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Volume 11 Supplement 12

Proceedings of the 11th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) 2010


Edited by Kam D Dahlquist

The 11th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) 2010. Go to conference site.

Boston, MA, USA9-10 July 2010

  1. Since the introduction of next-generation DNA sequencers the rapid increase in sequencer throughput, and associated drop in costs, has resulted in more than a dozen human genomes being resequenced over the las...

    Authors: Brian D O’Connor, Barry Merriman and Stanley F Nelson
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 12):S2
  2. Clouds and MapReduce have shown themselves to be a broadly useful approach to scientific computing especially for parallel data intensive applications. However they have limited applicability to some areas suc...

    Authors: Judy Qiu, Jaliya Ekanayake, Thilina Gunarathne, Jong Youl Choi, Seung-Hee Bae, Hui Li, Bingjing Zhang, Tak-Lon Wu, Yang Ruan, Saliya Ekanayake, Adam Hughes and Geoffrey Fox
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 12):S3
  3. Widespread adoption of high-throughput sequencing has greatly increased the scale and sophistication of computational infrastructure needed to perform genomic research. An alternative to building and maintaini...

    Authors: Enis Afgan, Dannon Baker, Nate Coraor, Brad Chapman, Anton Nekrutenko and James Taylor
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 12):S4
  4. The Open Source movement and its technologies are popular in the bioinformatics community because they provide freely available tools and resources for research. In order to feed the steady demand for updates ...

    Authors: Steffen Möller, Hajo Nils Krabbenhöft, Andreas Tille, David Paleino, Alan Williams, Katy Wolstencroft, Carole Goble, Richard Holland, Dominique Belhachemi and Charles Plessy
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 12):S5
  5. An important focus of genomic science is the discovery and characterization of all functional elements within genomes. In silico methods are used in genome studies to discover putative regulatory genomic elements...

    Authors: Jens Lichtenberg, Kyle Kurz, Xiaoyu Liang, Rami Al-ouran, Lev Neiman, Lee J Nau, Joshua D Welch, Edwin Jacox, Thomas Bitterman, Klaus Ecker, Laura Elnitski, Frank Drews, Stephen Sauchi Lee and Lonnie R Welch
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 12):S6
  6. The emergence and uptake of Semantic Web technologies by the Life Sciences provides exciting opportunities for exploring novel ways to conduct in silico science. Web Service Workflows are already becoming first-c...

    Authors: Mark D Wilkinson, Luke McCarthy, Benjamin Vandervalk, David Withers, Edward Kawas and Soroush Samadian
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 12):S7
  7. The biosciences increasingly face the challenge of integrating a wide variety of available data, information and knowledge in order to gain an understanding of biological systems. Data integration is supported...

    Authors: Erick Antezana, Aravind Venkatesan, Chris Mungall, Vladimir Mironov and Martin Kuiper
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 12):S8
  8. There is a huge demand on bioinformaticians to provide their biologists with user friendly and scalable software infrastructures to capture, exchange, and exploit the unprecedented amounts of new *omics data. ...

    Authors: Morris A Swertz, Martijn Dijkstra, Tomasz Adamusiak, Joeri K van der Velde, Alexandros Kanterakis, Erik T Roos, Joris Lops, Gudmundur A Thorisson, Danny Arends, George Byelas, Juha Muilu, Anthony J Brookes, Engbert O de Brock, Ritsert C Jansen and Helen Parkinson
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 12):S12

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