About

The Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society Inc or ABACBS (pronounced abacus) is the national scientific and professional society for bioinformatics and computational biology in Australia.

Our Aims

Bioinformatics and computational biology deal with the management, analysis and interpretation of biological information, especially at the molecular level.

The Australian Bioinformatics And Computational Biology Society (ABACBS, pron.ˈabəkəs) is focused on the science and profession of bioinformatics and computational biology in Australia.

ABACBS aims to

  • strengthen the science and profession
  • encourage and support students
  • provide representation and advocacy
  • promote interaction and awareness

of bioinformatics and computational biology.

Our Vision

The vision of ABACBS is

  • for people to understand why bioinformatics and computational biology are important
  • for excellence in the science and profession of bioinformatics and computational biology
  • for good career opportunities in bioinformatics and computational biology.

Our History

There has long been a high level of support for a professional society representing Australian bioinformaticians and computational biologists. 

ABACBS emerged from broad consultation with the Australian bioinformatics and computational biology community.

Our DETAILS

Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society Incorporated

ABN: 68 556 391 361

Postal Address: 
Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society
c/o The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research
1G Royal Parade
Parkville, VIC, 3052, Australia

Executive: committee@abacbs.org

Website/transaction support: support@abacbs.org

Conference committee: conference@abacbs.org

  ABACBS acknowledges the generous sponsorship of EMBL Australia

 

ABACBS acknowledges the generous sponsorship of EMBL Australia