Volume 7 Supplement 5

Selected articles from the International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2013): Systems Biology

Research

Edited by Zhongming Zhao, Bing Zhang, Yufei Huang, Jason E McDermott and Hua Xu

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. The source of funding used to cover open access publication charges is declared by the authors in each article. The articles have been through the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

The International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2013). Go to conference site.

Nashville, TN, USA

11-13 August 2013

Related articles have been published in a supplement to BMC Genomics.

  1. Research

    Co-expression network analysis identifies Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (SYK) as a candidate oncogenic driver in a subset of small-cell lung cancer

    Oncogenic mechanisms in small-cell lung cancer remain poorly understood leaving this tumor with the worst prognosis among all lung cancers. Unlike other cancer types, sequencing genomic approaches have been of...

    Akshata R Udyavar, Megan D Hoeksema, Jonathan E Clark, Yong Zou, Zuojian Tang, Zhiguo Li, Ming Li, Heidi Chen, Alexander Statnikov, Yu Shyr, Daniel C Liebler, John Field, Rosana Eisenberg, Lourdes Estrada, Pierre P Massion and Vito Quaranta

    BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 5):S1

    Published on: 9 December 2013

  2. Research

    A networks method for ranking microRNA dysregulation in cancer

    Despite the lack of agreement on their exact roles, it is known that miRNAs contribute to cancer progression. Many studies utilize methods to detect differential regulation of miRNA expression. It is prohibiti...

    William T Budd, Sarah Seashols, Danielle Weaver, Cyriac Joseph and Zendra E Zehner

    BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 5):S3

    Published on: 9 December 2013

  3. Research

    BRCA-Monet: a breast cancer specific drug treatment mode-of-action network for treatment effective prediction using large scale microarray database

    Connectivity map (cMap) is a recent developed dataset and algorithm for uncovering and understanding the treatment effect of small molecules on different cancer cell lines. It is widely used but there are stil...

    Chifeng Ma, Hung-I Harry Chen, Mario Flores, Yufei Huang and Yidong Chen

    BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 5):S5

    Published on: 9 December 2013

  4. Research

    Computational drug repositioning through heterogeneous network clustering

    Given the costly and time consuming process and high attrition rates in drug discovery and development, drug repositioning or drug repurposing is considered as a viable strategy both to replenish the drying ou...

    Chao Wu, Ranga C Gudivada, Bruce J Aronow and Anil G Jegga

    BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 5):S6

    Published on: 9 December 2013

  5. Research

    GeneTopics - interpretation of gene sets via literature-driven topic models

    Annotation of a set of genes is often accomplished through comparison to a library of labelled gene sets such as biological processes or canonical pathways. However, this approach might fail if the employed li...

    Vicky Wang, Li Xi, Ahmed Enayetallah, Eric Fauman and Daniel Ziemek

    BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 5):S10

    Published on: 9 December 2013