Biocuration 2012
The Conference of the International Society for Biocuration
April 2-4, 2012 Washington DC, USA
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BioCreative Satellite Workshop

The Fifth International Biocuration Conference will be held in Washington, DC, from April 2-4, 2012. Hosted by The Protein Information Resource (PIR), we expect a very stimulating conference with a large number of opportunities to interact with groups interested in biocuration. This meeting will provide a forum for curators and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaboration, and foster a sense of community in this very active and growing area of research. Participants from academia, government, and industry interested in the methods and tools employed in curation of biological data are encouraged to attend.

The conference will include three plenary talks featuring established scientists that lead projects relying upon curated data types. The plenary speakers are Fritz Roth, Mark Yandell, and Rich Roberts.

Two satellite workshops will take place at the same venue: BioCreative-2012: Interactive Text Mining in the Biocuration Workflow, April 4-5 & GMOD Community Meeting, April 5-6.

**NEW** Travel Fellowship **NEW**

Travel fellowships are being awarded to students, junior curators and people originating from low income countries or countries suffering from natural disasters. See the Travel Fellowship page for details and application instructions.

**NEW** Papers Published **NEW**

Check out the papers for the conference in the newly-published special 2012 BIOCURATION VIRTUAL ISSUE of Database!

Print and post the Biocuration conference flier!

Follow this meeting on twitter with #isb2012.

Sponsored by

  Database: The Journal
of Biological Databases
and Curation

BioMed Central

The International Society for Biocuration
  Georgetown University,
Department of Biochemistry
and Molecular & Cellular
 PIR Georgetown University Medical Center

3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20007, USA