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NETTAB 2011 on Clinical Bioinformatics: Poster Deadline 16 September

The Call for Submissions for the NETTAB 2011 workshop/conference on Clinical Bioinformatics is now close to closing. The deadline for posters submission is September 16, 2011 (a small delay may be acceptable).

NETTAB 2011 on “Clinical Bioinformatics” will be held on October 12-14, 2011 at Collegio Ghislieri, Pavia, Italy – see

NETTAB 2011 is the eleventh in a series of international workshops on Network Tools and Applications in Biology.
NETTAB 2011 is focused on Clinical Bioinformatics and it is aimed at presenting the methods, tools and infrastructures
that are nowadays available. It will also show some of the most interesting applications in this field.

Submitted contributions should address one or more of the following topics:
– Methods and Technologies:
Data warehouse – Natural Language Processing –
Data Mining – Ontologies, Interoperability, Standardisation –
Search Computing – Decision Support
– Tools:
ICT architectures to support – Clinical
research . BioBanks . Software for next generation sequencing –
Data management and storage
– Applications:
Risk assessment . Diagnosis . Therapy planning- Drug Design

Contributions length: – posters and demoes: no more than 3 pages

Deadlines: · September 16, 2011: Posters and demoes submission
A slight delay may be accepted.

Submit your contribution through the EasyChair system at

All contributions submitted to NETTAB 2011 will be invited to a restricted Call for full research papers to be published in a Supplement of BMC Bioinformatics.


Invited Speakers
+ Network Models of Mesophenotypes in Personal Genomics and Targeted Therapies
Yves A. LUSSIER, Institute for Translational Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
+ From Omics to Systems Biology – an Approach to Individualized Medicine
Thomas ILLIG, Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany
+ ICT Architectures for Biobanks to Support Clinical Research
Jan-Eric LITTON, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
+ Computing our Patients’ Future Using Data from our Healthcare Institutions
Shawn N MURPHY, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Special Sessions
+ Why clinicians need e-Health
Terry HANNAN, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia
+ Interoperability – HL7
Amnon SHABO, IBM Research Lab, Haifa, Israel

+ Data Warehouse
Carlo COMBI, Department of Computer Science, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
+ Natural Language Processing
Pierre ZWEIGENBAUM, LIMSI – CNRS, Orsay, France
+ Search Computing
Marco MASSEROLI (to be confirmed), Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

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