The Computational Modeling of Biological Systems (SysMod) Community of Special Interest (COSI) of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) external-link is a forum for discussion about the combined use of systems biology modeling and bioinformatics to understand biology and disease. SysMod encompasses all methods used in bioinformatics and systems biology, as well as all biological systems and all applications areas. The main activities of SysMod include an annual meeting at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB external-link) conference organized by the ISCB and an online forum external-link.

Annual meeting

4th Annual SysMod at ISMB / ECCB 2019 in Basel, Switzerland

The main activity of SysMod is an annual 1-day meeting at the annual Intelligent Systems in Molecular Biology (ISMB external-link) conference organized by the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB external-link). The meeting is a forum for discussion about the integration of systems biology and bioinformatics. The meetings include keynote talks, contributed talks, and poster sessions. The fourth annual SysMod meeting external-link will take place in July 2019 in Basel at the ISMB/ECCB conference external-link. Please see the meeting page for more information

Google Group

The SysMod Google Group is an forum for discussion among systems biologists and bioinformaticians. Please visit Google Groups external-link to join.


The fourth annual SysMod meeting 🔗 will be held in July 2019 during the ISMB/ECCB conference in Basel external-link.

Twitter feed


Matteo Barberis external-link
University of Surrey, UK

Marc Birtwistle external-link
Clemson University, US

Claudine Chaouiya external-link
Gulbenkian Science Institute, PT

Andreas Dräger external-link
University of Tübingen, DE

Jan Hasenauer external-link
Helmholtz Zentrum München, DE

Tomáš Helikar external-link
University of Nebraska–Lincoln, US

Jonathan Karr external-link
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US

María Rodríguez Martínez external-link
IBM, Zurich Research Laboratory, CH

Julio Saez-Rodriguez external-link
University of Heidelberg, DE

Juilee Thakar external-link
University of Rochester, US

Coordinator alumni

Laurence Calzone external-link
Curie Institute, Paris, France

Nicolas Le Novère external-link