Welcome to the BSB 2018 website!

The Brazilian Symposium on Bioinformatics is an international conference which covers all aspects of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. BSB is organized by the special interest group in Computational Biology (CE-BioComp) of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC). The initial editions of BSB, in 2002, were called WOB (Workshop on Bioinformatics) and were indexed by DBLP; since 2005, WOB was renamed BSB, and the proceedings have been published in the series Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI) by Springer Verlag. As previous editions, the proceedings of BSB 2018 will be published in LNBI

In 2018, BSB will be running at Niteroi, RJ, Brazil. The meeting will happen from Octuber 30th through November 1st. We are looking forward to a lively and very productive meeting.

By clicking on this link (Available Soon), you will be redirected to an online registration site hosted by the SBC (Sociedade Brasileira de Computação). Please follow this link if you are or want to become a SBC member.

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30/10 31/10 01/11
8:00 AM Conference Registration Opening
8:30 AM MC1 / MC2 ST1 Posters
10:30 AM Coffe break Coffe break Coffe break
11:00 AM MC1 / MC2 Plenary Session ST3
1:00 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch
2:00 PM MC3 / MC4 ST2 Plenary Session
4:00 PM Coffe break Coffe break Coffe break
4:30 PM MC3 / MC4 Plenary Session CEBioComp Meeting
8:00 PM Event dinner

MC Mini course; 2 in parallel; 4 hours each
ST Technical session; 4 papers; 20 minutes each
CTD Thesis and Dissertation Contest

Local Organizing Committee:
Luis Antonio Kowada (IC-UFF) – Organizing Committee Chair
Luís Felipe Ignácio Cunha (IC-UFF)
Raquel Bravo (IC-UFF)
Daniel Cardoso de Oliveira (IC-UFF)
Helena Leitão (IC-UFF)
Simone Dantas (IME-UFF)
André Cunha Ribeiro (IFG)

Steering Committee:
Luis Antonio Kowada (UFF) – Steering Committee Chair
Ronnie Alves (ITV, UFPA)
João Carlos Setubal (IQ-USP)
Maria Emilia Telles Walter (UnB)
Nalvo Franco de Almeida Jr (UFMS)
Guilherme Pimentel Telles (UNICAMP)
Tainá Raiol (FIOCRUZ)
Natália Florencio Martins (EMBRAPA)
Luciana Montera (UFMS)
Sergio Campos (UFMG)

Program Committee:
Alexander Schliep (Gothenburg University)
Alexandre Rossi Paschoal (UTFPR)
André Kashiwabara (UTFPR)
André Ponce de Leon Carvalho (ICMC-USP)
Annie Chateau (Université Montpellier 2, LIRMM)
César M. Vargas Benítez (UTFPR)
Danielle Couto (UFPA)
Duncan Ruiz (PUCRS)
Eduardo Reis (IQ-USP)
Emanuel Maltempi de Souza (UFPR)
Eric Rivals (Université Montpellier 2, LIRMM)
Fabrício Martins Lopes (UTFPR)
Felipe Louza (USP)
Fernando Luis Barroso da Silva (FCFRP-USP)
Guilherme Oliveira (ITV)
Guilherme Telles (UNICAMP)
Ivan Gesteira Costa (RWTH Aachen University)
Jefferson Magalhães (UFPA)
Jens Stoye (Bielefeld University)
João Setubal (IQ-USP)
Jose Luiz Rybarczyk Filho (IBB-UNESP)
Kleber Padovani de Souza (UFPA)
Laurent Brehelin (Université Montpellier 2, LIRMM)
Luciana Montera (UFMS)
Luciano Digiampietri (EACH-USP)
Luis Felipe Ignacio Cunha (UFRJ)
Marcelo Brigido (UNB)
Marcilio de Souto (Université d’Orléans)
Marcio Dorn (UFRGS)
Maria Emilia Walter (UNB)
Mariana Recamonde Mendoza (UFRGS)
Marilia Braga (Bielefeld University)
Nalvo F. Almeida Jr (UFMS)
Natália Florencio Martins (EMPRAPA)
Regiane Kawasaki (UFPA)
Rommel Ramos (UFPA)
Ronnie Alves (ITV, UFPA) – Program Committee Chairs
Said Adi (UFMS)
Sergio Campos (UFMG)
Sergio Lifschitz (PUC-Rio)
Sergio Pantano (Institut Pasteur de Montevideo)
Tainá Raiol (FIOCRUZ)
Therese Commes (Université Montpellier 2, IRMB)

Important dates

Full Papers

  • Open submission: May 4th, 2018
  • Submission deadline: June 25th, 2018.
  • Author notification: August 7th, 2018.
  • Final version due: August 19th, 2018.

Shot Papers and Posters

  • Short Papers/Poster deadline: July 30th, 2018
  • Papers due: July 30th, 2018
  • Paper Acceptance Notification: September 9th, 2018
  • Camera-ready deadline: October 1st, 2018

Find Us

Instituto de Computação da Universidade Federal Fluminense (IC-UFF)
Email: bsb2018@ic.uff.br


Feb.01. BSB website online

April. 09. We are exciting to announce that the proceedings of BSB 2018 will be published in Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics by Springer.

June.06. Manuscript submission deadline extended to June 18th.

June.18. Manuscript submission deadline extended to June 25th. Last call!