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Volume 16 Supplement 18

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

Research

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, Japan9-11 September 2015

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