Analysis of Sequence Data from Bacterial and Human Epigenomes

A special issue of BioTech (ISSN 2673-6284).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2021) | Viewed by 426

Special Issue Editors


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Guest Editor
NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: DNA sequencing; nanopore sequencing; microbiology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Advances in sequencing technologies have enabled the scientific community to obtain complete bacterial and human genomes. An important aspect of this endeavor is discerning the epigenome, which will further our understanding of genome function. 

This Special Issue will focus on analyzing sequence data from bacterial and human epigenomes. The scope of this Special Issue includes novel biological techniques, sequencing data, epigenomic information, and analysis tools. It also includes the analysis of bacterial data in the context of infectious diseases and human data in the context of clinical cases.

We invite the research community from both academia and industry to submit their work on bacterial and human epigenomes for this Special Issue. Even though the focus of the Issue is analyzing sequence-level data, we encourage colleagues to submit relevant research work that was performed using methods and technologies apart from sequencing.

This Special Issue will provide a snapshot of current methods and analyses that are being used by the scientific community for understanding bacterial and human epigenomes. We anticipate that these research findings will reveal further insights into genome structure and function.

Dr. Miten Jain
Dr. Sarah L Castro-Wallace
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • bacterial and human genomes
  • epigenome
  • epigenetics
  • microbial sequencing data
  • human genome sequencing data
  • gene regulation
  • DNA methylation
  • chromatin accessibility

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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