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Table of Contents: PLOS Computational Biology: Stories from the Road: ISCB Student Council Collection

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For the past 10 years the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) Student Council has provided events and activities to help support and encourage young budding scientists. This article series, written by past and present student council members, shares some of the trials and tribulations of the ISCB student community. The articles are designed to document the progress of the Student Council, instruct others on what to do (and what not to) when planning activities, and encourage future generations of students to build and maintain a thriving student community.

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Messages from ISCB

Soft Skills: An Important Asset Acquired from Organizing Regional Student Group Activities

Jeroen de Ridder, Pieter Meysman, Olugbenga Oluwagbemi, Thomas Abeel

Learn from the Best

Virginie Bernard, Sebastian J. Schultheiss, Magali Michaut

Paving the Way Towards a Successful and Fulfilling Career in Computational Biology

Olugbenga Oluwagbemi, Marion Adebiyi, Segun Fatumo, Geoff Macintyre

Crossing Borders for Science

Sebastian J. Schultheiss, Joshua SungWoo Yang, Wataru Iwasaki, Shu-Hsi Lin, Angela Jean, Magali Michaut

Workshops: A Great Way to Enhance and Supplement a Degree

Segun Fatumo, Sayane Shome, Geoff Macintyre

Building the Future of Bioinformatics through Student-Facilitated Conferencing

Kavisha Ramdayal, Miranda D. Stobbe, Tarun Mishra, Magali Michaut

The Spirit of Competition: To Win or Not To Win

Teresa Szczepinska, Wataru Iwasaki, Thomas Abeel

Explain Bioinformatics to Your Grandmother!

Virginie Bernard, Magali Michaut