The IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM) has established itself as the premier research conference in bioinformatics and biomedicine. IEEE BIBM 20178 provides a leading forum for disseminating the latest research in bioinformatics and health informatics. It brings together academic and industrial scientists from computer science, biology, chemistry, medicine, mathematics and statistics.


Bioinformatics and Computational Biology of Molecular Structure, Function and Evolution

  • · Evolution, Phylogeny, Comparative Genomics
  • · Protein/RNA Structure, Function and Interactions
  • · 3D genome

Computational Systems Biology

  • · Pathway Analysis
  • · Biological Network Analysis
  • · Interactomics
  • · Gene Expression and Regulation
  • · Post-translational Modifications
  • · Alternative Splicing
  • · Non-coding RNA Analysis

Next Generation Sequencing and High-throughput Methods

  • · Next-Gen Sequencing
  • · Microarray Data Analysis
  • · SNPs and Haplotype Analysis, GWAS, Personalized Genomics
  • · Transcriptomics
  • · Metabolomics
  • · Proteomics
  • · Epigenomics

Cheminformatics and pharmacogenomics

  • · Cheminformatics and Computer-Aided Drug Design
  • · Molecular Docking
  • · Molecular Modeling
  • · Pharmacogenomics

Cross-Cutting Computational Methods and Bioinformatics Infrastructure

  • · Biomedical Text Mining and Ontologies
  • · Biological Data Mining and Visualization
  • · Computational Modeling and Data Integration
  • · AI and Machine Learning Methods in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics
  • · Big Data Analytics in Biology and Medicine
  • · High Performance Computing

Medical Informatics and Bioinformatics of Disease

  • · Biomedical Intelligence, Clinical Data Analysis, and Electronic Health Record
  • · Precision Medicine
  • · Biomedical Signal/Image Analysis
  • · Genome-Phenome Analysis
  • · Biomarker Discovery
  • · Pathogen bioinformatics

Healthcare Informatics

  • · Healthcare Knowledge Representation & Reasoning
  • · Health Data Acquisition, Analysis and Mining
  • · Healthcare Information Systems
  • · Consumer Informatics
  • · Clinical Decision Support and Informatics

Event Calendar

Aug 25

Electronic submission of full papers

Oct 6

Notification of paper acceptance

Nov 3

Camera-ready of accepted papers

Nov 5

Poster submission

Nov 15

Deadline for Student Travel Awards

Dec 3-6


Important dates

Student Travel Awards

Thanks for the NSF and IEEE Life Science Technical Committee support, the IEEE BIBM 2018 will offer some student travel awards to student authors. The application deadline is November 15. The submission url will be announced soon.

  • 1. Paper id and title
  • 2. Name, affiliation, and support letter from advisor or dept chair.
  • 3. Fully paid conference registration receipt (all applicants need to register the conference in order to apply for the student travel award, the application won’t be considered without a paid registration).


IEEE BIBM 2018 conference will take place at the hotel NH Collection Madrid Eurobuilding from December 3-6, 2018. The hotel is in the city's financial district, minutes from Paseo de la Castellana, one of the city's main avenues surrounded by restaurants and boutiques

IEEE BIBM 2018 Anti-Harassment policies

RIEEE prohibits discrimination, harassment, and bullying against any person for any reason -for example, because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religion, gender, sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity, appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you experience any discrimination or harassment during the conference events, please report to the onsite IEEE staffs immediately.


Registration Includes: Proceedings, coffee breaks, tutorials, workshops, lunches, and banquet. Student Registration Includes: Proceedings, coffee breaks, tutorials, workshops, and lunches. Banquet tickets could be purchased separately.