This year the event is held under a theme “From Biological Data to Knowledge to Technological Breakthroughs” with the main objective to promote the advancement of bioinformatics and computational biology and encourage the exchange of scientific breakthrough amongst participants especially in the Asia Pacific region. InCoB2012 will be preceded by activities such as pre-conference workshops, tutorial sessions and tour to Thailand Science Park, the country's leading integrated R&D hub, home to National Science and technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and NSTDA’s research centers, including BIOTEC.
Notable keynote and plenary speakers include:
Jurg Ott, Professor Emeritus, Rockefeller University, New York, USA and Visiting Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China
|Yongyuth Yuthavong, Professor Emeritus, Mahidol University and Principal Researcher BIOTEC, Thailand|
|Tatsuhiko Tsunoda, Director, Research Group for Medical Informatics, RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Japan||Sarah Teichmann, Programme Leader in Genome Evolution, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK|
|Ram Samudrala, Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, USA||
David Wayne Ussery, Associate Professor, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Department of Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
|Juncai Ma, Director, Information Center, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China||Jane Rogers, Director, The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), UK|
A number of travel grants for students and post-doctoral traineesare made available by APBioNet.
For conference information in detail, please visit its official website at http://www.incob2012.org/.
In addition to the InCoB2012, BIOTEC and KMUTT also host other two international events including the 3rd International Conference on Computational Systems Biology and Bioinformatics (CSBio2012) and the 3rd Winter Conference of the International Neural Networks Society (INNS-WC2012) at the same time period and venue.
Posted on 22 May 2012