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Featured series: WABI 2018

Please take some time to read our journal’s new thematic series, selections from WABI 2018. This collection was guest edited by Laxmi Parida and Esko Ukkonen, and features the latest algorithmic work in bioinformatics, computational biology, and systems biology.


  1. Content type: Software article


    Authors: Ronny Lorenz, Stephan H Bernhart, Christian Höner zu Siederdissen, Hakim Tafer, Christoph Flamm, Peter F Stadler and Ivo L Hofacker

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Burkhard Morgenstern, University of Göttingen, Germany
Peter Stadler, University of Leipzig, Germany

Aims and scope

Algorithms for Molecular Biology publishes articles on novel algorithms for biological sequence and structure analysis, phylogeny reconstruction, and combinatorial algorithms and machine learning.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to: algorithms for RNA and protein structure analysis, gene prediction and genome analysis, comparative sequence analysis and alignment, phylogeny, gene expression, machine learning, and combinatorial algorithms.

Where appropriate, manuscripts should describe applications to real-world data. However, pure algorithm papers are also welcome if future applications to biological data are to be expected, or if they address complexity or approximation issues of novel computational problems in molecular biology. Articles about novel software tools will be considered for publication if they contain some algorithmically interesting aspects.

Article collections

Thematic series
Selected papers from WABI 18
Edited by: Laxmi Parida and Esko Ukkonen

Thematic series
Selected papers from WABI 17
Edited by: Knut Reinert and Russell Schwartz

Thematic series
Selected papers from WABI 16
Edited by: Martin C. Frith and Christian N.S. Pedersen   

Thematic series           
Selected papers from WABI 15
Edited by: Mihai Pop and Helene Touzet

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