<div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">9<sup>th</sup> IEEE International Conference on Computational <span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Advances in Bio and medical Sciences (ICCABS)<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">November 15 to 17, 2019, FIU, Miami, USA<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Advances in high-throughput technologies such as DNA sequencing and mass spectrometry are profoundly transforming life sciences, resulting in the collection of unprecedented amounts of biological and medical data.  Using this data to advance our knowledge about fundamental biological processes and improve human health requires novel computational models and advanced analysis algorithms.  IEEE ICCABS aims to bring together leading academic and industry researchers to discuss the latest advances in computational methods for bio and medical sciences.  <span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="gmail-MsoHeader" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Georgia,serif">Topics of interest include but are not limited to:<span></span></span></p><p class="gmail-MsoHeader" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:Georgia,serif"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Biological Big Data Analytics<span></span></span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Biological modeling and simulation (</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Molecular and cellular modeling, stochastic and rule-based modeling, modeling languages and systems);<b><span></span></b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Biomedical image processing (</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Image segmentation and classification, visualization, functional and molecular imaging);<b><span></span></b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georg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span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Medical data management and privacy, medical recommender systems, therapy optimization);<b><span></span></b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">High-performance bio-computing (</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Cloud and grid computing, advanced multi-core, GPU, and FPGA biomedical applications);<b><span></span></b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Immunoinformatics (</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Epitope prediction, vaccine design, immune system simulators);<b><span></span></b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Microbial Data Analysis </span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">(The role of microbiomes in determining phenotypes);</span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span></span></span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Molecular evolution (</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Models of evolution, reconstruction of phylogenetic trees and networks, comparative genomics);<b><span></span></b></span></p><p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Population genomics</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif"> (Haplotype and recombination analysis, structural genomic variation, signatures of natural selection);<span></span></span></p><p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Sequence analysis</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif"> (Multiple sequence alignment, motif discovery, sequence search and clustering);<span></span></span></p><p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Structural bioinformatics</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif"> (RNA and protein structure prediction and classification, molecular docking, RNA and protein design);<span></span></span></p><p class="gmail-MsoPlainText" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Systems biology</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif"> (Systems approaches to molecular biology, multi-scale modeling, biological networks, synthetic biology);<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:90%;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:90%;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">  </span></span><b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Transcriptomics (</span></b><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:13.199999809265137px;font-family:Georgia,serif">Microarray and sequencing-based transcriptome profiling, novel transcript discovery, alternative splicing, non-coding RNA analysis).<b><span></span></b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Submission Instructions:<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Authors are invited to electronically submit extended abstracts in PDF format by following the instructions at <u><span style="color:rgb(0,0,233)"><a href="https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iccabs2019">https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iccabs2019</a></span></u>. Submissions should be prepared using IEEE Computer Society’s Word/LaTeX templates available at </span><a href="http://www2.computer.org/portal/web/cscps/formatting" style="color:purple;text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif;color:windowtext">http://www2.computer.org/portal/web/cscps/formatting</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"> and should not exceed 6 pages in length.  Accepted abstracts will be published in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.  Special issues of journals on selected extended abstracts are under negotiation. A limited number of student travel awards will be made (conditional upon NSF support).<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Conference Website: <a href="http://iccabs.org">iccabs.org</a><span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Key Dates:<span style="color:red"><span></span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Papers Submission: October 4, 2019<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Notification of Acceptance: October 25, 2019<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Author Registration: November 1, 2019        <span style="color:red"><span></span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif">Camera-ready Papers Due:    November 10, 2019<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:medium;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:justify;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Georgia,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" sty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