MCBIOS 2017 (MCBIOS-XIV)

 

The 14th Annual MCBIOS Conference
March 23 - 25, 2017
Make them Safer Make them Better: Bioinformatics and the Development of Therapeuticals
11301 Financial Center Parkway,
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72211
                                   
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Conference Registration opened on December 23, 2016


 Call for Participation
The Conference Program Committee invites you to submit an abstract for either a poster or oral presentation. Abstracts are limited to 300 words in length.  Following the conference, 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.
 
Important Dates
Conference and workshop registration opens December 23, 2016

Student/Postdoc awards application deadline: January 29, 2017 February 10, 2017
Oral abstract deadline: January 29, 2017 February 10, 2017
Poster abstract deadline: February 5, 2017 February 17, 2017

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Oral presentation acceptance: February 19, 2017
Poster acceptance: February 19, 2017

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Travel Stipend acceptance: February 19, 2017
Early registration ends: February 21, 2017
 

 

 $375 Professionals
$250 for Post Doctoral Fellows
$175 for Students
 
Active members of International Society for Computational Biology:ISCB are eligible for 20% registration discount*
 

Hotel Information

Hotel reservations must be made separately from registration.
Call 501-537-3310 for reservations. Ask for MCBIOS pricing.
Rooms booked after March 3rd, 2017 may not get the Conference Rate
For more information on accommodations click here.

 

Student Awards
Students are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations.
There will be two distinct award categories for student attendees: 1) Best Posters; and 2) Young Student  Scientist Excellence Award (indicate our choice to enter this presentation competition when registering and submitting the abstract for the conference).
You must be present at award ceremony to receive the award.


Post Doctoral Awards
There will be two distinct award categories for post doctoral attendees: 1) Best Posters; and 2) Young Scientist Excellence Award (indicate your choice to enter this presentation competition when registering and submitting the abstract for the conference).
You must be present at award ceremony to receive the award.


Travel Stipends
Students who are submitting an abstract for oral or poster presentation are invited to apply for a stipend which will defray conference registration and lodging at the conference hotel for March 23rd and 24th.  Students with institutional support are not eligible for these stipends. Any additional lodging and expenses will be the responsibility of the attendee. Awardees will be reimbursed after the conference.

Abstracts to be considered for Travel Stipends must be submitted no later than January 29th February 10th 2017.

Poster Size
Limitation: 48 inches wide  by 36 inches high (122 cm x 91 cm)

 

*Reimbursements

Please email mcbios2016@gmail.com with your ISCB membership number to get reimbursment after registration.
Reimbursments will be provided at the Annual Conference