Advances in translational bioinformatics and population genomics in the Asia-Pacific.

Shoba Ranganathan, Sissades Tongsima, Jonathan Chan, Tin Wee Tan, Christian Schönbach

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The theme of the 2012 International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) in Bangkok, Thailand was "From Biological Data to Knowledge to Technological Breakthroughs." Besides providing a forum for life scientists and bioinformatics researchers in the Asia-Pacific region to meet and interact, the conference also hosted thematic sessions on the Pan-Asian Pacific Genome Initiative and immunoinformatics. Over the seven years of conference papers published in BMC Bioinformatics and four years in BMC Genomics, we note that there is increasing interest in the applications of -omics technologies to the understanding of diseases, as a forerunner to personalized genomic medicine.

Original languageEnglish
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume13 Suppl 7
Publication statusPublished - 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Genetics

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