Edited by Ion Mandoiu, Sanguthervar Rajasekaran and Alexander Zelikovsky.
Other articles from the conference have been published as a supplement to BMC Bioinformatics.
Volume 18 Supplement 4
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. Alexander Zelikovsky declares that he is a co-author on two papers in the BMC Genomics supplement but was not directly involved in the review process of these papers. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no other competing interests.
Miami, FL, USA15-17 October 2015
As crucial markers in identifying biological elements and processes in mammalian genomes, CpG islands (CGI) play important roles in DNA methylation, gene regulation, epigenetic inheritance, gene mutation, chro...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2017 18(Suppl 4):392
Hepatitis C is a major public health problem in the United States and worldwide. Outbreaks of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections associated with unsafe injection practices, drug diversion, and other exposures ...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2017 18(Suppl 4):372
The ability to estimate the evolutionary distance between extant genomes plays a crucial role in many phylogenomic studies. Often such estimation is based on the parsimony assumption, implying that the distanc...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2017 18(Suppl 4):356
The recent advancement of whole genome alignment software has made it possible to align two genomes very efficiently and with only a small sacrifice in sensitivity. Yet it becomes very slow if the extra sensit...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2017 18(Suppl 4):362
With increased availability of de novo assembly algorithms, it is feasible to study entire transcriptomes of non-model organisms. While algorithms are available that are specifically designed for performing trans...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2017 18(Suppl 4):387
The current literature establishes the importance of gene functional category and expression in promoting or suppressing duplicate gene loss after whole genome doubling in plants, a process known as fractionat...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2017 18(Suppl 4):366
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