Authors are invited to electronically submit extended abstracts in PDF format by following the instructions at
Submissions should be prepared using IEEE Computer Society’s Word/LaTeX templates available at
and should not exceed 6 pages in length. Accepted abstracts will be published in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Full versions of selected extended abstracts will be published in BMC Bioinformatics and BMC Genomics. A limited number of student travel awards will be made (conditional upon NSF support).
We expect to accept around 16 papers for BMC. BMC has agreed to reduce the Article Processing Cost for these papers.