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This article is part of the supplement: Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BIOCOMP'11)

Open Access Introduction

The current trend of genomics research for human diseases

Ke K Zhang1*, Hamid R Arabnia2, Yunliang Wang3* and Youping Deng4*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Pathology, Bioinformatics Core, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58201, USA

2 Department of Computer Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602-7404, USA

3 Department of Neurology, The 148 Hospital of PLA, Zibo, Shandong, 255300, China

4 Department of Internal Medicine and Biochemistry, Rush University Cancer Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA

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BMC Medical Genomics 2013, 6(Suppl 1):S1  doi:10.1186/1755-8794-6-S1-S1

Published: 23 January 2013


This is an introduction to the supplement to BMC Medical Genomics that includes16 papers selected from the 2011 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Computing as well as other sources with a focus on genomics studies with a focus on human diseases.