Prize Winners


Databases & Data Integration, Text Mining and Information Extraction
Best Poster Award
Determination of genes potentially responsive to ionizing radiation through machine learning
by Ivan Pagotto, Marcos Luis Acencio, Ney Lemke
Honorable Mention
NRDR: Non-coding RNA Databases Resource
by Alexandre Rossi Paschoal, Vinícius Maracaja-Coutinho, João Carlos Setúbal, Zilá Luz Paulino Simões, Sérgio Verjovski-Almeida, Alan Mitchel Durham  
Structural Bioinformatics, Molecular and Supramolecular Dynamics
Best Poster Award
A memetic network-based approach to search the 3-d protein conformational space
by Diego Noble, Marcio Dorn, Luis Lamb 
Honorable Mention 
Identification of snake venom class P-I metalloproteases inhibitors using molecular simulation and docking methodologies
 by Raoni Souza, Rafaela Ferreira, Eladio Sanchez, Ronaldo Nagem
Transcriptomics and Proteomics
Best Poster Award
Origin and functions of small non-coding RNAs in Trypanosoma cruzi
by Zamira Soares, André Gonçalves, Santuza Teixeira, Glória Franco, Daniella Bartholomeu, João Marques
Honorable Mention
cDNA library construction and generation of Expressed Sequence Tags from the mushroom Agaricus blazei 
by Thomaz Lüscher Dias, Michele Araújo Pereira, Mariana Boroni, Priscila Grynberg, Marcelo Matos Santoro, William César Bento Régis, Glória Regina Franco
Honorable Mention
Rna-seq based identification of alternative splicing in transcription start sites of rice mRNAs  
by Katia de Paiva Lopes, Rafael Antonio Covre, Liziane Cristina Campos Brusamarello-Santos, Roseli Wassem, Emanuel Maltempi de Souza, Fábio Oliveira Pedrosa, Adriano Barbosa-Silva
Genomics, Sequence Analysis, Evolution and Phylogeny
Best Poster
RetroCNVs a germinative source of genomic variation on human populations 
by Fábio Cassarotti Parronchi Navarro, Daniel Schrider, Sandro J. de Souza, Raphael Parmagianni, Anamaria Aranha Camargo, Pedro Alexandre Favoretto Galante
Honorable Mention
The rise of cell-to-cell contacts in the presentation of antigens to t-cells in human evolution 
by Verônica Costa, Rafael Guedes, José MIguel Ortega
Honorable Mention
Understanding innate immune responses to DNA viruses using the Drosophila melanogaster model 
by Eric Aguiar, Francisco Lobo, Roenick Olmo, Flavia Ferreira, Guilherme Oliveira, Keith Hultman, Nadereh Jafari, Richard Carthew, João Marques
Honorable Mention
Enrichment of repeats in proteins of protozoan parasites relates to the ability to invade host cells and evade host immune response
by Tiago Antônio de Oliveira Mendes, Francisco Pereira Lobo, Thiago Souza Rodrigues, Gabriela Flávia Rodrigues Luiz, Wanderson Duarte da Rocha, Ricardo Toshio Fujiwara, Santuza Maria Ribeiro Teixeira, Daniella Castanheira Bartholomeu

Signaling and Metabolic Networking, Ontologies, Systems Biology
Best Poster Award

Model for the regulation of extracellular nucleotides in airway surface liquid
by Tauanne D. Amarante, Jafferson K. L. da Silva, Guilherme J. M, Garcia
Honorable Mention
Prediction of synthetic lethality in Escherichia coli using machine learning
by Esther Camilo, Marcio Luis Acencio, Ney Lemke
Honorable Mention
IIS – Integrated Interactome System: a Web-Based Platform for the Annotation, Analysis and Visualization of ProteinGene-Drug Interactions by Integrating a Variety of Data Sources and Tools
by Lucas Carvalho, Marcelo Carazzolle, Ramon Vidal, Gonçalo Pereira, Jörg Kobarg, Gabriela Meirelles 

Best Oral Presentation
Gene functionalization after loss of partners: a case study for metazoan remaining genes from essential amino acid pathways
by Igor Rodrigues da Costa, Julie Dawn Thompson, José Miguel Ortega, Francisco Prosdocimi