Volume 17 Supplement 13

Proceedings of the 13th Annual MCBIOS conference


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. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Memphis, TN, USA

3-5 May 2016

Edited by Jonathan Wren, Inimary Toby, Huziao Hong, Bindu Nanduri, Rakesh Kaundal, Mikhail G Dozmorov and Shradda Thakkar.

Conference website

  1. Proceedings

    VDJML: a file format with tools for capturing the results of inferring immune receptor rearrangements

    The genes that produce antibodies and the immune receptors expressed on lymphocytes are not germline encoded; rather, they are somatically generated in each developing lymphocyte by a process called V(D)J reco...

    Inimary T. Toby, Mikhail K. Levin, Edward A. Salinas, Scott Christley, Sanchita Bhattacharya, Felix Breden, Adam Buntzman, Brian Corrie, John Fonner, Namita T. Gupta, Uri Hershberg, Nishanth Marthandan, Aaron Rosenfeld, William Rounds, Florian Rubelt, Walter Scarborough…

    BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 13):333

    Published on: 6 October 2016

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    Successful classification of cocaine dependence using brain imaging: a generalizable machine learning approach

    Neuroimaging studies have yielded significant advances in the understanding of neural processes relevant to the development and persistence of addiction. However, these advances have not explored extensively f...

    Mutlu Mete, Unal Sakoglu, Jeffrey S. Spence, Michael D. Devous Sr., Thomas S. Harris and Bryon Adinoff

    BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 13):357

    Published on: 6 October 2016

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    Dissecting the biological relationship between TCGA miRNA and mRNA sequencing data using MMiRNA-Viewer

    MicroRNAs (miRNA) are short nucleotides that interact with their target genes through 3′ untranslated regions (UTRs). The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) harbors an increasing amount of cancer genome data for both ...

    Yongsheng Bai, Lizhong Ding, Steve Baker, Jenny M. Bai, Ethan Rath, Feng Jiang, Jianghong Wu, Hui Jiang and Gary Stuart

    BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 13):336

    Published on: 6 October 2016

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    Abrupt skin lesion border cutoff measurement for malignancy detection in dermoscopy images

    Automated skin lesion border examination and analysis techniques have become an important field of research for distinguishing malignant pigmented lesions from benign lesions. An abrupt pigment pattern cutoff ...

    Sertan Kaya, Mustafa Bayraktar, Sinan Kockara, Mutlu Mete, Tansel Halic, Halle E. Field and Henry K. Wong

    BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 13):367

    Published on: 6 October 2016


    Phylogenetic tree construction using trinucleotide usage profile (TUP)

    It has been a challenging task to build a genome-wide phylogenetic tree for a large group of species containing a large number of genes with long nucleotides sequences. The most popular method, called feature ...

    Si Chen, Lih-Yuan Deng, Dale Bowman, Jyh-Jen Horng Shiau, Tit-Yee Wong, Behrouz Madahian and Henry Horng-Shing Lu

    BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 13):381

    Published on: 6 October 2016

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    Application of dynamic topic models to toxicogenomics data

    All biological processes are inherently dynamic. Biological systems evolve transiently or sustainably according to sequential time points after perturbation by environment insults, drugs and chemicals. Investi...

    Mikyung Lee, Zhichao Liu, Ruili Huang and Weida Tong

    BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 13):368

    Published on: 6 October 2016

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    Improving sensitivity of linear regression-based cell type-specific differential expression deconvolution with per-gene vs. global significance threshold

    The goal of many human disease-oriented studies is to detect molecular mechanisms different between healthy controls and patients. Yet, commonly used gene expression measurements from blood samples suffer from...

    Edmund R. Glass and Mikhail G. Dozmorov

    BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 13):334

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  8. Proceedings

    PGen: large-scale genomic variations analysis workflow and browser in SoyKB

    With the advances in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology and significant reductions in sequencing costs, it is now possible to sequence large collections of germplasm in crops for detecting genome-scal...

    Yang Liu, Saad M. Khan, Juexin Wang, Mats Rynge, Yuanxun Zhang, Shuai Zeng, Shiyuan Chen, Joao V. Maldonado dos Santos, Babu Valliyodan, Prasad P. Calyam, Nirav Merchant, Henry T. Nguyen, Dong Xu and Trupti Joshi

    BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 13):337

    Published on: 6 October 2016