• ASBCB 2019. The ISCB and ASBCB are coming together to host the joint Conference on Bioinformatics in Kumasi, Ghana, November 11 - 15, 2019. This constitutes the 6th joint ISCB-ASBCB meeting, and the 7th ASBCB conference on Bioinformatics of African Pathogens, Hosts and Vectors.

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  • Save the date: November 11th - 13th in Kumasi, Ghana for ISCB-ASBCB 2019! Please see the flier here and tell your colleagues about the conference!


Welcome to ISCB Africa ASBCB 2019!

The International Society for Computational Biology and the African Society for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology are pleased to once again join together to host the ISCB Africa ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics in Kumasi, Ghana, November 11 - 15, 2019; conference workshops will be on November 14-15. This meeting constitutes the sixth joint meeting of ISCB and ASBCB, and the seventh conference of the ASBCB on Bioinformatics of Africa.

The ISCB-Africa ASBCB conference features a broad bioinformatics scope that include a special focus on advancing research through data power: innovation, access, and opportunities relevant to Africa. Please consider submitting your best research for presentation at the conference as a talk or poster. Samples of topics of interest include the following (although other computational biology topics are welcome as we ultimately seek the best, most interesting and novel presentations for this conference):



Mark your calendar now to be sure to attend this meeting in November 2019. The organizers look forward to welcoming you to Kumasi, Ghana! www.asbcb.org

Keynote Speakers

Melissa A. Haendel Melissa A. Haendel, PhD
Associate Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology School of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University


Solomon Ofori-Acquah Solomon Ofori-Acquah, PhD
Dean, School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences
University of Ghana


Ciara Staunton Ciara Staunton, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Law
Middlesex Univserity London


Solomon Ofori-Acquah EMBO Keynote: Christine Orengo, PhD
Professor, Division of Biosciences
University College London

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