract deadline                  February 7

Oral presentation acceptance           February 15

Poster acceptance                           February 15

Early registration ends                     February 22


Early Registration:

$300 for Professionals and Post-doctoral Professionals

$175 for Students

Registration for the pre-Conference NGS Workshop is $25

Link to Registration



Student Awards

Presentation Awards

  • Students are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations.
  • Student awards for best posters and oral presentations will be presented on Saturday March 8, 2014.
  • To be awarded, the work must be presented by the student(s), one of whom must be present for the Saturday award ceremony.

Post Doctoral Awards

  • Two awards for oral presentations by a post doctoral attendee will be made at the Conference. Indicate your status when registering and submitting abstract for the conference.
  • Must be present at award ceremony to receive award.

Travel Stipends

  • Students are invited to submit oral presentation abstracts for a stipend which will be granted at the time of the conference to defray registration and housing costs. Abstracts to be considered for Travel Stipends must be submitted no later than January 22, 2014- Extended to January 25.