Monthly Archives: July 2008

BioData Mining – a new open access journal from BioMed Central

BioData Mining is a new open access journal which publishes original articles on all aspects of data mining applied to high-dimensional biological and biomedical data, focusing on computational aspects of knowledge discovery from large-scale genetic, transcriptomic, genomic, proteomic, and metabolomic data. As well as being open access, BioData Mining also operates an open peer review… Read more »


BioMed Central – on location at ISMB

The 16th annual Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference (ISMB) is taking place in Toronto, Canada this month (19- 23 July) and BioMed Central is busy gearing up for the event.  The ISMB conference is the leading international meeting bringing together researchers in bioinformatics, systems biology, genomics and other computational aspects of biology.  Researchers working… Read more »


Kuan-Teh Jeang elected to Academia Sinica

It was recently announced that Kuan-Teh Jeang, Editor-in-Chief of Retrovirology, has been elected to Academia Sinica, the preeminent academic institution in Taiwan. Academia Sinica held its biennial Convocation of Academicians earlier this month, culminating in the announcement of the 2008 list of Academicians. A total of 7 new Academicians were elected to the Division of… Read more »


Remembering Ralph Grassmann

It is with great sadness that I received news this morning of the passing yesterday of our dear colleague and friend Ralph Grassmann.  Ralph has been a valued member of our Retrovirology editorial board, and we plan to remember more about Ralph in Retrovirology in the coming days.  A short piece about Ralph and his… Read more »