In today's big-data era, the exponential growth of information due to the latest advances of high-throughput technologies is indisputable. Therefore, efficient algorithms and tools for the extraction, analysis, exploration and representation of biological information are necessary. We are a group of bioinformaticians and software engineers trying to create scalable and efficient applications dedicated to biological problem solving. While our activities are applicable to many different areas varying from cancer research to environmental sciences, we mainly focus on network analysis, data integration and multi-omics approaches, hoping to understand the function, the dynamics and the evolution of complex biological systems.

Our main research areas of interest include:
  • Genomics/Metagenomics
  • Biological Networks
  • Text Mining
  • Data Visualization
  • Big Data Analysis
  • High Performance Computing
  • Data Integration
  • Machine Learning
  • Knowledge Management & Representation
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Medical Informatics

Recent Announcements

  • Elixir and pMED, the Greek Research Infrastructure for Personalised Medicine” a <10min video online:http://helios-eie.ekt.gr/EIE/handle/10442/15712
    Posted May 30, 2018, 4:37 AM by Georgios Pavlopoulos
  • Presentation during ECCB2018 We will be giving a talk at the BioNetVisA tutorial (https://bionetvisa.github.io) during the ECCB2018 conference
    Posted May 25, 2018, 5:28 AM by Georgios Pavlopoulos
  • new Article and its Press release: Published in Nature Biotechnology journal: Cultivation and sequencing of rumen microbiome members from the Hungate1000 Collection: http://www.nature.com/articles/nbt.4110and the Press release here:https://jgi.doe.gov/reference-catalog-for-rumen-microbiome/
    Posted Mar 22, 2018, 3:20 AM by Georgios Pavlopoulos
  • Press Release: A press release regarding our latest work: https://cs.lbl.gov/news-media/news/2018/a-game-changer-metagenomic-clustering-powered-by-supercomputers/
    Posted Mar 13, 2018, 1:36 AM by Georgios Pavlopoulos
  • new Article Bipartite Graphs in Systems Biology and Medicine: a survey of methods and applications: https://doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giy014
    Posted Feb 19, 2018, 11:44 AM by Georgios Pavlopoulos
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