Information on the upcoming PSB is now available. The PSB 2019 conference materials and electronic proceedings are available. Please see below for more information.
The Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB) 2019 was an international, multidisciplinary conference for the presentation and discussion of current research in the theory and application of computational methods in problems of biological significance. Papers and presentations were rigorously peer reviewed and were published in an archival proceedings volume. PSB 2019 was held January 3-7, 2019 at the Fairmont Orchid, Big Island of Hawaii.
PSB 2019 brought together top researchers from the US, the Asian Pacific nations, and around the world to exchange research results and address open issues in all aspects of computational biology. PSB is a forum for the presentation of work in databases, algorithms, interfaces, visualization, modeling and other computational methods, as applied to biological problems, with emphasis on applications in data-rich areas of molecular biology.
The PSB has been designed to be responsive to the need for critical mass in sub-disciplines within biocomputing. For that reason, it is the only meeting whose sessions are defined dynamically each year in response to specific proposals. PSB sessions are organized by leaders in the emerging areas, and targeted to provide a forum for publication and discussion of research in biocomputing's "hot topics." In this way, PSB provides an early forum for serious examination of emerging methods and approaches in this rapidly changing field.
PSB offered four three-hour workshop. The workshops were created
to provide an opportunity for a gathering that will not be based on peer-reviewed papers included in the proceedings book.
The workshops consisted of presentations by invited speakers. Abstract submissions for the workshops were evaluated by the
The core of the conference consists of rigorously peer-reviewed full-length papers reporting on original work.
Russ B. Altman, MD, PhD, Kenneth Fong Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, Medicine, Biomedical Data Science and (by courtesy) Computer Science, Stanford University, gave a talk entitled Informatics for understanding drug response.
Lawrence Hunter, PhD, Director, Computational Bioscience Program, Professor, Pharmacology (School of Medicine) and Computer Science (Boulder), University of Colorado, gave a talk entitled Sex, Race, Nature, Genomics & AI: A values-laden hour in Hawaii.
PSB 2019 gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors:
If you or your organization would like to be a sponsor of PSB, please email the PSB Coordinator at psb.hawaii @ gmail.com.
Information about previous PSB meetings, including the full electronic proceedings, is available.
Department of Bioengineering
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Email: psb.hawaii @ gmail.com
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