The German Conference on Bioinformatics (GCB) is an annual, international conference devoted to all areas of bioinformatics. Its tradition reaches back to 1985, recent meetings attracted around 250 participants from all over the world.
The GCB 2013 is organised by the bioinformatics groups of Göttingen in cooperation with the German Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (DECHEMA), the Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM) and the Special Interest Group on Informatics in Biology of the German Society of Computer Science (GI).
GCB 2013 invites the submission of papers on all aspects of bioinformatics.
The focus is not restricted to specific computational techniques or biological applications.
should have 8–10 pages and will be published in the conference proceedings (Open Access Series in Informatics of Schloss Dagstuhl). Paper submissions will be peer-reviewed by the program committee and judged by quality, originality and relevance. Submissions may cover any area of bioinformatics.
(short papers) should report on recent work, preferably published during the last year. Topics include biological findings, new computational methods or new software tools. Highlight papers should be submitted as an abstract of at most 4 pages (including references). Submissions will be judged by the importance and novelty of the findings and relevance to the conference audience. Highlight abstracts will be made available via the conference website.
should present recent scientific work in any area of bioinformatics. Poster abstracts should not exceed 300 words including references. Abstracts of accepted posters will be made available via the conference website.
Submissions will only be accepted electronically starting in April 2013.
Deadline for paper submission 15 June 2013
Notification of acceptance 14 July 2013
Final version due 31 July 2013
Poster abstract submission 10 August 2013
Early registration deadline 10 August 2013
Four satellite workshops will be held on 10 September 2013 on Göttingen’s North Campus:
The main conference will take place from 11 to 13 September 2013 on the North Campus of the University of Göttingen.
University of Göttingen
Department of Bioinformatics (IMG)
Phone: +49 551 39-13884
Fax: +49 551 39-14929