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Second Workshop on Educational Approaches for Integrating Bioinformatics into Computer and Life Science (WEAIB 2013)

in conjunction with The International Conference on Computational Science 2013 (ICCS 2013)
Barcelona, Spain
June 5 - June 7, 2013

Download the Call for Papers here.


This workshop provides a venue for educators and researchers from the life and computer sciences to explore the integration of bioinformatics into the life sciences as well as strategies for presenting bioinformatics as an interesting problem domain for computer scientists. Also of interest are innovative ways of introducing bioinformatics as a scientific discipline and career path to pre-college students and teachers. Specific topics of submission include, but are not limited to


Papers (Postscript/source) must be submitted through the conference's paper submission system camera-ready and formatted according to the rules of Procedia Computer Science. Papers may not exceed ten pages in length when typeset using the Procedia format. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least three members of the workshop's Program Committee; final decisions will be made by the workshop co-chairs. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper. ICCS is an ERA 2010 A-ranked conference series.

Important Dates

Paper submission: 15 January 2013
Notification of acceptances: 10 February 2013
Early registration begins: 10 February 2013
Camera-ready papers: 1 March 2013

Workshop Co-chairs

Mark A. Pauley, Ph.D.
6001 Dodge Street, PKI 282A
School of Interdisciplinary Informatics
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182, USA
Phone: (402) 403-0361 Fax: (402) 554-3284

William E. Tapprich, Ph.D.
6001 Dodge Street, AH 114D
Department of Biology
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182, USA
Phone: (402) 554-3380 Fax: (402) 554-3532