Workshop on Parallel Computational Biology, Gdansk, Poland, September 9-12, 2007

17.09.2007 We are waiting for cammera ready papers! Deadline is October 15, 2007.
07.08.2007 Preliminary program of PPAM 2007 (including PBC Workshop) is vailable:
15.06.2007 Because we still have not received all reviews we are forced to postpone the acceptance notification.
24.04.2007 Following several requests we have decided to extend submission deadline. All papers should be submitted before May 9, 2007 (23:59 CEST).
18.02.2007 Paper submission is now open.
02.10.2006 1st Call for Papers is now available.
29.09.2006 Programme committee has been announced.

PBC 2007 Papers

  1. Protein similarity search with subset seeds on a dedicated reconfigurable hardware. Pierre Peterlongo, Laurent Noe, Dominique Lavenier, Gilles Georges, Julien Jacques, Gregory Kucherov, Mathieu Giraud
  2. Parallel Multiprocessor Approaches to the RNA Folding Problem. Etienne Ogoubi, David Pouliot, Marcel Turcotte, Abdelhakim Hafid
  3. High Throughput Comparison of Prokaryotic Genomes. Luciana Carota, Lisa Bartoli, Piero Fariselli, Pier L. Martelli, Ludovica Montanucci, Giorgio Maggi, Rita Casadio
  4. Parallel DNA Sequence Alignment on the Cell Broadband Engine. Adrianto Wirawan, Kwoh Chee Keong, Bertil Schmidt
  5. A Parallel Classification and Feature Reduction Method for Biomedical Applications. Mario R. Guarracino, Salvatore Cuciniello, Davide Feminiano
  6. Applying SIMD Approach to Whole Genome Comparison on Commodity Hardware. Arpith Jacob, Marcin Paprzycki, Maria Ganzha, Sugata Sanyal

About PBC

PBC has been established in 2005 as a workshop accompanying PPAM Conference. From the very beginning its purpose is to provide an open forum for researchers from around the world to exchange their latest research findings in all aspects of parallel computational biology and bioinformatics.

Call for Papers

The first call for papers: PDF version PDF and Text version TXT (announced 2 Oct. 2006).

Paper Submission

The workshop consists of dedicated sessions containing selected papers. Papers are refereed and accepted on the basis of their originality, scientific merit and relevance to the Workshop topics.

Papers presented during Workshop are included into the proceedings of PPAM Conference and are published after the conference by Springer-Verlag in the LNCS series.


The only allowed format is Springer LaTeX style. To ensure reasonable quality and consistency of preparation, please be sure to adhere closely to the LNCS Author and Volume Editor Instructions. All papers should be prepared as a PDF or PS file, and should be submitted using the Paper Submission link. Papers should not exceed  8  10 pages.

Important Dates

Submission of Papers:
   Wednesday, May 9, 2007 (23:59 CEST)
   Sunday, April 29, 2007 (23:59 CEST)

Notification of Acceptance:
   Before Saturday, June 30, 2007
   Friday, June 15, 2007

   September 9-12, 2007

Camera-Ready Papers:
   October 15, 2007

Program Committee

Workshop Chairs:

Programme Chair:


PBC Archive Workshop Office

Jaroslaw Zola
Iowa State University
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2115 Coover Hall
Ames, Iowa 50011, USA

Phone: +1 515 294-5498
Fax: +1 515 294-8432