Conference Pictures

Abstract Book

The abstract book of the conference can be downloaded here.

Archiving Abstracts and Presentations

Presentation slides, posters and abstracts of posters and oral presentations can be uploaded to the Nature Precedings.

Meeting Purpose

The 3rd International Biocuration Conference will provide a forum for curators and developers of biological databases to discuss their work, promote collaboration, and foster a sense of community in this active and growing area of research. Furthermore, we will introduce the newly formed International Society for Biocuration (ISB). Participants from academia, government, and industry interested in the methods and tools employed in biocuration are encouraged to attend.


Focus Areas

Plenary Speakers

  • Supporting and Encouraging Community Deposition and Annotation
  • Community Curation
  • Literature Collection and Curation
  • Genome Sequence Annotation and Comparative Genomics
  • Standards, Controlled Vocabularies and Ontologies  
  • Functional Genomics Data Curation
  • Official launch of the International Society for Biocuration (ISB)
Janet Thornton
Director of the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI)
Jim Ostell
Chief of the Information Engineering Branch
at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
Philip Bourne
Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California San Diego

Travel Fellowship

The 3rd International Biocuration Conference will provide travel fellowships to help students to attend the conference.
Detailed information about the application procedure you will find here.


Past Biocuration Meetings

1st International Biocurator Meeting December 8-11, 2005, Asilomar, California, USA

2nd International Biocuration Meeting October 25-28, 2007, San Jose, California, USA


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