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Volume 16 Supplement 9

Proceedings of the Italian Society of Bioinformatics (BITS): Annual Meeting 2014: Bioinformatics


Edited by Angelo Facchiano

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 been through the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that he has no competing interests.

Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society Meeting. Go to conference site.

Rome, Italy26-28 February 2014

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

  1. This Preface introduces the content of the BioMed Central journal Supplements related to BITS2014 meeting, held in Rome, Italy, from the 26th to the 28th of February, 2014.

    Authors: Angelo Facchiano, Claudia Angelini, Roberta Bosotti, Alessandro Guffanti, Anna Marabotti, Roberto Marangoni, Stefano Pascarella, Paolo Romano, Andreas Zanzoni and Manuela Helmer-Citterich

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 9):S1

    Content type: Introduction

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  2. RNA-Seq provides remarkable power in the area of biomarkers discovery and disease characterization. Two crucial steps that affect RNA-Seq experiment results are Library Sample Preparation (LSP) and Bioinformat...

    Authors: Matteo Carrara, Josephine Lum, Francesca Cordero, Marco Beccuti, Michael Poidinger, Susanna Donatelli, Raffaele Adolfo Calogero and Francesca Zolezzi

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 9):S2

    Content type: Research

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  3. Tumour markers are standard tools for the differential diagnosis of cancer. However, the occurrence of nonspecific symptoms and different malignancies involving the same cancer site may lead to a high proporti...

    Authors: Stefano Parodi, Rosa Filiberti, Paola Marroni, Roberta Libener, Giovanni Paolo Ivaldi, Michele Mussap, Enrico Ferrari, Chiara Manneschi, Erika Montani and Marco Muselli

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 9):S3

    Content type: Research

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  4. Many biological laboratories that deal with genomic samples are facing the problem of sample tracking, both for pure laboratory management and for efficiency. Our laboratory exploits PCR techniques and Next Ge...

    Authors: Andrea Calabria, Giulio Spinozzi, Fabrizio Benedicenti, Erika Tenderini and Eugenio Montini

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 9):S5

    Content type: Research

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  5. Mathematical and computational modelling of biochemical systems has seen a lot of effort devoted to the definition and implementation of high-performance mechanistic simulation frameworks. Within these framewo...

    Authors: Giulio Caravagna, Luca De Sano and Marco Antoniotti

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 9):S8

    Content type: Research

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    70 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    44 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    163 days from submission to acceptance
    36 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    3.169 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.629 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.276 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.567 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    5089 Altmetric Mentions