Volume 16 Supplement 18

Joint 26th Genome Informatics Workshop and 14th International Conference on Bioinformatics: Bioinformatics


Edited by Christian Shoenbach, Paul B Horton, Siu-Ming Yiu, Tin Wee Tan and Shoba Ranganathan

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, excepting SR who was co-author of one article in this supplement, which was managed by the other Supplement Editors.

Joint 26th Genome Informatics Workshop and Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) 14th International Conference on Bioinformatics (GIW/InCoB2015). Go to conference site.

Tokyo, Japan

9-11 September 2015

Related articles have been published in supplements to BMC Genomics, BMC Medical Genomics and BMC Systems Biology.

  1. Research

    An adaptive genetic algorithm for selection of blood-based biomarkers for prediction of Alzheimer's disease progression

    Alzheimer's disease is a multifactorial disorder that may be diagnosed earlier using a combination of tests rather than any single test. Search algorithms and optimization techniques in combination with model ...

    Luke Vandewater, Vladimir Brusic, William Wilson, Lance Macaulay and Ping Zhang

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):S1

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  2. Research

    Privacy-preserving search for chemical compound databases

    Searching for similar compounds in a database is the most important process for in-silico drug screening. Since a query compound is an important starting point for the new drug, a query holder, who is afraid o...

    Kana Shimizu, Koji Nuida, Hiromi Arai, Shigeo Mitsunari, Nuttapong Attrapadung, Michiaki Hamada, Koji Tsuda, Takatsugu Hirokawa, Jun Sakuma, Goichiro Hanaoka and Kiyoshi Asai

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):S6

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  3. Research

    Principal component analysis for designed experiments

    Principal component analysis is used to summarize matrix data, such as found in transcriptome, proteome or metabolome and medical examinations, into fewer dimensions by fitting the matrix to orthogonal axes. A...

    Tomokazu Konishi

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):S7

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  4. Research

    Discrete structural features among interface residue-level classes

    Protein-protein interaction (PPI) is essential for molecular functions in biological cells. Investigation on protein interfaces of known complexes is an important step towards deciphering the driving forces of...

    Gopichandran Sowmya and Shoba Ranganathan

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):S8

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  5. Research

    A two-layered machine learning method to identify protein O-GlcNAcylation sites with O-GlcNAc transferase substrate motifs

    Protein O-GlcNAcylation, involving the β-attachment of single N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) to the hydroxyl group of serine or threonine residues, is an O-linked glycosylation catalyzed by O-GlcNAc transferase (OG...

    Hui-Ju Kao, Chien-Hsun Huang, Neil Arvin Bretaña, Cheng-Tsung Lu, Kai-Yao Huang, Shun-Long Weng and Tzong-Yi Lee

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):S10

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  6. Research

    Light-RCV: a lightweight read coverage viewer for next generation sequencing data

    Next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies has brought an unprecedented amount of genomic data for analysis. Unlike array-based profiling technologies, NGS can reveal the expression profile across a transcr...

    Che-Wei Chang, Wen-Bin Lee, An Chen-Deng, Tsunglin Liu, Joseph T Tseng and Darby Tien-Hao Chang

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):S11

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  7. Research

    Characterizing informative sequence descriptors and predicting binding affinities of heterodimeric protein complexes

    Protein-protein interactions (PPIs) are involved in various biological processes, and underlying mechanism of the interactions plays a crucial role in therapeutics and protein engineering. Most machine learnin...

    Yerukala Sathipati Srinivasulu, Jyun-Rong Wang, Kai-Ti Hsu, Ming-Ju Tsai, Phasit Charoenkwan, Wen-Lin Huang, Hui-Ling Huang and Shinn-Ying Ho

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):S14

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  8. Research

    Condensing Raman spectrum for single-cell phenotype analysis

    In recent years, high throughput and non-invasive Raman spectrometry technique has matured as an effective approach to identification of individual cells by species, even in complex, mixed populations. Raman p...

    Shiwei Sun, Xuetao Wang, Xin Gao, Lihui Ren, Xiaoquan Su, Dongbo Bu and Kang Ning

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):S15

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  9. Research

    GIW and InCoB are advancing bioinformatics in the Asia-Pacific

    GIW/InCoB2015 the joint 26th International Conference on Genome Informatics (GIW) and 14th International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) held in Tokyo, September 9-11, 2015 was attended by over 200 delega...

    Christian Schönbach, Paul Horton, Siu-Ming Yiu, Tin Wee Tan and Shoba Ranganathan

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 18):I1

    Published on: 18 December 2015