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The scientific program will include contributed papers that will be presented in plenary oral and poster sessions. Accepted papers will be published on an ISBN flash drive containing conference proceedings. A selection of papers presented at CIBB 2012 will be published in a post conference volume printed by an international publisher. Moreover, we are planning to publish the best papers in extended form in a special issue of an international scientific journal.

Important Dates:

January 20, 2012 - February 20, 2012 - Special Session and Tutorial Proposal Submission Deadline

February 15, 2012
March 15, 2012 - Paper submission deadline

March 15, 2012
April 15, 2012 - Accepted paper notification

April 15, 2012
May 15, 2012 - Camera-ready paper submission

July 12-14, 2012 - Meeting


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General Chairs:

Leif Peterson, TMHRI, Houston, Texas, USA
Francesco Masulli, University of Genova, Italy
Giuseppe Russo, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

Biostatistics Technical Chair:

Federico Ambrogi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Bioinformatics Technical Chair:

Vassilis Plagianakos, University of Central Greece, Lamia, Greece

International Program Committee:

Claudia Angelini, Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo IAC-CNR, Naples Italy
Sansanee Auephanwiriyakul, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India        
Gilles Bernot, University of Nice-Sophia, Antipolis, Nice France
Chengpeng Bi, Childrens Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas USA
Mario Cannataro, University of Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
Virginio Cantoni, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Xue-Wen Chen, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Adele Cutler, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA
Giuseppe Di Fatta, University of Reading, Reading, UK
Paolo Decuzzi, TMHRI, Houston, Texas, USA
Joaquin Dopazo, Centro De Investigacion Prencipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain
Angelo Facchiano, Istituto di Scienze dell'Alimentazione - CNR, Avellino Italy
Maurizio Filippone, University of Glascow, Glascow, UK
Enrico Formenti, University of Nice-Sophia, Antipolis, Nice, France
Leonardo Franco,
Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, Spain
Christoph Friedrich, University of Applied Science and Arts, Dortmund, Germany
Saman Halgamuge, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Emmanuel Ifeachor, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
Paulo Lisboa, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
Elena Marchiori, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Luciano Milanesi, Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche, ITB-CNR, Milan, Italy
Taishin Nomura, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Riccardo Rizzo, ICAR-CNR, Palermo, Italy
Paolo Romano, National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
Stefano Rovetta, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
Jianhua Ruan, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Andrey Rzhetsky, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Mika Sato-Ilic, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Jennifer Smith, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA
Giorgio Valentini, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Alfredo Vellido, Universidad Politecnica de Cataluna, Cataluna, Spain
Yanqing Zhang, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

CIBB Steering Committee:

Pierre Baldi, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
Elia Biganzoli, University of Milan, Italy
Alexandru Floares, Oncological Institute Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Jonathan Garibaldi, University of Nottingham, UK
Nikola Kasabov, Auckland University of Technology, NZ
Francesco Masulli, University of Genova, Italy
Leif Peterson, TMHRI, Houston, Texas, USA
Giuseppe Russo, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Roberto Tagliaferri, University of Salerno, Italy
October 31, 2011 - CIBB 2012 is now acccepting proposals for Special Sessions and Tutorials
November 28, 2011 - We are planning to distribute the Call for Papers on 2-3 December, 2011.
December 12, 2011 - First Call for Papers.
February 1, 2012 - Second Call for Papers.
February 11, 2012 - Third Call for Papers.
March 9, 2012 - Last Call for Papers.
March 9, 2012 - Registration now open.
April 15, 2012 - Accepted paper notifications made.
May 15, 2012 - Finalized manuscripts submitted.
May 29, 2012 - Program is now available.

July 12-14, 2012  Houston Texas
CIBB 2012
Welcome to the homepage of CIBB 2012, the Ninth International Meeting on Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Houston Texas (USA), July 12-14, 2012. The main goal of CIBB meetings is to provide a forum open to researchers from different disciplines to present and discuss problems concerning computational techniques in bioinformatics, systems biology, medical informatics and biostatistics with a particular focus on Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Evolutionary Computation, Machine Learning, Statistical Learning for Pattern Recognition and Function Approximation, and Computational Statistics.  The CIBB 2012 Meeting will take place at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute (TMHRI), which is located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center.