Biometrical Journal will publish a Special Issue related to ISCB 41 under the general theme Clinical Biostatistics in 2020’s 

Papers on any topic covered by the conference may be submitted with priority for those related to new methodological developments in:   Big Data, Clinical Trials Methodology, Multivariable Model Building, Statistical Models for Personalized Medicine in the Omics Era, Survival Analysis, and Statistical Challenges in Covid-19 research. 

The review process will follow the general reviewing principles of Biometrical Journal and will be handled by the Special Issue (SI) Guest Editors:

  • Michal Abrahamowicz (McGill, Montreal, Canada, Co-ordinating SI-Editor), 
  • Yingying Fan (USC, Los Angeles, USA), 
  • Krista Fischer (Tartu, Estonia), 
  • Ruth Keogh (LSHTM, London, UK), 
  • Toshiro Tango (Tokyo, Japan), 
  • Willi Sauerbrei (Freiburg, Germany). 

All papers have to be submitted via the online submission system of Biometrical Journal

To submit to the special issue, at login to MC (manuscript central), indicate at Step 1 that the submission is to a special issue, and at Step 4 of the submission process enter “ISCB 2020” in the Special Issue Information field.
Submitted manuscripts should comply with the instructions for authors of Biometrical Journal, at

The deadline for submission is 30 November 2020.