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Honorary Co-Chairs:

Heinz Engl, Austrian Academy of Sciences and University of Vienna, Austria
Rudolf Freund, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Amarnath Gupta, SDSC of the University of California San Diego, USA
Vladimir Marik, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Chris Sander, MSKCC - Computational Biology Center, USA
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

General Co-Chairs:

Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Roland Wagner, University of Linz, Austria

Organizing Chair:

Gabriela Wagner, DEXA Society, Austria (office@birdconf.org)

Poster Session Co-Chairs:

Djork-Arné Clevert, Signature Diagnostics, Germany
Roland Wagner, University of Linz, Austria

Workshop Co-Chairs:

Roland R. Wagner, University of Linz, Austria
Gerald Quirchmayr, University of South Australia, Australia

Program Committee Co-Chairs:

Josef Küng, University of Linz, Austria
Michal Linial, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Kristan Schneider, University of Vienna, Austria

Program Committee:

Werner Aigner, FAW, Austria
Fuat Akal, University of Basel, Switzerland
Tatsuya Akutsu, Kyoto University, Japan
Vasco Amaral, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Walid G. Aref, Purdue University, USA
Rubén Armańanzas Arnedillo, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Santosh Atanur, C-DAC, India
Brian Aufderheide, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, USA
Rolf Backofen, Universität Freiburg, Germany
Luis Bagatolli, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Peter Baumann, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Khalid Benabdeslem, University of Lyon1 - LIESP, France
Christian Blaschke, Bioalma Madrid, Spain
Jacek Blazewicz, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Brigitte Boeckmann, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
Andreas M. Boehm, Rudolf-Virchow-Center for Experimental Biomedicine, Germany
Veselka Boeva, Technical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Erik Bongcam-Rudloff, Uppsala University, Sweden
Anthony Bonner, University of Toronto, Canada
Roberta Bosotti, Nerviano Medical Science s.r.l., Italy
Timo Breit, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Bruno Buchberger, University of Linz, Austria
Philipp Bucher, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and, Switzerland
Rita Casadio, University of Bologna, Italy
Sňnia Casillas, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Silvana Castano, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Bulbul Chakravarti, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, USA
Belinda Chang, University of Toronto, Canada
Kun-Mao Chao, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Rosana Chehín, CONICET-Argentine, Argentina
Phoebe Chen, Deakin University, Australia
Cindy Chen, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Francis Y.L. Chin, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Bin Cui, Peking University, China
Coral del Val Muńoz, University of Granada, Spain
Sabine Dietmann, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health, Germany
Zhihong Ding, University of California, Davis, USA
Pierre Dönnes, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Switzerland
Arjan Durresi, Louisiana State University, USA
Silke Eckstein, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
Hans-Dieter Ehrich, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
Ingvar Eidhammer, The University of Bergen, Norway
Domenec Farre, Center for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Pedro Fernandes, Inst.Gulbenkian de Cięncia, Portugal
Jorge H. Fernandez, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Christoph M. Flamm, University of Vienna, Austria
Javier Forment Millet, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia,
Christoph M. Friedrich, Fraunhofer SCAI, Germany
Cornelius Frömmel, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Michal J. Gajda, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Poland
Rachelle Gaudet, Harvard University, USA
Zuzanne Gaudet, Harvard University, USA
Alejandro Giorgetti, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Aaron Golden, National University of Ireland, Ireland
Joaquin Goni, University of Navarra, Spain
Pawel Gorecki, Warsaw University, Poland
Georges Grinstein, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Hendrik Hache, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Javier Herrero, EMBL-EBI, UK
Volker Heun, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Chun-Hsi Huang, University of Connecticut, USA
Tao-Wie Huang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ela Hunt, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Lars Kaderali, University of Heidelberg, Viroquant Research Group Modeling, Germany
Sami Khuri, San Jose State University, USA
Ju Han Kim, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
Erich Peter Klement, University of Linz, Austria
Lubos Klucar, Slovak Academy of Science, Slovakia
Anton HJ Koning, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Hanka Kozankiewicz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Martin Krallinger, National Center of Cancer Research (CNIO), Spain
Stefan Kramer, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Michal Krátký, Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
David Kreil, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Austria
Arun Krishnan, Keio University, Japan
Tony Kusalik, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Gorka Lasso-Cabrera, University of Wales Swansea, UK
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Virginia Tech, USA
Jorge Amigo Lechuga, Centro Nacional de Genotipado, Spain
Marc F. Lensink, SCMBB, Belgium
Guohui Lin, University of Alberta, Canada
Xuemin Lin, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Stefano Lise, University College London, UK
Elio Masciari, ICAR-CNR, Universitŕ della Calabria, Italy
Patrick May, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Shannon McWeeney, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Engelbert Mephu Nguifo, Université d'Artois, France
Henning Mersch, RWTH-Aachen, Germany
Aleksandar Milosavljevic, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Satoru Miyano, University of Tokyo, Japan
Francisco Montero, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain
Burkhard Morgenstern, University of Göttingen, Germany
Sach Mukherjee, University of Warwick, USA
Norbert Müller, University of Linz, Austria
Brendan Mumey, Montana State University, USA
Tim Nattkemper, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Jean-Christophe Nebel, Kingston University, UK
See Kiong Ng, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Vit Novacek, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Boris Novikov, University of St-Petersburg, Russia
Klaus Obermayer, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Bjorn Olsson, University of Skovde, Sweden
Allan Orozco, School of Medicine, UCR, Costa Rica
Jean Peccoud, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Jose M. Peńa, Linköping University , Sweden
Zhiyong Peng, Wuhan University, China
Francisco Pinto, ITQB, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Uwe Plikat, Novartis Pharma AG, Switzerland
Thomas Ploetz, University of Dortmund, Germany
Adam Podhorski, CEIT, Spain
Meikel Poess, Oracle Corporation, USA
C.V.S.Siva Prasad, Indian Institute of Information Technology, India
Steve Qin, University of Michigan, USA
Shoba Ranganathan, Macquarie University, Australia
Axel Rasche, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Dietrich Rebholz, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Peter Robinson, Humboldt-Universität, Germany
David Rocke, University of California, USA
Paolo Romano, National Cancer Research Institute (IST), Italy
Angel Rubio, CEIT, Spain
Cristina Rubio-Escudero, University of Granada, Spain
Victor Sabbia, Laboratorio de Organización y Evolución del Genoma, Uruguay
Hershel Safer, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Nick Sahinidis, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Yasubumi Sakakibara, Keio University, Japan
Meena K. Sakharkar, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Francisca Sánchez Jiménez, University of Málaga, Spain
Guido Sanguinetti, University of Sheffield, UK
Clare Sansom, Birkbeck College, London, UK
Roberto Santana, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Kengo Sato, Computational Biology Research Center, AIST, Japan
Kenji Satou, JAIST, Japan
Alexander Schliep, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Wolfgang Schreiner, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Torsten Schwede, University of Basel, Switzerland
Angel Sevilla Camins, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Denis Shestakov, University of Turku, Finland
Florian Sieker, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Tom Slezak, Lawrence Livermore National Lab L-174, USA
Sagi Snir, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Dimitri Soshnikov, Moscow Aviation Technical University, Microsoft Russia, Russia
Peter F. Stadler, University of Leipzig, Germany
Stefan Stanczyk, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Boris Steipe, University of Toronto, Canada
Olga Stepankova, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Ashish V Tendulkar, Kanwal Rekhi School of Information Technology, India
Todt Tilman, HAN University, Netherlands
Thodoros Topaloglou, University of Toronto, Canada
Todd Treangen, Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Oswaldo Trelles, University of Malaga, Spain
Elena Tsiporkova, R&D; Group, Flemish Radio & Television, Belgium
Tamir Tuller, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Dave Ussery, The Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Paul van der Vet, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Antoine H.C. van Kampen, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Maurice van Keulen, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Jean-Philippe Vert, Center for Computational Biology, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France
Allegra Via, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Susana Vinga, INESC-ID, Portugal
Peter Vojtáš, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Jens Volkert, University of Linz, Austria
Arndt von Haeseler, University of Vienna, Austria
Dirk Walther, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
Lusheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Georg Weiller, Australian National University, Australia
David Wild, University of Warwick, UK
Viacheslav Wolfengagen, JurInfoR-MSU Institute for Contemporary Education, Russia
Wolfram Wöß, Universit of Linz, Austria
Jinbo Xu, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, USA
Filip Zelezny, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Songmao Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Yifeng Zheng, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Xiaofeng Zhou, The University of Queensland, Australia
Yongluan Zhou, EPFL, Switzerland
Qiang Zhu, The University of Michigan, USA
Frank Gerrit Zoellner, University of Bergen, Norway
Moti Zviling, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel