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7th International Biocuration Conference

April 6-9, 2014 -- Toronto, Canada

Abstracts Due: February 10, 2014

Biocuration 2014 will provide a forum for trainees, biocurators, investigators, clinicians and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaboration and foster a sense of community in this very active and growing area of research. Participants from academia, government and industry interested in the methods and tools employed in curation of biological and medical data are encouraged to attend. While a number of speakers have been invited, please note that the majority of oral presentations will be drawn from openly submitted abstracts.


The proposed 2014 conference sessions and workshops will address the following challenges in biocuration:

  • Automated Function Prediction (workshop)
  • Big Data Curation: Dealing with supplementary data (workshop)
  • Biocreative Text Mining (workshop)
  • Biological and Clinical Ontologies (session)
  • Clinical Annotations (session)
  • Data Integration and Data Sharing (session)
  • Functional Annotations (session)
  • Microbial Informatics (session)
  • Phenotype (workshop)
  • Social Tools for publishing and curation (workshop)


  • Dr. Tim Hubbard, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
  • Dr. Suzanna Lewis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Dr. Patricia Babbitt, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3)
  • Dr. Lincoln Stein, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research


7th International Biocuration Conference


Online registration is now open


Submit your abstract for presentation (poster or talks only)

Posted to the GMOD News on 2014/01/17