Section Editor rating: 8 / 10Elena Papaleo –– To experimentally identify functional short linear motifs (SLiMs) is challenged by their very low affinities. This paper introduces a new computational pipeline to assess how useful a certain protein-protein interaction dataset can be to capture SLiMs. I believe that it will be a very nice tool for many researchers working with protein-protein interactions with in-vitro and cellular assays, as well as for computational biologists.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jin-Kao Hao –– The work tackles an important topic with an interesting approach and advances the state of the art in the field.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Jürg Bähler –– A new method for reconstructing large transcriptional networks that removes some of the computational bottlenecks of such genome-scale analyses.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– A new and interesting approach to improve compression of sequencing data to tackle the related issues in NGS data processing.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Pankaj Jaiswal –– This article on Torreya grandis (Taxaceae) an ancient conifer species that is endemic to southeast China provides an important insight into the population structure and distribution of the species. It also generated the genomic resources necessary to move forward the research on Torreya grandis.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Peter Dunfield –– Will specificaly interest those working on methanogenesis, but more broadly the technical novelty may appeal to many microbial ecologists interested in mining metagenomic datases.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Yong Wang –– This paper performed exom sequencing to study high myopia and identified several potential disease genes. The data and analysis provides a valuable resources for the field.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Massimiliano Zanin –– An interesting demonstration on how data can be represented using new web-based technologies.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– An interesting solution to identify a subset of reference genes for qualitative qPCR of cancer samples
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jun Chen –– The article provides a timely and informative comparison of the state-of-the-art error-correction pipelines. The presented results can guide the selection of appropriate pipelines that suit the research needs.
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