[PET] Call For Papers - PSB 2019 Special session on Biological Data Privacy

Erman Ayday erman at cs.bilkent.edu.tr
Mon Apr 9 14:31:56 BST 2018

> Dear Colleagues,
> We are accepting paper submissions for the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB) Special Session on "When biology gets personal: Hidden challenges of Privacy and Ethics in Biological Big Data". Please see below a list of relevant topics.
> Submissions can be made through the main conference website. http://psb.stanford.edu/psb-online/psb-submit. [1]
> The deadline is August 6, 2018. PSB key dates are listed at https://psb.stanford.edu/keydates/
> For more information on the special session, please visit our website at http://homes.gersteinlab.org/people/gg487/PSB.html
> Examples of topics within the scope of this session include but are not limited to:
> * Quantification of private information leakage in data taken from genomics, proteomics, metagenomics, bioimaging, biosensors, and personal health trackers
> * Privacy-preserving analysis and computation on biological data
> * Re-identification attacks against biological databases and counter-measures to protect individuals' sensitive information
> * Privacy enhancing techniques and file-formats for data sharing
> * Ethical, legal issues and policy efforts in biological data sharing
> * Storage and safety of biological data
> * Application of privacy and cryptography measures to the protection of biological data
> * Methods balancing openness of biological data and protection of individuals' sensitive information
> We look forward to seeing you at PSB 2019! Please feel free to spread the word.
> Sincerely,
> Session Organizers  
> Gamze Gursoy, Steven E. Brenner, Arif O. Harmanci, Haixu Tang and Erman Ayday

[1] http://psb.stanford.edu/psb-online/psb-submit.
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