Great Lakes Bioinformatics (GLBIO) 2017: CompPopBio Lab Director Prof. Berger-Wolf will co-chair GLBIO 2017 conference with Prof. Tandy Warnow (UIUC). GLBIO 2017 will have a new format, with a mixture of Special Sessions (organized by the scientific community) in addition to the regular track. The tentative deadline for proposing special sessions is October 1, 2016; please see the call for special sessions for more information.