Zhejiang University

CIB 2009
2009 International Workshop on Computational and Integrative Biology
a satellite meeting of the International Conference of Integrative Biology
September 18th to 20th, 2009
Hangzhou, China

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The 2009 International Workshop on "Computational and Integrative Biology" (CIB) will be held in September 2009 at Hangzhou, China. PhotosNew

Dear Colleagues and Friends,
    This Computational and Integrative Biology workshop (CIB) is a satellite meeting of the series Integrative Bioinformatics International Symposium (IB).
    This meeting will be of interest to Bioinformaticians, Computer Scientists, Biologist and others working in, or interested in finding out more about, the developing area of integrative biology. There will be opportunities to present and discuss methods, theoretical approaches, and their practical applications.
    IB series meetings are chaired by Prof. Dr. Ralf Hofestädt, University of Bielefeld, Germany.
    This CIB is co-organized by the Prof. Dr. Ming Chen, Zhejiang University, China.
Topics of interest

The main topics will be:

  • Database integration.
  • Molecular databases / Data warehouses.
  • Tool integration and workflow systems.
  • Prediction and integration of metabolic and regulatory networks.
  • Network analysis.
  • Protein-protein interactions.
  • Integrative microarray modeling and analyses.
  • Virtual cell.
  • Computational systems biology.
  • Integrative modelling and simulation frameworks.
  • Integrative data and text mining approaches.
  • Data visualisation and visual analytics.
Local organizer
  • Yan Li, Zhejiang University
  • Xiang Chen, Zhejiang University
  • Dijun Chen, Zhejiang University
Important dates
  • 20th July 2009: Extended abstract submission deadline (up to 4 pages). closed!
  • 1st August 2009: Notification of acceptance for abstracts. closed!
  • 23th August 2009: Camera ready abstract submission deadline. closed!
  • 31st August 2009: Poster and software submission deadline. closed!
  • 5th September 2009: Notification of acceptance for poster and software demo abstracts.
  • 18th - 20th September 2009: Workshop.

Please, put the date in your personal meeting calendars.


Accepted abstracts/papers will probably appear in the Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics and will be available as printed conference proceedings.

Funding and Partners

Email:  All questions related to the CIB 2009 can be sent to
Dr. Ming Chen (Email:mchen@zju.edu.cn, Zhejiang University) or
Prof. Ralf Hofestädt (Email:ralf.hofestaedt@uni-bielefeld.de, University of Bielefeld, Germany)

Tel:  +86 (0)571-88206499

Fax:  +86 (0)571-88206133

Address:  Department of Bioinformatics, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Zijingang Campus, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Provience, P.R.China


Social events

The workshop will feature a number of special events to help you enjoy your stay in Hangzhou and to give you insight into Chinese art, culture and history.

    • West-lake & Zhejiang Museum
    • Tea Garden & Song City
    • Night of Hangzhou Show
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