Welcome to InSyB2018

2nd International Symposium on Bioinformatics

Advancing Bioinformatics: The Future of Life Sciences

December 20-21, 2018
Perdana University, Serdang - Malaysia

Keynote & Plenary Speakers

Prof. N. Srinivasan
KeynoteProf. N. Srinivasan
Molecular Biophysics Unit
Indian Institute of Science
Prof. R. Sowdhamini
KeynoteProf. R. Sowdhamini
National Centre for Biological Sciences
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Assoc. Prof.<br>Dr Zeti Azura<br>M Hussein
PlenaryAssoc. Prof.
Dr Zeti Azura
M Hussein
Deputy Director
Institute of Systems Biology (INBIOSIS)
Dr Pawel Suwinski
PlenaryDr Pawel Suwinski
Clinical Geneticist
Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad
Dr Effirul Ikhwan Ramlan
PlenaryDr Effirul Ikhwan Ramlan
Senior Lecturer
Department Of Artificial Intelligence. Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya
Dr Sorayya <br>Malek
PlenaryDr Sorayya
Senior Lecturer
Bioinformatics Department, Institute of Biological Sciences , University of Malaya

Call for Abstracts:
Oral and Poster Presentations

Accepted abstracts will be published online as an e-proceeding, and selected presentations may be invited for full paper submission as invited papers.


International Symposium on Bioinformatics

MyBioInfoNet and Perdana University will be hosting the Second International Symposium on Bioinformatics 2018 (InSyB2018) at Perdana University from 20-21 December 2018. This symposium aims to spread awareness and development of bioinformatics in Asia Pacific. The first InSyB (InSyB2017) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. InSyB is the sister event of the bigger conference on Bioinformatics – the International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) organised by Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet).

Target Participants

  • Students (Undergraduates/Postgraduates)
  • Postdocs
  • Academics and researchers
  • Industry Partners


  • Big data in biology: analytics, machine learning methods and data sets
  • Genome and proteome manipulation
  • Bioimaging
  • High through-put omics and imaging platforms
  • Bioinformatics models, methods & algorithms
  • Immunoinformatics
  • Biological sequence analysis
  • Medical and Health informatics
  • Bio-ontology and semantics
  • Metabolomics
  • Data mining and biomedical knowledge discovery
  • Metagenomics
  • Database management
  • Microarray analysis
  • Drug design and discovery
  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • Genetics of cell differentiation & reprogramming
  • Population Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Structural bioinformatics
  • Scalable data storage
  • Synthetic biology
  • Workflow and Knowledge Management
  • Systems biology

Programs Schedule & Information

Program Schedule

Day 1: Thursday

8:30-9:30 am Registration & Morning Tea
Room 1, Room 2
9:30-9:45 am Opening Address
9:45-10:45 am Keynote
10:45-11.15 am MoU Signing
11:15-12:00 pm Plenary I
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30-3:30 pm Talks
3:30-4:15 pm Coffee Break
4:15-5:00 pm Plenary II

Day 2: Friday

8:30-9:30 am Registration & Morning Tea
Room 1, Room 2
9:30-10:15 am Plenary III
10:15-11:45 am Talks
11:45-1:15 pm Lunch & Poster Session
1:30-2:00 pm Plenary IV
2:00-3:00 pm Keynote II
3:00-4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00-5:00 pm Panel Discussion
5:00-5:15 pm Closing Address
5:15-5:30 pm Photo Session

Important Dates

Key Dates

Mark Your Calendar

Registration & Abstract Submission

Registration & Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Deadline

Abstract Submission Deadline

26 November 2018
Announcement of Abstract & Poster Acceptance

Announcement of Abstract & Poster Acceptance

1 December 2018


20-21 December 2018

Registration Fee and Payment Method


MYR 80
  • USD 20

  • 2 Days Symposium
  • for Oral/Poster Presentation


MYR 180
  • USD 45

  • 2 Days Symposium
  • for Oral/Poster Presentation


MYR 280
  • USD 68

  • 2 Days Symposium
  • for Oral/Poster Presentation


The symposium registration includes a symposium kit and light refreshments (please note that lunch is not provided).

Kindly proceed to make the payment via your preferred method as soon as possible in order to secure a seat.

  1. Students, academic and researcher staff are required to produce their ID (scanned copy) and email the proof of payment to insyb2018@mybioinfonet.org
  2. A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of your payment.
  3. There is no refund for cancellation but a replacement is welcomed.

Payment Information

For Online Payment/Telegraphic Transfer/Cheque:

Account Name


Account No.

: 8001539175

Bank Address

: CIMB Bank Berhad, Plaza Damansara Branch, Ground Floor, Menara SBB 83,
  Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.

Swift Code


Please add special annotation in your payment details: “InSyB 2018”, “Participant's name”

Venue & Accommodation

Information about the venue and accommodations nearby the symposium venue.

Interested to become a Partner or Sponsor?

InSyB2018 Partners and Sponsors

Inc. 5000
Inc. 5000
Inc. 5000

MyBioinfoNet is a non-profit organization dedicated for bioinformatics in Malaysia

Contact Us

Perdana University, Block B and D1, MAEPS Building, MARDI Complex, Jalan MAEPS Perdana, 43400 Serdang, Selangor

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