Towards big data science in the decade ahead from ten years of InCoB and the 1st ISCB-Asia Joint Conference

Shoba Ranganathan*, Christian Schönbach, Janet Kelso, Burkhard Rost, Sheila Nathan, Tin W. Tan

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    Abstract

    The 2011 International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) conference, which is the annual scientific conference of the Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet), is hosted by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is co-organized with the first ISCB-Asia conference of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB). InCoB and the sequencing of the human genome are both celebrating their tenth anniversaries and InCoB's goalposts for the next decade, implementing standards in bioinformatics and globally distributed computational networks, will be discussed and adopted at this conference. Of the 49 manuscripts (selected from 104 submissions) accepted to BMC Genomics and BMC Bioinformatics conference supplements, 24 are featured in this issue, covering software tools, genome/proteome analysis, systems biology (networks, pathways, bioimaging) and drug discovery and design.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article numberS1
    Pages (from-to)1-4
    Number of pages4
    JournalBMC Bioinformatics
    Volume12
    Issue numberSUPPL. 13
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2011
    EventTenth International Conference on Bioinformatics. First ISCB Asia Joint Conference (InCoB/ISCB-Asia 2011): Bioinformatics - 2011 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Duration: 30 Nov 20112 Dec 2011

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