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BioInform's Surfing Report: Web-Based Tools Discussed at ISMB 2007

Adaptive Information Disclosure was on offer by the University of Amsterdam. It is part of the My BioAID toolbox for personalized text mining. 

AMAP, a multiple alignment platform using posterior decoding and sequencing annealing, was presented by the University of California, San Diego.

CADLIVE, Computer-Aided Design of Living Systems, is a program for mapping biochemical networks introduced by the Kyushu Institute of Technology.

Endeavour, an application for prioritizing candidate disease genes, was presented by Belgium’s Catholic University of Leuven

ESTExplorer, an expressed-sequence-tag assembly and annotation platform, was introduced by Shoba Ranganathan of Australia’s Macquarie University.

Galaxy, a web application for analyzing “enormous” data sets, was on offer by Pennsylvania State University.  

geWorkbench, an open-source platform for integrated genomics, was presented by ColumbiaUniversity.  

MADMAX, MicroArray Database Management and Analysis of eXperiments, was on offer by Wageningen University and Research Center in the Netherlands.

Pedro, a model-driven data-entry tool, was presented by the University of Manchester

A prototype of a semantic web tool for healthcare and life sciences is available from the W3C’s Semantic Web Healthcare and Life Sciences interest group here.  

SpotRobot, a microarray image-analysis tool for spot finding, batch-image analysis, and spot quantification, is available from Advanced Computer Vision

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