ISMB 2024: Evolution & Comparative Genomics COSI

ISMB 2024 July 12-16, 2024 Montreal, Quebec, Canada (in-person and virtual attendance)

The seventh edition of the EvolCompGen session will held on July 15-16, 2024, as part of the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference (ISMB 2024), that will take place on July 12-16, 2024 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (in-person and virtual attendance).

The COSI calls for paper and abstract submissions on topics of Evolution & Comparative Genomics including phylogeny, phylogenomics, comparative genomics, genome rearrangements, orthology, paralogy, recombination, lateral gene transfer, genome variation, population genomics, comparative epigenomics, epidemiology, cancer evolution genomics, genome annotation.

The goal of the track is to foster exchange and collaborations between developers and users of computational methods in evolution and comparative genomics within the ISCB.

The track will feature a mix of proceedings talks and contributed talks from the submitted abstracts. In addition, there will be a poster session. Talks can be on unpublished work or work published after January 1st 2021, and delivered by speakers at any career stage.

Grants to cover registration fees will be available for presenting students and postdocs. The procedure for application will be communicated to the relevant people in the talk/poster acceptance email.

Paper submission page : Starts : Monday, December 04, 2023. Deadline : Thursday, January 25, 2024.

Abstract submission page : Starts : Friday, January 26, 2024. Deadline : Friday, April 19, 2024.


  • Lars Arvestad (Stockholm University)
  • Edward Braun, Abstract co-chair (University of Florida)
  • Christophe Dessimoz (University of Lausanne & Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics)
  • Dannie Durand, Abstract advisor(Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Nadia El-Mabrouk, COSI co-chair (University of Montreal)
  • Wataru Iwasaki, Abstract advisor (University of Tokyo)
  • Katharina Jahn, Abstract co-chair (Free University of Berlin, Germany)
  • Alexey Markin, Webinars (Iowa State University, USA)
  • Erin Molloy, Area co-chair (University of Maryland, College Park)
  • Aida Ouangraoua, Communication and website (University of Sherbrooke)
  • Janani Ravi, COSI co-chair (Michigan State University)
  • Celine Scornavacca, Area co-chair (University of Montpellier, France)
  • Giltae Song, Award co-chair (Pusan National University)
  • Maureen Stolzer, Communication and website (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Louxin Zhang, Award co-chair (National University of Singapore)

More detailed information could be found at Keydates.

  • Call for Abstracts Opens: Friday, January 26, 2024
  • Abstracts Submission Deadline (for talks and posters): Friday, April 19, 2024
  • Late Poster Submissions Open: Monday, April 22, 2024
  • Talk and/or Poster Acceptance Notifications: Monday, May 13, 2024
  • Late Poster Submissions Deadline: Monday, May 20, 2024
  • Late Poster Acceptance Notifications: Tuesday, May 28, 2024
  • Call for Proceedings Opens: Monday, December 4, 2023
  • Proceedings Submission Deadline: Thursday, January 25, 2024
  • Conditional Acceptance Notification: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Revised Papers Deadline: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • Final Acceptance Notification: Tuesday, April 2, 2024
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