Welcome to 3DSIG 2015


temple bar We are very pleased to announce the eleventh 3DSIG meeting that will be held in Dublin July 10-11.

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1st place oral presentation


Vikram Alva - Germany - On the origin of folded proteins from ancient peptides

Young PI oral talk recognition


Daisuke Kihara - Purdue USA - Origin of protein superfamilies and superfolds

Poster awards


Anton Feenstra - Netherlands - ClUB-MARTINI - Selecting favourable interactions amongst available candidates - A coarse-grained simulation approach to scoring docking decoys

Sebastian Salentin - Germany - PLIP: fully automated protein-ligand interaction profiler

We are happy to announce the eleventh 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 2015 will present the sixth "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:

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

3Dsig 2015 is continuing the tradition established through the successful 3Dsig 2014 (Boston, USA), 3Dsig 2013 (Berlin, Germany), 3Dsig 2012 (Long Beach California, USA), 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:The Convention Centre Dublin
Poster session at:Exhibit Hall of the convention center
3DSIG dinner:Marker Suite - Reception (cash bar) at 7pm, Dinner at 7h30 to ~ 9pm.

Directions from the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) to dinner at the Marker Hotel

Key dates

March 23rd
Registration opens for 3Dsig and ISMB
March 12
Deadline to submit a poster for ISMB/ECCB - a requirement to be eligible for an ISMB/ECCB travel fellowship.
April 24
Deadline for travel fellowship application for the main ISMB/ECCB meeting by invitation only
April 30
Extended deadline for submitting an abstract to 3Dsig to be considered for oral presentation.
Selection to be announced shortly
Announcement of abstracts selected for oral presentation
June 1st
ISMB/ECCB Travel Fellowship acceptance notification.
June 5, 5:00 pm Pacific
Early registration deadline. Registration cost increases afterwards.
June 8
Late 3Dsig poster abstract submission deadline. Late submissions will not be considered for oral presentation. Remember that submission of an ISMB poster is a requirement for the travel fellowship application.
July 10-11
3DSIG 2015

Go to ISMB/ECCB key dates
Go to ISMB/ECCB registration Web page

Scientific Committee

  • Philip E. Bourne (chair), National Institutes of Health, USA
  • Rafael Najmanovich (co-chair), Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Ilan Samish (co-chair), Weizmann Institute of Science, Ort Braude College, Israel
  • All keynote speakers

Organizing Committee

  • Rafael Najmanonvich, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Ilan Samish, Weizmann Institute of Science, Ort Braude College, Israel
  • Matthieu Chartier, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada