Abstract Submission

The 8th International Biocuration Conference is a unique event for curators and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaborations, and foster a sense of community. To this end, the organizers invite you to submit your work for inclusion in the conference.

To be considered for an ORAL presentation, please submit your abstract by February 12 February 18, 2015 [CLOSED].

Submit your abstract for presentation via this link: http://ic4r.org/biocuration2015

Please create an account at http://ic4r.org/biocuration2015. After logged in, you will be directed to your homepage with "Registration Information" and "Abstract Information" inside or you can find the "Registration" and "Abstract" tabs on the navigation bar. To start the submission process, please click on the 'Abstract' tab or the "Add an abstract" button, which will take you to the submission form. Please follow the instructions on the submission form.

Abstract Decision (Oral or Poster): March 8, 2015

Paper Submission

August 5, 2014 - November 15, 2014 [CLOSED]

Full papers, related to the curation, annotation and integration of biomedical data and databases, are invited to be submitted to, and reviewed by, the DATABASE journal - the official journal of the International Society of Biocuration - ISB.

To submit, please go to the INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS page of this journal, and click on the "Submit Now!" link after having read the instructions.

Please CLEARLY state in the cover letter to the journal editor that the submitted manuscript is for the consideration of the Biocuration 2015 conference, so that the DATABASE journal staff will ensure appropriate fast-track review process. Please also indicate the name and email address of the potential author who will attend the Biocuration 2015 conference.

Accepted papers will be published in the Biocuration Virtual Issue of the DATABASE journal.

Please follow the INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS for the payment of the Open Access publication fee of this journal.

We will send an email to the corresponding author of each accepted paper by the 1st of March 2015 for the details of oral presentation at the conference.

The manuscript review process will be expedited for these papers and will thus need to be firm on the submission deadline:
- Submission deadline: November 15, 2014
- First decisions: December 6, 2014
- Deadline for revisions: January 9, 2015
- Final decisions: February 28, 2015
- Conference: April 23-26, 2015