posted by organizer: kcwong || 2500 views || tracked by 2 users: [display]

Epistasis 2019 : Call For Book Chapters: Epistasis: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer (USA)


When Oct 31, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
Where N/A
Submission Deadline Oct 31, 2019
Notification Due Dec 31, 2019
Final Version Due Jan 31, 2020
Categories    bioinformatics   computational biology   biostatistics   genetics

Call For Papers

Call For Book Chapters: "Epistasis: Methods and Protocols", Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer (USA)

As commissioned by Prof. John Walker, we would like to invite you to contribute a book chapter for our upcoming volume entitled “Epistasis: Methods and Protocols” in the prestigious "Methods in Molecular Biology" series to be published by Springer(USA). The volume will be available both in print and in ebook format by 2020 with Springer(USA).

Sample Book Chapter

The goal of this volume is to summarize the state-of-the-art methodology steps in the computational or wet-lab methods for epistasis. Topics of interest include (but not limited to):

Experimental Methods
Double Mutant Cycles
Synthetic genetic arrays (SGA)
diploid based Synthetic Lethality Analysis of Microarrays (dSLAM)
Epistatic MiniArray Profiles (E-MAPs)
Pombe Epistasis Mapper (PEM) System
Combinatorial RNA interference
High-Throughput Sequencing Technologies
Next-Generation Sequencing
Third-Generation Sequencing
Statistical Methods
Statistical Testing
eQTL Mapping
Multifactor dimensionality reduction
Genetic Interaction Network Analysis
High-order Epistatic Mapping
Computational Methods
Epistasis Simulation
Epistasis Visualization
Machine Learning
Deep Learning and AI
Computational Acceleration (e.g. GPU, TPU, ASIC, and FPGA…)
Cloud Computing
High-Performance Computing
Integration and Examples
Data Source and Integration
Software Engineering
Translational Research
Other Topics

Each contributed chapter is expected to present a method or protocol with parameter details for epistasis.
Each book chapter should only contain 7 sections: Abstract, Introduction, Materials, Methods, Notes, Acknowledgement, References
A sample book chapter is available at:

Note that there will be NO publication fees or other hidden fees for accepted chapters.
There is not any limit on figures and tables.

Important Dates
Chapter submission deadline 2019-10-31
Chapter review notification 2019-12-31
Final version deadline 2020-01-31

Sample Book Chapter:

All submissions should be done via our secured open conference system:

For accepted book chapters, please fill in the author consent form:

Thanks for your attention.

Ka-Chun Wong
PhD (University of Toronto, 2015)
Assistant Professor at City University of Hong Kong
wkc AT cs DOT toronto DOT edu
kc DOT w AT cs DOT cityu DOT edu DOT hk

Related Resources

Journal Special Issue 2019   Machine Learning on Scientific Data and Information
CPCS 2020   Call for Chapters: Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems: Threats and Defenses
ICSS 2019   5th International Conference on Software Security
IJCMHS 2020   International Journal of Computational Methods in Heritage Science - First call for 2020
BICOB 2020   12th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Call for a CRC Press book chapter 2020   Big Data Analytics in Supply Chain Management: Theory and Applications
IJMPICT 2019   International Journal of Managing Public Sector Information and Communication Technologies
IGI-BOOK on Semantic Computing 2020   Call for Chapters: Advanced Concepts, Methods, and Applications in Semantic Computing
ICNP 2019   The 27th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols
VLSIA 2019   5th International Conference on VLSI and Applications