APBC 2014 Call for Tutorials


APBC 2014 invites tutorials that address the interests of its varied audience of individuals interested in bioinformatics and computational biology, including graduate students, researchers, educators from academia, and practitioners from industry.

We especially welcome proposals for tutorials that introduce a comprehensive review of the current state of a specific research topic, provide a hands-on introduction to one of the popular databases or a popular software tool, or introduce emerging biotechnologies of relevance to the bioinformatics community. Examples of relevant topics include but are not limited to:

Tutorial proposal should not exceed 4 pages and should contain:

  1. The tutorial title, the names and affiliations of presenters.
  2. Tutorial description, including an abstract (250 words maximum, suitable for inclusion on the conference website if accepted), the objectives of the tutorial, description of the intended audience, and background assumed of the audience, sufficient detail regarding the scope of material to be covered.
  3. Tutorial outline and length. The preferable length of a tutorial is 2 hours. However, excellent 4-hour ones are also considered.
  4. A one-page biographical data for each presenter.

Tutorial proposals will be selected based on the significance of the proposed tutorial topic, overall quality of the proposal, the qualifications and experience of the presenters, and the tutorial's fit to the conference.

Please email tutorial proposals to Tutorial session chair:
Louxin Zhang, matzlx@nus.edu.sg

Important Dates: