SIGBio - Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics


The ACM Special Interest Group on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Biomedical Informatics (SIGBio) bridges computer science, mathematics, statistics with biology and biomedicine. The mission of ACM SIGBio is to improve our ability to develop advanced research, training, and outreach in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Biomedical Informatics by stimulating interactions among researchers, educators and practitioners from related multi-disciplinary fields.


SIGBio Benefits for FY 2018:

Member Benefits provided to SIGBio Members:

  • Subscription to SIGBio newsletter, published three times per year (online)
  • Reduced registration at conferences and workshops sponsored by SIGBio
  • Reduced registration at conferences in cooperation with SIGBio
  • Access to the following content in the ACM Digital Library:
    • Proceedings of conferences sponsored by SIGBio
    • SIGBio Newsletter
    • Proceedings of conferences and workshops in cooperation with
    • SIGBio
  • SIGBio-MEMBERS email list

Community Benefits provided by SIGBio:

  • Sponsorship of ACM-BCB conference and other ACM Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and health Informatics-related conferences and workshops
  • SIGBio Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards at the ACM-BCB conference
  • SIGBio PhD dissertation repository
  • Bioinformatics-ANNOUNCEMENTS email list for accessibility related information and events
  • SIGBio Scholarship in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Heath Informatics supporting practitioners, researchers, members of advocacy groups, and individuals with disabilities who are interested in the field of Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Heath Informatics, to actively participate in the ACM-BCB conference and gain experience and knowledge from interacting with experts in the field
  • SIGBio website