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    <h2>Announcing Joint meeting of the International Conference on
      Biological Ontology and BioCreative 2016</h2>
    Join us in Corvallis, OR, USA, |  August 1-4, 2016<br>
    website: <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="http://www.icbo-conference.org">www.icbo-conference.org</a> <br>
    Follow us on Twitter: <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.twitter.com/ICBOconf">http://www.twitter.com/ICBOconf</a><br>
    <br>
    Joint meeting of the 7th International Conference on Biomedical
    Ontologies (ICBO) and the BioCreative 2016 aims to foster
    discussion, exchange, and innovation in research and development in
    the areas of Biomedical Ontology (including plants, agriculture,
    environment and biomes).<br>
    <br>
    Researchers and professionals from biology, medicine, computer
    science, data science and engineering from public and private
    institutions will gather this August in Corvallis, OR, USA for the
    co-located ICBO and BioCreative events. With a theme of Food,
    Nutrition, Health and Environment for the 9 billion., the conference
    will provide unique opportunity to learn, experience and collaborate
    on applied aspects of ontologies and demonstration of innovative
    ontology-driven solutions for all areas of healthcare and life
    sciences including the plant biology, agriculture, ecology, and the
    atmospheric and ocean sciences.<br>
    Submit Workshop Proposals Now<br>
    <br>
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    <ul>
      <li style="text-align: left;mso-line-height-rule:
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        100%;"><a href="http://icbo.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/node/20"
          target="_blank" style="mso-line-height-rule:
          exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
          100%;color: #2BAADF;font-weight: normal;text-decoration:
          underline;">Draft conference program</a></li>
      <li style="text-align: left;mso-line-height-rule:
        exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
        100%;">Accepting pre and post-conference workshop proposals (<span
          style="color:#FF0000">deadline February 28)</span></li>
      <ul>
        <li style="text-align: left;mso-line-height-rule:
          exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
          100%;"><span style="color:#FF0000">SUBMIT proposals NOW at
            <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://goo.gl/forms/rh95Ga9VwS">http://goo.gl/forms/rh95Ga9VwS</a><br>
          </span></li>
      </ul>
      <li style="text-align: left;mso-line-height-rule:
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        100%;"><a href="http://icbo.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/keynote"
          target="_blank" style="mso-line-height-rule:
          exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
          100%;color: #2BAADF;font-weight: normal;text-decoration:
          underline;">Keynote Speakers Announced</a></li>
      <li style="text-align: left;mso-line-height-rule:
        exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
        100%;"><a href="http://icbo.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/sponsors"
          target="_blank" style="mso-line-height-rule:
          exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
          100%;color: #2BAADF;font-weight: normal;text-decoration:
          underline;">Welcoming Sponsors and Exhibitors</a>. See if you
        are interested.</li>
      <li style="text-align: left;mso-line-height-rule:
        exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
        100%;"><a href="http://icbo.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/traveling"
          target="_blank" style="mso-line-height-rule:
          exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
          100%;color: #2BAADF;font-weight: normal;text-decoration:
          underline;">Plan your trip</a></li>
    </ul>
    <br>
    <h3 class="null" style="text-align: left;display: block;margin:
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      20px;font-style: normal;font-weight: bold;line-height:
      125%;letter-spacing: normal;"><strong>More information coming </strong><strong>up..</strong></h3>
    <ul>
      <li style="mso-line-height-rule: exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust:
        100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;"><a
          href="http://icbo.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/dates" target="_blank"
          style="mso-line-height-rule: exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust:
          100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;color:
          #2BAADF;font-weight: normal;text-decoration: underline;">Review
          key dates and deadlines</a></li>
      <li style="mso-line-height-rule: exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust:
        100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;">4/25   Scientific paper,
        Software demo, early career, and workshop paper submission
        deadline</li>
      <li style="mso-line-height-rule: exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust:
        100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;">5/15   Poster abstract
        submission deadline</li>
      <li style="mso-line-height-rule: exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust:
        100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;">Registration</li>
    </ul>
    Our Keynote Speakers are:<br>
    <a
href="http://www.unep.org/science/chief-scientist/AbouttheChiefScientist.aspx"
      target="_blank" style="mso-line-height-rule:
      exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust:
      100%;color: #656565;font-weight: normal;text-decoration:
      underline;">Prof. Jacqueline McGlade</a><br>
    <span style="font-size:11px">Chief Scientist, United Nations
      Environment Programme<br>
      <br>
    </span><span style="font-size:11px"></span><a
      href="http://www.nybg.org/science/scientist_profile.php?id_scientist=21"
      style="mso-line-height-rule: exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust:
      100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;color: #656565;font-weight:
      normal;text-decoration: underline;">Prof. Dennis W Stevenson</a><br>
    <span style="font-size:11px">Vice President for Laboratory Research<br>
      New York Botanical Garden<br>
      <br>
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    <pre class="moz-signature" cols="72">-- 
Pankaj Jaiswal, PhD
Associate Professor
Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology
2082 Cordley Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR, 97331
USA

Ph.: +1-541-737-8471
Fax: +1-541-737-3573
email: <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:jaiswalp@oregonstate.edu">jaiswalp@oregonstate.edu</a>
Web: <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://jaiswallab.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/">http://jaiswallab.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/</a></pre>
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