Full paper programme now released

Key Dates


Bio-Ontologies: Knowledge in Biology provides a forum for discussion of the latest and most cutting-edge research in ontologies and more generally the organisation, presentation and dissemination of knowledge in biology. It has existed as a SIG at ISMB for 11 years now, making it one of the longest running.

We are interested in any formal or informal approach to organising, presenting and disseminating knowledge in biology.

We invite submissions on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to:

Bio-Ontologies is co-located with ISMB in Stockholm, Sweden.


The full programme will be released following the close of paper submission.

This year's keynote speaker will by Barend Mons.

This year's panel will be


Phillip Lord, Newcastle University
Susanna-Assunta Sansone, EBI
Nigam Shah, Stanford
Susie Stephens, Johnson & Johnson
Larisa Soldatova, University of Wales, Aberystwyth


15th May

This years programme has now been released.

3rd Feb

This years keynote has been announced as Barend Mons

10th Jan

This year, we have two new conference chairs, namely Larisa Soldatova and Susie Stephens