ARBIOS

Overview

The Arkansas Bioinformatics Society (ARBIOS) is the Central Arkanas Chapter of MCBIOS. The ARBIOS was formed as a regional bioinformatics society in September 2002.

Website: http://bioinformatics.ualr.edu/ARBIOS/

Mission

Whose mission is to foster networking and collaboration in the area of bioinformatics and promote the professional development of its members, especially its student members.

Meetings

ARBIOS's agendas consist of exciting events like bioinformatics networking meetings, social meetings, a fall picnic, a regional symposium and outreach programs.

Membership

Membership is free to this society and open to anyone with an interest in bioinformatics. Visit the official ARBIOS site!

Leadership

  • Vinay Ravindrakuma (Chair)
    Graduate student UALR/UAMS joint bioinformatics program
  • Pierre Alusta (Vice-chair)
    Graduate student UALR/UAMS joint bioinformatics program

Founders

  • Dr. Steve Jennings
    Professor of Applied Science at UALR and Executive Director of the MidSouth Bioinformatics Center
  • Dr. Bill Slikker
    Director of the National Center for Toxicological Research (FDA)
  • Dr. Xiaowei Xu
    Professor of Information Science at UALR
  • Roger Hall
    Technical Director of the MidSouth Bioinformatics Center