Function SIG Meetings:

Function-SIG 2019 will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019 as part of ISMB/ECCB 2019 in Basel, Switzerland.

Accepting 2019 abstract submissions

Important Dates:

Thursday, January 31, 2019  Call for Abstracts Opens (for talks and posters)
Thursday, April 11, 2019 Abstracts Submission Deadline (for talks and posters)
Monday, April 15, 2019 Late Poster Submissions Open
Monday, May 6, 2019 Late Poster Submissions Deadline
Thursday, May 9, 2019 Talk and/or Poster Acceptance Notifications
Thursday, May 23, 2019 Late Poster Acceptance Notifications
Monday, July 22, 2019 Function SIG meeting at ISMB 2019

Function-SIG 2019 Keynote Speaker

Lucy Colwell
Google AI Research and Cambridge University

Talks are sought in, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Sequence, structure, function connection in proteins
  • Prediction of protein function
  • Evolution of function
  • Biocuration
  • Assessment of function prediction methods
  • Research related to the Critical Assessment of Function Annotation, or CAFA challenge

Programs from previous years

The Function-SIG meeting is funded, in part, by awards DBI-1458359 and DBI-1458477 from the US National Science Foundation.
In the past, the Function-SIG meetings were funded, in part, by R13 HG006079 and R13 HG007807 from the US National Institute of Health, as well as US Department of Energy grant DE-SC0006807TDD.