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1st International Conference on Bioinformatics SoIBio 2010

26 Sep 2010 12:00
28 Sep 2010 12:00
America/Mexico City

Dear Colleagues,

The Sociedad Iberoamericana de Bioinformática / Iberoamerican Society for Bioinformatics (SoIBio) and Centro de Bioinformática y Simulación Molecular (Univ. Talca, Chile) with the suppport and collaboration of FreeBIT (CYTED, Spain) and PROSUL (LNCC, CNPq-Brasil), are pleased to announce the 1st International Conference on Bioinformatics SoIBio 2010 (SoIBio 2010), to be held: from September 26th to September 28th, 2010, at Termas de Chillán, Chile (

SoIBio ( is a new born International Society focus on the promotion and development of Bioinformatics and Computaional Biology in Iberoamerica (i.e. Latin America) promoting collaborative research, supporting scientific activities of national societies and encouraging their interaction with other international associations related. SoIBio also wants to continue the great work achieved along last years in this region by the Iberoamerican Network for Bioinformatics (RIB), providing a more stable frame for the promotion and development of Bioinformatics.

We have prepared an academic and social program intended to provide an optimal environment for scientific discussion and collaborative research. In this newsletter you can find relevant information related to meeting program, the registration and accommodation booking. Also attached are instructions for preparing abstracts and to apply for scholarships. We look forward to your participation to give prominence to our annual conference.

We would also appreciate if you would disseminate information about SoIBio 2010 throughout your department or institution. It’s a great honor to have you here attending this meeting in Termas de Chillán, Chile.


Fellowship application for undergraduate and postgraduate students:

  1. PROSUL (LNCC, CNPq-Brasil)
  2. FreeBIT (CYTED, Spain)


  • Ana Tereza Vasconcelos, LNCC, Brasil.
  • Paula R. Kuser-Falcão, Embrapa Informática Agropecuária Campinas, SP, Brasil.
  • Jose Valverde, EMBnet/CNB, CSIC, Spain
  • Javier De Las Rivas, CiC-IBMCC, CSIC/USAL, Spain
  • Jose Martinez, U de Concepción, Chile
  • David Holmes, FCV, Chile
  • Jorge Valdes, CBSM, UTalca, Chile
  • Danilo Gonzalez, CBSM, UTalca, Chile

For more information (updated program, registration, accommodation, fellowships and abstract submission) please visit the official website for the event at:

Termas de Chillan, CHILE