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Welcome to 3DSIG 2012

July 13-14, 2012

ISMB Main Event Website

long beach We are very pleased to announce the eighth 3DSIG meeting that will be held in Long Beach California in summer 2012.

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We are happy to announce the eighth 3Dsig meeting. Two very full days with a balance of invited talks, short oral presentations, two laptop/poster sessions, and critical, topic-focused discussions. A truly unique event bringing together in one place the structural computational biology community.

3DSIG 2012 will present the third "Warren DeLano Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics Award" in honour of Warren DeLano and the contributions he made to our community. The award sum of $1000 will be given for the best presentation on behalf of the DeLano foundation. Further prizes also available for best posters.

Relevant topics include:

  • Application of structure to systems biology.
  • Structure-based drug discovery including polypharmacology and network pharmacology.
  • Structure representation, classification and predication.
  • Macromolecular assembles.
  • Structural genomics.
  • 3D databases and data mining.
  • Molecular visualization.
  • Relevant methods of structure determination, particularly hybrid methods.
  • Structure-based function prediction.
  • Evolution studied through structures.
  • Docking, analysis, prediction and simulation of biomolecular interactions such as protein-protein, protein-ligand and protein-nucleic-acid.
  • Prediction and analysis of protein domains.
  • Membrane protein structure analysis and prediction.
  • Protein dynamics and disorder.
  • The structural basis of immunology.

3Dsig 2012 is continuing the tradition established through the successful 3Dsig 2011 (Vienna Austria), 3Dsig 2010 (Boston, USA), 3Dsig 2009 (Stockholm, Sweden), 3Dsig 2008 (Toronto, Canada), 3Dsig 2007 (Vienna, Austria), 3Dsig 2006 (Fortaleza, Brasil) and 3Dsig 2004 (Glasgow, United Kingdom). To better appreciate the wealth of leading topics and presenters, please explore the programs and proceedings from past meetings. The program will be built around talks from accepted abstracts and invited speakers.The scientific committee is looking for fresh, effective voices with new, high impact ideas.

Accepted abstracts will fall into two categories: oral presentation and laptop/poster presentation. All participants with accepted abstracts have the choice of presenting their work either as a regular poster, a laptop presentation, or a combination thereof - even those selected for oral presentation. Those choosing to use a laptop to substitute or augment their poster presentation will have a stand or table and electric socket for a personal laptop (presenters must bring their own laptops). The aim of the poster/laptop session is to facilitate interactions between the presenter and the viewers.

Location info

3DSIG event will be held at: Hyatt Regency Long Beach adjacent to the Long Beach Convention Center
Poster session at: Foyer
3DSIG dinner: Regency Ballroom
More info on air travel, housing, directions and more can be found at the ISMB main event website

Key dates

March 19, 2012
Registration opens for 3DSIG and ISMB
March 16, 2012
Deadline to submit a poster for ISMB - a necessary requirement to be eligible for an ISMB travel fellowship.
April 13, 2012
Deadline for travel fellowship application for the main ISMB meeting by invitation only
April 30, 2012
Deadline for submitting an abstract to 3DSIG to be considered for oral presentation.
May 25, 2012
ISMB Travel Fellowship acceptance notification.
June 1st, 2012
Early registration deadline to the main ISMB conference. Note: you may register only for 3DSIG. Tentative date for the announcement of the abstracts selected for oral presentation and laptop/poster session (full program and online abstracts will be posted soon afterwards).
June 8, 2012
Late 3DSIG poster abstract submission deadline. Late submissions will not be considered for oral presentation (see april 13). Remember that submission of an ISMB poster is a requirement for the travel fellowship application.
July 13-14, 2012
3DSIG 2012

We encourage all to apply for the ISMB travel fellowship. The deadline is April 13, 2012 and is available to those who submitted a poster to ISMB main event (the same poster can also be presented at 3DSIG)

Scientific Committee

  • Philip E. Bourne (head), University of California, San Diego
  • Rafael Najmanovich, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke
  • Ilan Samish, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • All keynote speakers

Organizing Committee

  • Philip E. Bourne (head), University of California, San Diego
  • Rafael Najmanonvich, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke
  • Ilan Samish, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Matthieu Chartier, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke


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