Volume 15 Supplement 14

Semantic, social, mobile applications for bioinformatics and biomedical laboratories: selected works from the 13th International Workshop on Network Tools and Applications in Biology (NETTAB 2013)


Edited by Paolo Romano and Nicola Cannata

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

NETTAB 2013: 13th Network Tools and Applications in Biology Workshop on Semantic, Social and Mobile Applications for Bioinformatics and Biomedical Laboratories. Go to conference site.

Venice, Italy

16-18 October 2013

  1. Research

    SMITH: a LIMS for handling next-generation sequencing workflows

    Life-science laboratories make increasing use of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for studying bio-macromolecules and their interactions. Array-based methods for measuring gene expression or protein-DNA intera...

    Francesco Venco, Yuriy Vaskin, Arnaud Ceol and Heiko Muller

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 14):S3

    Published on: 27 November 2014

  2. Research

    linkedISA: semantic representation of ISA-Tab experimental metadata

    Reporting and sharing experimental metadata- such as the experimental design, characteristics of the samples, and procedures applied, along with the analysis results, in a standardised manner ensures that data...

    Alejandra González-Beltrán, Eamonn Maguire, Susanna-Assunta Sansone and Philippe Rocca-Serra

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 14):S4

    Published on: 27 November 2014

  3. Research

    EXACT2: the semantics of biomedical protocols

    The reliability and reproducibility of experimental procedures is a cornerstone of scientific practice. There is a pressing technological need for the better representation of biomedical protocols to enable ot...

    Larisa N Soldatova, Daniel Nadis, Ross D King, Piyali S Basu, Emma Haddi, Véronique Baumlé, Nigel J Saunders, Wolfgang Marwan and Brian B Rudkin

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 14):S5

    Published on: 27 November 2014

  4. Research

    OntoGene web services for biomedical text mining

    Text mining services are rapidly becoming a crucial component of various knowledge management pipelines, for example in the process of database curation, or for exploration and enrichment of biomedical data wi...

    Fabio Rinaldi, Simon Clematide, Hernani Marques, Tilia Ellendorff, Martin Romacker and Raul Rodriguez-Esteban

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 14):S6

    Published on: 27 November 2014

  5. Research

    Community-driven development for computational biology at Sprints, Hackathons and Codefests

    Computational biology comprises a wide range of technologies and approaches. Multiple technologies can be combined to create more powerful workflows if the individuals contributing the data or providing tools ...

    Steffen Möller, Enis Afgan, Michael Banck, Raoul JP Bonnal, Timothy Booth, John Chilton, Peter JA Cock, Markus Gumbel, Nomi Harris, Richard Holland, Matúš Kalaš, László Kaján, Eri Kibukawa, David R Powel, Pjotr Prins, Jacqueline Quinn…

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 14):S7

    Published on: 27 November 2014