January 18, 2010
Dr. Dunker has been named as the second President of the non-profit
T. K. Li Distinguished Professor Dr. A. Keith Dunker
has been named as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the
non-profit academic society after President Borodovsky successfully
organized the society's annual meeting IJCBS in 2009. Dr. Dunker is the
founder of the Protein Trinity and Protein Disorder Concept and is the
currently Director of Indiana University Medical School Center for
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and Director of Bioinformatics
Programs of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis School of
Informatics. The new President, Vice-Presidents and Secretary-General
resume the responsibilities for operating the non-profit academic society
until the next election of the board of directors.
October 30, 2009.
PubMed, Medline, DBLP and major database inclusions of the society's
To ensure the scientific rigor and the highest-level
quality of official academic journals, the academic society selects our
editors, including Editor-in-Chief, and Editorial Members, from among the world’s
leading experts based on the following criteria:
• Demonstrated scientific leadership and innovation in developing and
implementing scientific, medical or engineering practices that achieve
significant impact on global science and technology advancement.
• Demonstrated independence and originality in his/her own research works
that significantly impact on global science and technology advancement.
• Demonstrated extraordinary intellectual merit, as it impacts all aspects
of the scope of peer-reviewed journal.
• Demonstrated significant contributions to the field of his/her expertise.
• Demonstrated extensive knowledge, expertise and skills in
inter/multi-disciplinary scientific, medical or engineering practice fields
relating to broader aims and scopes of peer-review journal.
• Demonstrated extraordinary ability and expert experience in evaluating
and judging all aspects of scholarly works within the scope of
• Demonstrated high professionalism, consistency, and unbiased judgment on
all papers submitted to peer-reviewed journal.
• One highest qualified individual is select for Editor-in-Chief of the
journal, a number of highly qualified individuals are selected for
Consulting Editors, Deputy Editors and Editorial Board Members
We are pleased to announce that ISIBM Fellow Dr. Mary Qu Yang of the United
States National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of
Health, Department of Health and Human Services was selected as
Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computational Biology and
Drug Design (IJCBDD) in 2007 and has been serving in this capacity to date.
Computational biology and drug design are interactive, fast developing,
synergistic fields that are impacting on the advancement of translational
medicine and improvement of human health. The journal is the first
peer-reviewed journal in the field. Dr. Yang is an internationally
recognized scientific leader and outstanding researcher in the field, she
and the editorial board have made significant contributions to promote the
emerging fields. The journal is fully indexed at PubMed, Medline, DBLP and
other major databases, and has achieved a leading international reputation.
October 30, 2009.
The society's annual conference in 2009.
Dr. Renzena Bajcsy, Member of United
States National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Member of
United States National Academy of Engineering, and Professor of University
of California at Berkeley; Dr. Michael S. Waterman, Member of United State
National Academy of Sciences, Fellow of American Academy of Arts and
Sciences, Academician of French Académie des Sciences and University
Professor of University of Southern California; and Dr. Joydeep Ghosh,
Schlumberger Centennial Chair Professor of University of Texas at Austin
served as Honorary General Chairs and Steering Committee Members of IJCBS
2009, the official annual conference of the non-profit academic society.
The conference received great success and attracted hundreds of scientists
and researchers world-wide. The proceedings of the conference are indexed
at EI, Inspec, IEEE Xplore and other databases. Drs. Joe Zhang, Guo-zheng
Li and Jack Y. Yang served as Co-Editors of the IEEE proceedings book. Selected
papers are also published at the society's affiliated journal issues such
as the International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design
(IJCBDD), BMC Systems Biology, BMC Genomics, and International Journal of
Functional Informatics and Personalized Medicine (IJFIPM). Drs. Mingyu You,
Guo-zheng Li and Mary Yang served as
Co-Editors of IJFIPM V2N3 and Drs.
Ada Chen, Nazeih Botros and Mary Yang served as Co-Editors of IJFIPM V2N4.
The conference is also supported by United States National Science
Foundation (PI: Mary Qu Yang).
Dr. Jack Y. Yang has been elected as Chair of the Board of Directors by
ISIBM Fellows (October 15th, 2007).
The "Fellow" grade of ISIBM membership is conferred by the ISIBM
Board of Directors upon recommendation by the Fellow Promotion Committee
after a strict nomination and approval process, based upon an individual's
outstanding contributions to the field of intelligent biology and medicine.
Selection to the position of an ISIBM Fellow by his/her peer professionals
worldwide signifies recognition of a member's outstanding achievements in
the field, and his/her proven record of accomplishments.
Every 6 years, Fellows elect the Board of Directors and a chairperson of
Board of Directors. The Board of Directors names the society's president
who is chief executive officer of the academic society.
ISIBM Fellow Dr. Jack Y. Yang of Harvard University in Cambridge has been
elected by Fellows of ISIBM on October 15th 2007 to be the Chair of the
Board of Directors of the academic society. Effective immediately Dr. Yang
will coordinate the board of directors until the next election in 2013.
"We are excited about the expertise and solid reputation of Dr. Yang
who is a nationally and internationally well known specialist in the
field", said Dr. Hamid R. Arabnia, Executive Vice-President of the
society and a Professor of University of Georgia, Dr. Yang is famous for
his initiatives and seminal research in integrating intelligent computing
with genomics to solve significant personalized medical problems. His
expertise and wisdom will be a valuable asset to the society".
The Board of Directors then named Dr. Mark Borodovksy as the president and
chief executive officer of the society. Dr. Borodovsky is the creator of
the GeneMark program, and founder of the Georgia Institute of Technology
Bioinformatics Ph.D. Program. He is a Distinguished Regents' Professor and
Director of Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics at Georgia
Tech. The president and Vice-Presidents are responsible for operating the
non-profit academic society.