Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the 17th annual International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB 2018) will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi onSeptember 26 – 28, 2018.

The theme for InCoB2018 : “Bioinformatics for Big Data and Biomedical Sciences

As in the past, selected papers will be published in BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Genomics, BMC Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, PeerJ and GigaScience (under discussions).

InCoB 2018 will also consist of the following programme:

  • Full papers
  • Highlights track
  • Poster session and
  • Invited talks

Separate call and deadlines for each of them will be available soon on the website: .

Key Dates:

Feb 15, 2018 Paper submission starts
April 25, 2018 Full Paper Submission Deadline
April 20, 2018 Breakout Session/Co‐located Workshop Proposals
May 20, 2018 Student and Early Career Travel Fellowship Application Deadline
June 20, 2018 Demonstration, Highlight and Poster Abstract Submission Deadline
July 20, 2018 Acceptance of final full paper version, poster abstracts, demos and highlights
July 30, 2018 Early bird Registration Deadline

Submissions are invited on any field of research in Bioinformatics, including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Big data applications in biology
  • Computational Systems biology
  • Personalized medicine informatics
  • Next generation sequencing data analytics
  • Biomolecular structure and dynamics
  • Gene-gene, protein-protein and other regulatory networks
  • Bioinformatics for diagnostics and clinical data
  • Health and agricultural informatics
  • Drug discovery and gene prioritization
  • Parallel computing and algorithms in bioinformatics
  • Data warehousing and integration for biological data
  • Artificial intelligence and Deep learning (core and applied technologies)

Featuring keynote speakers:

Organized by:

  • School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India
  • Indrapratha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi
  • Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet)

Please visit the conference website ( or contact the Conference Organisers at: [email protected] for further information.

Best Regards,

  • Shandar Ahmad (JNU, New Delhi)
  • GPS Raghava (IIIT, New Delhi)
  • Michael Gromiha (IITM, Chennai)