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Volume 21 Supplement 4

Proceedings of the 16th Annual MCBIOS Conference: bioinformatics


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.

Birmingham, AL, USA28-30 March 2019

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Edited by Jonathan D. Wren, Ramin Homayouni, Da Yan, Yongsheng Bai and Zhaohui S. Qin

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2019 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    3.242 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.213 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.156 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.626 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


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