A bioinformatics potpourri

Christian Schönbach*, Jinyan Li, Lan Ma, Paul Horton, Muhammad Farhan Sjaugi, Shoba Ranganathan

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The 16th International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) was held at Tsinghua University, Shenzhen from September 20 to 22, 2017. The annual conference of the Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network featured six keynotes, two invited talks, a panel discussion on big data driven bioinformatics and precision medicine, and 66 oral presentations of accepted research articles or posters. Fifty-seven articles comprising a topic assortment of algorithms, biomolecular networks, cancer and disease informatics, drug-target interactions and drug efficacy, gene regulation and expression, imaging, immunoinformatics, metagenomics, next generation sequencing for genomics and transcriptomics, ontologies, post-translational modification, and structural bioinformatics are the subject of this editorial for the InCoB2017 supplement issues in BMC Genomics, BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Systems Biology and BMC Medical Genomics. New Delhi will be the location of InCoB2018, scheduled for September 26-28, 2018.

Original languageEnglish
Article number920
Number of pages6
JournalBMC Genomics
Issue numberSuppl 1
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jan 2018
EventInternational Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB 2017) (16th : 2017) - Shenzhen, China
Duration: 20 Sep 201722 Sep 2017

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  • InCoB
  • International conference on bioinformatics
  • APBioNet
  • Asia-Pacific bioinformatics network


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