Missouri Informatics Symposium 2015

April 27, 2015 - Bond Life Science Building Monsanto Auditorium

April 28, 2015 - School of Medicine Acuff Auditorium

Presented by MUII GSA

Call for Abstracts

2015 Missouri Informatics Symposium (MIS2015)


April 27-28 2015, Columbia, MO, USA


The Missouri Informatics Symposium organization committee is pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for a poster for the 4th annual Missouri Informatics Symposium (MIS2015), which will take place on April 27-28 at the University of Missouri–Columbia. This year’s theme is "ONE HEALTH: Informatics in Medicine, Veterinary, and Plant Science". All submissions will be acknowledged on receipt.

Big data analytics for informatics applications, clinical informatics, personalized medicine and translational bioinformatics, next generation sequencing data analysis, bioinformatics, health informatics, nursing informatics, geoinformatics, statistics, quantitative research, qualitative research, mixed methods research, or innovative evidence-based projects are eligible for podium or poster presentation.

Residents, nurses, biologists, computer scientists, engineers, economists, informatics researchers, geographers, agriculture scientists, animal scientists, statisticians, and librarians-archivists can submit abstracts and deliver formal presentations in front of the MIS audience.

The MIS organization committee also encourages undergraduate students to participate in the Informatics Symposium with poster abstracts related to Informatics.

Relevant Topics

  1. Big Data Analytics for Informatics
  2. Translational Bioinformatics and Personalized Medicine
  3. Next Generation Sequencing Data Analytics
  4. Computational genomics, structure, function and system biology
  5. Clinical Informatics
  6. Geographic Informatics

Poster Competition

Posters will be reviewed for scientific rigor and significance to Informatics and judged by a panel of judges from the Missouri Informatics Symposium Program Committees. Prizes will be awarded to the best entries/presentations. The judges will listen to a brief presentation and select the winning posters based on effectively demonstrating a principle that fits into the purpose of the symposium, quality and effectiveness of the presentation, and research impact. Graduate and undergraduate students as well as post-docs are eligible for the poster competition.

Student Travel Awards

  • Undergraduate Student Travel Award
  • Graduate Student Travel Award

Conference Committee

Abstract Submission

Please submit a title with an abstract of 250 words through the online submission system (Easy Chair). Selected abstracts will be asked to give a 5-minute oral presentation as well as a poster presentation at the conference.

Key Dates

  • Submission Deadline:
    April 15, 2015
  • Notification of Acceptance:
    April 17, 2015
  • Registration Deadline:
    April 20, 2015
  • Conference:
    April 27-28, 2015
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