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BMC Proceedings

Volume 8 Supplement 2

Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Symposium on Biological Data Visualization: Data Analysis and Redesign Contests


Edited by William C Ray, Christopher W Bartlett, Raghu Machiraju and R Wolfgang Rumpf

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 peer review process was overseen by the Supplement Editors in accordance with BioMed Central's peer review guidelines for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Image credit: William C Ray.

3rd IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization. Go to conference site.

Atlanta, GA, USA13-14 October 2013

  1. Content type: Research

    In 2011, the BioVis symposium of the IEEE VisWeek conferences inaugurated a new variety of data analysis contest. Aimed at fostering collaborations between computational scientists and biologists, the BioVis c...

    Authors: William C Ray, R Wolfgang Rumpf, Brandon Sullivan, Nicholas Callahan, Thomas Magliery, Raghu Machiraju, Bang Wong, Martin Krzywinski and Christopher W Bartlett

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 2):S1

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    An important aspect of studying the relationship between protein sequence, structure and function is the molecular characterization of the effect of protein mutations. To understand the functional impact of am...

    Authors: Nadezhda T Doncheva, Karsten Klein, John H Morris, Michael Wybrow, Francisco S Domingues and Mario Albrecht

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 2):S2

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    Knowledge of the 3D structure and functionality of proteins can lead to insight into the associated cellular processes, speed up the creation of pharmaceutical products, and develop drugs that are more effecti...

    Authors: Timothy Luciani, John Wenskovitch, Koonwah Chen, David Koes, Timothy Travers and G Elisabeta Marai

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 2):S3

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    In this paper, we propose an interactive visualization called VERMONT which tackles the problem of visualizing mutations and infers their possible effects on the conservation of physicochemical and topological...

    Authors: Sabrina A Silveira, Alexandre V Fassio, Valdete M Gonçalves-Almeida, Elisa B de Lima, Yussif T Barcelos, Flávia F Aburjaile, Laerte M Rodrigues, Wagner Meira Jr and Raquel C de Melo-Minardi

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 2):S4

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    A complete understanding of the relationship between the amino acid sequence and resulting protein function remains an open problem in the biophysical sciences. Current approaches often rely on diagnosing func...

    Authors: Johnathan D Mercer, Balaji Pandian, Alexander Lex, Nicolas Bonneel and Hanspeter Pfister

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 2):S5

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    We introduce Sequence Bundles--a novel data visualisation method for representing multiple sequence alignments (MSAs). We identify and address key limitations of the existing bioinformatics data visualisation ...

    Authors: Marek Kultys, Lydia Nicholas, Roland Schwarz, Nick Goldman and James King

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 2):S8

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    The sequence logo is a graphical representation of a set of aligned sequences, commonly used to depict conservation of amino acid or nucleotide sequences. Although it effectively communicates the amount of inf...

    Authors: Ryo Sakai and Jan Aerts

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2014 8(Suppl 2):S9

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Proceedings 2014 8:S10