ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM
DIMACS/BioMaPS/MB Center Special Focus on Information Processing in Biology
The DNA Barcode Data Analysis
Developing Tools for a New Generation of Biodiversity Data
DIMACS, in partnership with the Data Analysis Working Group (DAWG) of the Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL), solicits the submission of abstracts for presentation at a workshop at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris on 6-8 July 2006. Approximately 30 abstracts will be selected for inclusion in the workshop agenda by the DAWG Steering Committee. Preference will be given to abstracts submitted by graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty and researchers in the early stages of their careers.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is 2 June 2006. Abstracts and the accompanying information specified below should be emailed as attachments to Lindac@dimacs.rutgers.edu. Please name the file you submit using the following convention: DAWGAbst – LastName.
REVIEW CRITERIA AND PROCESS:
The DAWG Steering Committee will review all submitted abstracts and will inform all applicants of decisions by June 23, 2006. The Committee will accept abstracts for inclusion in the workshop using the following criteria:
Abstracts should be prepared with Microsoft Word and should fit on a single page (either letter size or A4) with 1” margins using Times New Roman 11 point font.
The following sections should be included in each abstract:
Please provide the following information in the same document file as the abstract.
Graduate student ___ Year of anticipated completion of Ph.D. ____
Postdoctoral fellow ___ Year of receipt of Ph.D. ____
Faculty member/Researcher ___ Year of receipt of Ph.D. ____
Will you require travel support in order to participate in the Paris workshop? YES ____ NO ____
Please note: SUBMISSION OF THIS ABSTRACT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED A REQUEST FOR TRAVEL SUPPORT.
If you will require travel support, you must submit a separate application (see http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/Workshops/DNABarcode/travelsupport.html