About the Authors

Bruno A. Gaëta


Affiliation School of Computer Science and Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Javier De Las Rivas

Affiliation Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics Group, Cancer Research Center (CiC-IBMCC, CSIC/USAL/IBSAL), Salamanca, Spain

Paul Horton

Affiliation Artificial Intelligence Research Center, AIST, Tokyo, Japan

Pieter Meysman

Affiliations Biomedical Informatics Research Center Antwerp (biomina), University of Antwerp/Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Nicola Mulder

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, IDM, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Paolo Romano

Affiliation Bioinformatics group, Proteomics laboratory, IRCCS AOU San Martino IST, Genoa, Italy

Lonnie Welch

Affiliation School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts: all the authors are members and/or officers of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB), which is mentioned in the manuscript as an example of a professional society with which to partner when starting a computational biology professional society.