Bioinformatics research in the Asia Pacific

a 2007 update

Shoba Ranganathan*, Michael Gribskov, Tin Wee Tan

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Abstract

We provide a 2007 update on the bioinformatics research in the Asia-Pacific from the Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet), Asia's oldest bioinformatics organisation set up in 1998. From 2002, APBioNet has organized the first International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) bringing together scientists working in the field of bioinformatics in the region. This year, the InCoB2007 Conference was organized as the 6th annual conference of the Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network, on Aug. 27-30, 2007 at Hong Kong, following a series of successful events in Bangkok (Thailand), Penang (Malaysia), Auckland (New Zealand), Busan (South Korea) and New Delhi (India). Besides a scientific meeting at Hong Kong, satellite events organized are a pre-conference training workshop at Hanoi, Vietnam and a post-conference workshop at Nansha, China. This Introduction provides a brief overview of the peer-reviewed manuscripts accepted for publication in this Supplement. We have organized the papers into thematic areas, highlighting the growing contribution of research excellence from this region, to global bioinformatics endeavours.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberS1
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalBMC Bioinformatics
Volume9
Issue numberSuppl. 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventAsia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network Annual Conference (6th : 2007) - Hong Kong
Duration: 27 Aug 200730 Aug 2007

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