The RECOMB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics invites submissions of papers, abstracts, and responses to the DREAM Challenges for the upcoming conference on November 12-15, 2012.


Important dates


Please note the following deadlines for participating in the conference:


  • Deadline for submission of full-length article papers
    September 7, 2012 at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time)

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts
    September 7, 2012 at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time).

  • Deadlines for participation in the DREAM challenges
    October 1 - November 1, 2012. See the DREAM website for details.


If your paper or abstract has been accepted for the conference, you will be notified on October 5, 2012.


Scores for some of the DREAM challenges will be released in mid-October. Results for the remainder of the challenges will be released at the conference.


DREAM challenges


DREAM 7 is a competition consisting of four challenges designed to test the strengths and weaknesses of reverse engineering methods. For more information about the DREAM challenges, please visit the DREAM Project.




We invite one-page abstracts, including both original unpublished work and work that has been published or accepted for publication by a high-impact journal between January 1 and November 1, 2012. Learn more about submitting an abstract.


Full-length papers


We invite full-length papers focusing either on research or theory. Selected papers for presentation in the conference will benefit from fast-track co-submission to Genome Research or the Journal of Computational Biology. Learn more about submitting a paper.


Top Ten Papers in Regulatory Genomics 2011


Please submit your nominations for the most influential papers in regulatory genomics published in 2011. First and last authors of the highest ranking papers will be honored at the upcoming conference and highlighted online.