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Volume 17 Supplement 9

Proceedings of the 3rd International Genomic Medicine Conference: genomics


Publication of this supplement has been partly supported by the Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research. 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.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia30 November - 3 December 2015

Edited by Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Ashraf Dallol, Gauthaman Kalamegam, Peter Natesaan Pushparaj and Ali Saber.

  1. The Third International Genomic Medicine Conference (3rd IGMC) was organised by the Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research (CEGMR) at the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA...

    Authors: Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Mourad Assidi, Ashraf Dallol, Abdelbaset Buhmeida, Peter Natesan Pushparaj, Gauthaman Kalamegam, Emad Al-Hamzi, Jerry W. Shay, Stephen W. Scherer, Ashok Agarwal, Bruce Budowle, Mamdooh Gari, Adeel Chaudhary, Adel Abuzenadah and Mohammed Al-Qahtani
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):747
  2. The identification of charge clusters (runs of charged residues) in proteins and their mapping within the protein structure sequence is an important step toward a comprehensive analysis of how these particular...

    Authors: Najla Kharrat, Sabrine Belmabrouk, Rania Abdelhedi, Riadh Benmarzoug, Mourad Assidi, Mohammed H. Al Qahtani and Ahmed Rebai
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):758
  3. Although the primary objective of forensic DNA analyses of unidentified human remains is positive identification, cases involving historical or archaeological skeletal remains often lack reference samples for ...

    Authors: Angie D. Ambers, Jennifer D. Churchill, Jonathan L. King, Monika Stoljarova, Harrell Gill-King, Mourad Assidi, Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Abdelbaset Buhmeida and Bruce Budowle
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):750

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2017 18:312

  4. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have become a mainstay of biological research concerned with discovering genetic variation linked to phenotypic traits and diseases. Both discrete and continuous traits c...

    Authors: Sajjad Karim, Hend Fakhri NourEldin, Heba Abusamra, Nada Salem, Elham Alhathli, Joel Dudley, Max Sanderford, Laura B. Scheinfeldt and Sudhir Kumar
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):770

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2017 18:281

  5. Preterm birth (PTB), birth at <37 weeks of gestation, is a significant global public health problem. World-wide, about 15 million babies are born preterm each year resulting in more than a million deaths of ch...

    Authors: Ishfaq A. Sheikh, Ejaz Ahmad, Mohammad S. Jamal, Mohd Rehan, Mourad Assidi, Iftikhar A. Tayubi, Samera F. AlBasri, Osama S. Bajouh, Rola F. Turki, Adel M. Abuzenadah, Ghazi A. Damanhouri, Mohd A. Beg and Mohammed Al-Qahtani
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):759
  6. The role of small non-coding microRNAs (miRNAs) in several types of cancer has been evident. However, its expression studies have never been performed in gastric cancer (GC) patients from Saudi population. Fir...

    Authors: Fehmida Bibi, Muhammad I. Naseer, Sana Akhtar Alvi, Muhammad Yasir, Asif A. Jiman-Fatani, Ali Sawan, Adel M. Abuzenadah, Mohammed H. Al-Qahtani and Esam I. Azhar
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):751
  7. Epilepsy is genetically complex but common brain disorder of the world affecting millions of people with almost of all age groups. Novel Copy number variations (CNVs) are considered as important reason for the...

    Authors: Muhammad I. Naseer, Adeel G. Chaudhary, Mahmood Rasool, Gauthaman Kalamegam, Fai T. Ashgan, Mourad Assidi, Farid Ahmed, Shakeel A. Ansari, Syed Kashif Zaidi, Mohammed M. Jan and Mohammad H. Al-Qahtani
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):757
  8. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by the growth of a number of small cysts on the ovaries which leads to sex hormonal imbalance. Women who are affected by this syndrome suffer from irregular me...

    Authors: Assila Ben Salem, Fatma Megdich, Olfa Kacem, Malek Souayeh, Faten Hachani Ben Ali, Sondes Hizem, Faouzi Janhai, Mounir Ajina, Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Mourad Assidi, Mohammed H. Al Qahtani and Touhami Mahjoub
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):748
  9. Loss of function in genes required for telomere maintenance result in disorders known as telomeropathies, which are characterized by a pattern of symptoms including generalized and specific lymphocytopenias as...

    Authors: Brody Holohan, Wanil Kim, Tsung-Po Lai, Hirotoshi Hoshiyama, Ning Zhang, Anas M. Alazami, Woodring E. Wright, M. Stephen Meyn, Fowzan S. Alkuraya and Jerry W. Shay
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 9):749

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