2013 Workshop on Nanoinformatics for Biomedicine

December 18-21, 2013, Shanghai, China

In conjunction with 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2013)

Call For Papers

The application of nanotechnology in biomedicine offers innovative approaches to disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. During this process, nanoinformatics has emerged as a discipline that provides informational foundations for nanomedicine. To address the information needs of nanomedicine, nanoinformatics is playing an important role in acquiring relevant data and information, conceptually organizing information for conversion to knowledge, and developing computing applications that are based on important parameters at the nanoscale and are applicable in a broad health perspective.

This workshop aims to continue the success of last year’s Workshop (NanoInfo 2012) and provide a forum for discussion on all the aspects of nanoinformatics to support biomedical research and advance knowledge on nanomaterial-biological interactions. The organizers are inviting participants to submit papers with particular emphasis on, but not limited to: data collection and/or curation, interoperability among different data sources, ethical and social barriers to data sharing, computational or information technologies to solve specific problems, integrative physiological programs, and translational research.

All accepted papers will be published in proceedings by IEEE. Selected papers will be invited for publication in special issues of related journals (e.g., International Journal of Nanomedicine).

Research topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Computational biology/chemistry/medicine
  • Computational toxicology
  • Databases and repositories
  • Data standards and Interoperability
  • Data mining and knowledge discovery
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Nanomaterial-biological interactions
  • Nanomedicine
  • Text and literature mining
  • Translational research
  • Risk assessment and regulation
  • Surveillance systems
  • Ethical and social issues
  • Others

Important dates:

Oct 5, 2013: Due date for full workshop papers submission
Nov 1, 2013: Notification of paper acceptance to authors
Nov 18, 2013: Camera-ready of accepted papers
Dec 18-21:   Workshops