[AISWorld] Call for Papers: AMCIS2013: Minitrack: Pharmacoinformatics for the improvement of pharmaceutical services and drug discovery
tagelsir.gasmelseid at gmail.com
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19th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2013)
Hyper-connected World: Anything Anywhere Anytime
Chicago, Illinois, USA
August 15-17, 2013.
Track: Health Information Systems/Technology (SIGHealth)
Call for Papers
Paper submission starts on: January 4, 2013
Paper submission ends on: February 22, 2013, 11:59 PM CST
MINI-TRACK: Pharmacoinformatics for the improvement of pharmaceutical
services and drug discovery
The advances of information systems and technologies and web-based
information sharing have raised expectations of healthcare organizations
with regards to the use of such systems for the improvement of healthcare
services. On the other hand, advances in information processing and
representation have also raised the prospects of pharmaceutical companies
to use advanced Pharmacoinformatics for protein engineering necessary for
the design of new drug entities, medicinal chemistry and molecular analysis
of therapeutics in pursuit of maximizing drug efficacy and minimizing
systemic toxicity and adverse events. Such developments suggest that
integrated approaches for the management of pharmacy information and
pharmacoinformatics applications are needed in order to enable all
stakeholders to benefit from the rapidly expanding knowledge of
pharmaceutical care services and potential drug and therapeutic targets.
The workshop on Pharmaco-Informatics for Drug Discovery aims to provide a
forum to share comprehensive techniques and approaches for the
establishment of efficient and intelligent pharmacoinformatics for the
improvement of pharmaceutical care services and drug discovery.
Research topics may include but are not limited to:
· Pharmacoinformatics: methodological and conceptualization
· The role of Pharmacoinformatics in improving pharmaceutical
· Intelligent pharmacoinformatics.
· Crowd sourcing data for Pharmacoinformatics from social networks.
· Data integration tools and analytical systems for
· Advanced Pharmacoinformatics applications for the improvement of
· Pharmacoinformatics for drug discovery.
· Generation of integrated pharmacoinformatics databases.
· Biomedical text mining for drug discovery pipeline.
· Pharmacoinformatics-based Rational design of drug combination.
· Pattern recognition and classification in translational research.
· Protein-protein interaction network analysis for disease.
Tagelsir Mohamed Gasmelseid, PhD.
College of Computer Sciences and Information Technology
King Faisal University, 31982 Al Ahsaa, Saudi Arabia.
tgasm at kfu.edu.sa
Jan 4, 2013 Paper submissions open on Bepress (new submission
system for AMCIS)
Feb 22, 2013 Deadline for paper submissions at 11:59 p.m. CST
April 17-19, 2013 Notification of paper acceptance
May 9, 2013 For accepted papers, camera-ready copy due
Instructions for authors and more information about the conference is
forthcoming on the conference website at http://amcis2013.aisnet.org/.
Tajelsir Mohamed Gasmelseid, Ph.D
Department of Computer Information Systems (*ABET ACCREDITED PROGRAM*)
College of Computer Sciences and IT
King Faisal University
Al Ahsaa 31982
e-mail: tgasm at kfu.edu.sa
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