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Birg hku

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Birg hku

  1. 1. Bioinformatics Research Group, Biological Sciences Department, Faculty of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Research Group Profile
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Introduction to BIRG Team </li></ul><ul><li>Research Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>BIRG Activities </li></ul>
  3. 3. Bioinformatics Research Group, Biological Sciences Department, Faculty of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Based in Malaysia 30 min from Singapore
  4. 4. Peoples and Places
  5. 5. Areas of bioinformatics <ul><li>Biodiversity informatics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web based solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content management systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application of conventional non-biological applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geographical information Systems (GIS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brain Diseases-Alzheimer and associated diseases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomarker dataminer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protein-protein interactions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Molecular dynamics simulations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mad Cow Disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metallothioneins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intrinsically Unstructured Proteins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disul[hide bridge prediction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thermal adaptations of proteins </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. HIGHLIGHTS
  7. 7. Web enabled solutions
  8. 8. Projects
  9. 9. Digitising the indigenous ethnobotanical knowledge of Endau Rompin. Farizuwana Akma Zulkifle 1 , Hasniza Ramli 2 , Mohd. Shahir Shamsir 1 1 Bioinformatics Research Group, Biological Sciences Department, Faculty of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai Johor [email_address] 2 Johor Biotechnology and Biodiversity Corporation, Johor State Government What we found
  10. 10. What we found <ul><li>vowel ≠ vowel </li></ul><ul><li>112 plants </li></ul><ul><li>12 unknowns </li></ul>
  11. 13. GIS Mapping
  12. 14. LIDAR Scanning SPECIES IDENTIFICATION SPELEOLOGICAL SURVEY
  13. 15. Brain Diseases Database
  14. 16. Mapping Protein-protein Interaction of Human Brain Diseases
  15. 17. Molecular Dynamics Simulation <ul><li>Use of simple potential-energy function to model molecular model molecular systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific aspects of biomolecular structure, kinetics, and thermodynamics that can be investigated via MD: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mad cow disease – Protein Structure, Function and Bioinformatics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proline propensities – Journal of Molecular Biology </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 21. Web Tool: Strainer http://birg4.fbb.utm.my:8080/strainer
  17. 22. Web Tool: Protein SMS http://birg3.fbb.utm.my/proteinsms
  18. 23. Cluster Computing: birgHPC http://birg1.fbb.utm.my/birghpc
  19. 25. Grid Computing http://gridmacs.fbb.utm.my:8080/gridsphere http://gridpad.fbb.utm.my:8080/gridsphere
  20. 26. Contact Us <ul><li>Dr. Mohd. Shahir Shamsir Omar </li></ul><ul><li>Bioinformatics Research Group Lab Bioinformatics C08,  Faculty of Biosciences and Bioengineering Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 81310 Skudai, Johor MALAYSIA </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  21. 27. Questions

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