Algorithms and Computational Methods for Biochemical and Evolutionary Networks
December 15-18, 2004     Recife, BRAZIL


We invite the submission of posters to the Conference "Algorithms and Computational Methods for Biochemical and Evolutionary Networks" (CompBioNets'04) that is being organized in Recife, Brazil, December 15-18, 2004.

The Conference topics will be computational biology in general, and more specifically, but not exclusively, genetic regulation, motifs, metabolism, protein-protein interaction, biochemical networks, protein function and structure, genome dynamics, genome rearrangements, comparative genomics.

CompBioNets has its origin in a long-standing collaboration between a Brazilian from the Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, and a Brazilian at large. It is hoped that it will have a nice familiar atmosphere reflecting both the country's warm-hearted and joyful spirit and the friendship behind the collaboration that gave birth to the Conference. As a consequence, CompBioNets will contain contributed talks of selected papers and posters, but also a number of invited talks that is more traditional of working meetings. We thus hope that this will foster lively discussions of novel ideas in all of the main Conference's topics.

In the same vein, the best submitted posters will be invited for a short 10 minutes presentation, besides appearing in the local proceedings that will be available at the Conference. We strongly encourage contributions from all scientific communities involved in the topics of CompBioNets. We are particularly interested in contributions from the biological perspective.

Recife, where CompBioNets will be held, is a most lovely city located in the Northeast of Brazil. The temperature there stays around 30 degrees Celsius all year long, but the air is kept cool by the wind coming from the sea. In Recife itself and near the town, are some of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil, including Porto de Galinhas Beach, a natural pool type of beach, with beautiful colorful little fishes. Just 8 miles from Recife is the historical town of Olinda (in portuguese, the town's name means "Oh beautiful!"), one of the oldest cities in Brazil. The harmonious balance between the buildings, gardens, 20 Baroque churches, convents and numerous small "passos" (chapels) all contribute to Olinda's particular charm.

Deadline for poster submission: September 28, 2004.Additional information:
         Key Dates 
         Program Committee
         Instructions for Authors 

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions.

Katia Guimar„es and Marie-France Sagot

Last update: October 1, 2004