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Main events organized by the ISCB Student Council in 2016
Mar 12, 2016

This post lists the main student-focussed symposiums along with key dates organized by the Student Council of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) in 2016.

The ISCB Student Council (ISCBSC) is the student body of the ISCB and is determined to fostering the scientific exchange between young scientists working in the field of computatational biology. If you would like to support the ISCBSC as a volunteer, scroll down to the end of this article for more information.

Student Council Symposium (SCS) 2016

Date: July 8, 2016

Location: Orlando, Florida, USA, Website

Key dates:

  • February 1, 2016 - Abstract Call Opens
  • April 22, 2016 - Abstract Call Closes
  • May 13, 2016 - Abstract Acceptance Notification
  • May 23, 2016 - Student Council Travel Fellowship Deadline
  • June 03, 2016 - Student Council Travel Fellowship Acceptance Notification
  • May 27, 2016 - Late Poster Submission Deadline
  • June 6, 2016 - Late Poster Acceptance Notification
  • July 8, 2016 - Student Council Symposium

European Student Council Symposium (ESCS) 2016

Date: September 3 2016

Location: The Hague, Netherlands, Website

Key dates:

  • April 25, 2016 - Abstract Call Opens
  • June 24, 2016 - Abstract Call Closes
  • July 15, 2016 - Abstract Acceptance Notifications
  • July 22, 2016 - Late Poster Submission Closes
  • Aug 5, 2016 - Late Poster Acceptance Notifications
  • Aug 5, 2016 - Travel Fellowship Notifications
  • September 3, 2016 - European Student Council Symposium

Latin American Student Council Symposium (LA-SCS) 2016

Date: November 20 2016

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Website

Key dates: to be announced

Volunteering in the ISCB Student Council (ISCBSC)

I first learned about the ISCBSC when I attended the Student Council Symposium 2013 which preceded the ISMC/ECCB conference in Berlin, Germany. I was really impressed by the motivation and professionalism with which undergraduate and graduate students from all around the world jointly organized a very inspiring symposium. Back then I decided that I would like to support the ISCBSC as a volunteer and today I am happy to serve as the ISCBSC’s Vice Chair.

For further information about the ISCBSC, check our website. If you would like to volunteer in the Student Council, you can either fill in this form or contact me directly and I will put you in touch with the Student Council’s Volunteers Committee.


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