Genomic signatures and gene networking: challenges and promises

Ke Zhang, Mehdi Pirooznia, Hamid R. Arabnia, Jack Y. Yang, Liangjiang Wang, Zuojie Luo, Youping Deng

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Abstract

This is an editorial report of the supplement to BMC Genomics that includes 15 papers selected from the BIOCOMP'10 - The 2010 International Conference on Bioinformatics & Computational Biology as well as other sources with a focus on genomics studies.BIOCOMP'10 was held on July 12-15 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The congress covered a large variety of research areas, and genomics was one of the major focuses because of the fast development in this field. We set out to launch a supplement to BMC Genomics with manuscripts selected from this congress and invited submissions. With a rigorous peer review process, we selected 15 manuscripts that showed work in cutting-edge genomics fields and proposed innovative methodology. We hope this supplement presents the current computational and statistical challenges faced in genomics studies, and shows the enormous promises and opportunities in the genomic future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberI1
JournalBMC Genomics
Volume12
Issue numberSUPPL. 5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 23 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Genetics

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