Organizing committee

Joaquín Dopazo
Fundación Progreso y Salud (Ministry of Health),
University Hospital Virgen del Rocío, Seville, Spain

Paweł P Łabaj
Austrian Academy of Sciences, and Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Diane Kovats
International Society for Computational Biology, USA.

David P. Kreil
Boku University Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Weida Tong
FDA National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, USA

Wenzhong Xiao
Stanford Genome Technology Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Contest data set coordinators

Maciej KańdułaCancer Data Integration Challenge
Chair of Bioinformatics Research Group, Boku University, Vienna, Austria

Paweł P ŁabajMetaSUB Forensics Challenge
Austrian Academy of Sciences, and Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology

Shraddha ThakkarThe CMap Drug Safety Challenge
FDA National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, USA

Scientific committee

Tim Beißbarth
Statistical Bioinformatics
University Medical Center Göttingen
Göttingen, Germany

Daniel Berrar
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Yana Bromberg
Institute for Advanced Study, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Department of Genetics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ USA

Djork-Arné Clevert
Bayer AG
Drug Discovery, Pharmaceuticals, Bioinformatics
Berlin, Germany

Susmita Datta
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL USA

Joaquin Dopazo
Bioinformatics Department
Centro de Investigación Principe Felipe (CIPF)
Valencia, Spain

Eran Elhaik
Department of Animal & Plant Sciences
University of Sheffield
Sheffield, U.K.

Margherita Francescatto
Predictive Models for Biomedicine and Environment
Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Trento, Italy

Sepp Hochreiter
Institute of Bioinformatics
Johannes Kepler University Linz
Linz, Austria

David P. Kreil
Chair of Bioinformatics
Boku University Vienna

Wolfgang Huber
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Heidelberg, Germany

Simon M. Lin
Chief Research Information Officer
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, OH USA

Yves Moreau
K.U. Leuven
ESAT-SCD (Bioinformatics)
Leuven, Belgium

Ziv Shkedy
Center of Biostatistics and statistical Bioinformatics
University Hasselt
Hasselt/Leuven, Belgium

Armand Valsesia
Genetics Group
Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences
Lausanne, Switzerland

Wenzhong Xiao
Immuno-Metabolic Computational Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
Computational Genomics lab, Stanford Genome Technology Center, Stanford CA, USA

Julie Zhu
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA, USA


Atul Butte, MD, PhD
Atul Butte, MD, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine

Nikolaus Rajewsky, PhD
Nikolaus Rajewsky, PhD
Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine

Terry Speed, PhD
Terry Speed, PhD
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Sandrine Dupoit, PhD
Sandrine Dudoit, PhD
University of California, Berkeley

John Quackenbush, PhD
John Quackenbush, PhD
Harvard School of Public Health

Eran Segal, PhD
Eran Segal, PhD
Weizmann Institute of Science

John Storey, PhD
John Storey, PhD
Princeton University

Chris Sander, PhD
Chris Sander, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Temple F. Smith, PhD
Temple F. Smith, PhD
Boston University

Curtis Huttenhower, PhD
Curtis Huttenhower, PhD
Harvard School of Public Health

Christopher E. Mason, PhD
Christopher E. Mason, PhD
Weill Cornell Medicine

Lodewyk Wessels, PhD
Lodewyk Wessels, PhD
Netherlands Cancer Institute

Cesare Furlanello, PhD
Cesare Furlanello, PhD
Fondazione Bruno Kessler

Intention to Submit due5 April 2018
FDA meta-analysis opt in due15 April 2018
Extended Abstract Proposals due13 May 2018
Notification of Accepted Contributions24 May 2018
Early Registration Closes7 Jun 2018
CAMDA2018 Conference7-8 Jul 2018
ISMB 2018 Conference6–10 Jul 2018
Full Paper Submission 24 Sep 2018
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