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[Gofriends] 4th International Biocuration Conference: WORKSHOP - CURATION TOOLS and WORKFLOWS - Call for abstracts

vanauken at vanauken at
Wed Jul 28 13:35:21 PDT 2010

With apologies for cross-postings!

Dear Colleague,

The 4th International Biocuration Conference will be held on October
11-14, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan.


We would like to invite those interested to participate in a workshop on
Curation Tools and Workflows.

The purpose of this workshop is to highlight tools used by curators and
their user communities to annotate
biological information, and to exchange ideas on best practices in tool
design and implementation.

We welcome presentations covering a variety of data types, including, but
not limited to:

Anatomy - Cellular and Organismal
Expression Patterns and Images
Gene Ontology
Genome Sequence Annotation and Mutations
Protein and Nucleic Acid Structure

The workshop will consist of 4-6 presentations with time for questions and



If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please submit an
abstract following the
guidelines provided at the BioCurator Meeting web site:

Please note:  Abstracts submitted to the Curation Tools/Workflows category
prior to the date of this
announcement will still be considered for workshop presentations.

Questions about the workshop may be addressed directly to the organizers
at the email addresses below.


Xiaodong Wang
Ph.D., Database Curator
WormBase, California Institute of Technology, Pasadean, CA USA
Email: xdwang at

Kimberly Van Auken
Ph.D.,Database Curator
WormBase, California Institute of Technology, Pasadean, CA USA
Email: vanauken at

Important Deadlines:

Abstract submission: August 11
Early bird registration:  August 31

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