PSB 2009

Call For Papers

Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2009

Knowledge-Driven Analysis and Data Integration for High-Throughput Biological Data

The Fairmont Orchid, The Big Island, Hawaii

January 5-9, 2009

Papers and posters

The core of the conference consists of rigorously peer-reviewed full-length papers reporting on original work. Accepted papers will be published in a hard-bound archival proceedings, and the best will be presented orally to the entire conference. Papers must be submitted by the dates and in the formats specified below.

Papers that address the issue of integrating data from different domains will be given preference in this session, including

Important dates

Paper submissions due: July 14, 2008
Notification of paper acceptance: September 8, 2008
Final paper deadline: September 22, 2008
Meeting: January 5-9, 2009

Paper format

Papers must be submitted to the PSB 2009 paper management system at

Please click the "Not a user? Create an account with this site" link to create an author account and upload your paper.

All papers must be submitted in electronic format to the paper management system.

The file formats we accept are: postscript (*.ps) and Adobe Acrobat (*.pdf). Attached files should be named with the last name of the first author (e.g. or altman.pdf). Hardcopy submissions or unprocessed TEX or LATEX files or electronic submissions not submitted through the paper management system will be rejected without review.

Each paper must be accompanied by a cover letter. The cover letter must state explicitly the following:

Submitted papers are limited to twelve (12) pages in our publication format. Please format and submit your paper according to instructions found at If figures can not be easily resized and placed precisely in the text, then it should be clear that with appropriate modifications, the total manuscript length would be within the page limit.

Color pictures can be printed at the expense of the authors. The fee is $500 per page of color pictures, payable at the time of camera ready submission.

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