Registrations and abstract submissions are now open for our one day symposium focusing on the development and application of bioinformatics methods in cancer research.

About this event

The Bioinformatics in Cancer Research and Therapy Symposium is a virtual, one day research event that will be hosted by our Bioinformatics and Cancer Genomics Laboratory on 10 June 2021. The main focus of the symposium is on the development and application of bioinformatics methods in various areas of cancer research.

Invited speakers

Call for abstracts now open 

Presenters are invited to submit abstracts for their oral and e-poster presentations in any of the following themes:

Symposium themes

  1. Bioinformatics and cancer genomics – Bioinformatics methodology development for analysing cancer genomics data or biological discoveries made from the analysis of such data.
  2. Bioinformatics in cancer therapy – Successful application of bioinformatics, such as genome-wide expression and mutation profiling, in the development of novel cancer therapies such as immunotherapy.
  3. Single-cell genomics – Bioinformatics methodology development for analysing single-cell genomics data and the application of single-cell genomics in cancer studies.
  4. Machine learning and AI in cancer – The use of machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Submission guidelines

  • All abstracts should be submitted via email to
  • A word limit of 250 words applies for all abstracts
  • Abstracts/interest to present should be submitted by 10 April 2021
  • Authors should indicate if their abstract should be considered for either oral presentation, e-poster presentation or both
  • Indicate if the presenting author is a student

Key dates

  • Abstract submissions: 10 March 2021
  • Abstract submissions close: 10 April 2021
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: TBA
  • Symposium attendance registrations open: 10 March 2021book now
  • Symposium attendance registrations close: 9 June 2021
  • Symposium: 10 June 2021