Press

  • news items / press releases will be posted here / watch this space
  • — last updated: 2021/07/21 —
  • 2021-07 opinion for ToVima, major Greek newspaper, article (in Greek), automated translation here
  • 2021-07 centerfold for ToVima, as interview for urban microbiomes, article (in Greek), automated translation here
  • 2021-06 first global metagenomic map of urban microbiomes, published in Cell, more soon
  • 2021-06: HBio.info agenda, bridge 2020-21 conference, June 2-5
  • 2021-04: HBio.info bridge 2020-21, 13th virtual conference, announcement
  • /////// end of COVID activity, for now
  • 2021-03 SARS-3= Covid-19 seasonality and UV levels, published here
  • 2021-01 opinion for ToVima, major Greek newspaper, article (in Greek), automated translation here
  • 2021-01: SARS-2= origin of Orf8 from Orf7a, published here
  • 2020-12: SARS-2= origin of Orf3a from M protein, published here
  • 2020-10: SARS-2= toward SARS-CoV-2 attenuation, published here
  • 2020-07: SARS-2= Links for data and related resources
  • 2020-06: SARS-2= preliminary evidence for covid-19 seasonality based on UV, published here
  • 2020-04: SARS-2= CAO Interview for ToVima, major Greek newspaper, interview (in Greek) – automated translation here, also consulted on a special issue
  • 2020-03: SARS-2= assessment for the seasonality of Covid-19 preprint
  • 2020-02: SARS-2= Since 24-Feb-2020 we have kept other work to a minimum and started supporting colleagues and authorities on SARS-2 // resources to use:
  • /////// COVID hits from China
  • 2019-06: EMBO practical course, Bioinformatics & genome analyses, S. Michele all’ Adige
  • 2019-04: Reproducibility for AI in Medicine – 3rd Annual MAQC Society Conference – in collaboration with Charme
  • 2019-01: Science letter and follow-up response
  • 2018-11: HBio.info 2018, 11th conference, TCH
  • 2018-01: Elected Representative, Elixir-Europe Board
  • 2017-08: Keynote Speaker at the Network Biology/Integromics Bioinformatics workshop, Bergen-Norway
  • 2017-07: Co-author of MetaSub for Hamburg G20 Magazine
  • 2017-05: Section Head, F1000 Sequence Analysis Section
  • 2017-06: EMBO practical course, Bioinformatics & genome analyses, completed successfully
  • 2016-11: NGP-Net hackathon, Mainz
  • 2016-11: HBio.info 2016, 9th conference, CERTH – announcement
  • 2016-09: Interim Scientific Representative to Elixir-EU Board
  • 2016-06: Genomics Standards Consortium GSC-18 meeting, CAO Keynote speaker
  • 2016-06: CAO seminars at Berkeley, Stanford (SRI), UCSF
  • 2016-05: CAO Visiting Scholar, JGI Berkeley Lab – mini-sabbatical
  • 2016-05: CAO named Elixir-GR representative for CERTH
  • 2016-05: EMBO Practical Course at Izmir’s IBG, CAO instructor
  • 2016-03: Data supplement for ancestral coatomers on Figshare
  • 2016-02: AUB anniversary, CAO speaker at Biomedical Engineering Winter School
  • 2015-12: CPERI 30 years anniversary — invitation here
  • 2015-11: {CAO volunteered @ Lesvos volunteers in refugee relief mission}
  • 2015-06: Submitted ERC Advanced grant 695609-LUCAQuest-ESR
  • 2015-05: On the Editorial Board of Nature’s Scientific Reports
  • 2015-04: New journal, Microbial Genomics, CAO senior editor, by SGM
  • 2015-04: Various CAO contributions, EBI website, accessible here
  • 2015-04: Sequence clustering on Wikipedia, citing TribeMCL
  • 2015-03: Ensembl uses MCL for the detection of sequence families, as reported
  • 2015-02: New journal, Genomics & Computational Biology, CAO on  EAB
  • 2015-01: Multi-genome mosquito Science publication, using MCL, as cited
  • 2014-12: Computational Metagenomics Workshop, see info
  • 2014-09: Commentary on Translational Bioinfo, cites Editor’s Outlook article
  • 2014-05: Experiments supporting one genome-aware method, abstract
  • 2014-03: Data supplement for nucleoporin interactions on Figshare
  • 2014-03: CAO Honorary editor for OUP Bioinformatics, tweet by Alex Bateman
  • 2014-02: ‘Circle of Thessalonica’ public lectures, with Profs Scouras and Vizirianakis, on anixneuseis.gr by Pantelis Savvidis/ET3 (in Greek)
  • 2013-11: CAO resigns from Board of Directors, HSCBB (founder), rigged elections at HSCBB13, notified ISCB
  • 2012-11: BIBE2012, CAO Keynote abstract & bio sketch, accessible here
  • 2012-11: “The Altmetrics collection” article, edited by CAO
  • 2012-07: CAO Visiting Scholar, University of Toronto – mini-sabbatical
  • 2012-04: CAO Visiting Scholar, University of Cyprus – mini-sabbatical
  • 2012-02: CAO guided programme organization, EBI Roadshow, Thessalonica
  • 2011-06: “Bioinformatics, a mythical creature?”, slide 6, by Dennis Bauer
  • 2009-12: “Retrospective – the mythology of bioinformatics”, by Grant Jacobs, code-for-life blog
  • 2009-09: Intro for ‘Bioinformatics in Cancer & Cancer therapy’, chapter one
  • 2009-03: Creative King’s Discussions, CAO presentation & audio material
  • 2008-07: First UK network on Synthetic Biology, SynBioNT, founding members list
  • 2007-04: CAO Keynote at the 4th annual meeting of the Italian Society of Bioinformatics, documented here
  • 2006-01: Essential readings for bioinformatics at Cornell U, listed here (approx. date)
  • 2005-12: National Academy of Sciences, Sackler Colloquia, CAO speaker
  • 2005-08: “SRI and EBI(‘s CGG) expand BioCyc”, press release, accessible here
  • 2005-07: “Do we really understand gene transfer?”, reported here, more here
  • 2005-07: Microbial evolution on Visual Complexity, entry here (approx. date)
  • 2005-07: “From trees of life to scale-free networks”, European Commission, multi-lingual press release
  • EMBL press releases
    • 2005-10: Enfin! is funded, EMBL press release, accessible here
    • 2005-07: the net of life, EMBL press release, accessible here and here
  • 2004-10: CAO Keynote at the Hellenic Proteomics Society, archived here
  • 2003-11: Tribute to ‘early bioinformatics’ paper from China, accessible here
  • 2003-09: Tribute to the COGENT genome data collection, accessible here
  • 2003-07: “Classification schemes for protein structure & function”, Nature Reviews Genetics
  • 2003-05: “Why people don’t beat computers”, accessible here
  • 2002-03: CAO Interview for ToVima, major Greek newspaper, interview (in Greek) – automated translation here
  • 2001-12: “Function from fusion”, accessible here
  • 2001-09: Definition of LUCA, historically documented, accessible here
  • 2000-09: Bioinformatics Science Careers, CAO interview in Science
  • 2000-08: Definition of ‘textome’, yet another -ome, reported here
  • 2000-06: Mention of phylogenetic profiling, generous (earliest!) citation, in an all-time-favorite review, by David Eisenberg & colleagues, in Nature
  • 1999-11: Invention of gene fusion detection, best ‘press release’ ever, by Andrej Šali, in Nature
  • 1998-09: On genome annotation reproducibility, Letter in Science
  • 1998-01: Branding “Computational Genomics”, example (approx. date)
  • 1997-06: ISCB, founding officer, for a history of ISCB check here
  • 1997-06: ISMB97 in Halkidiki, Greece, archived pages, stored here
  • 1996-11: A collaboration with the late Carl Woese, definition of the KOW motif
  • 1996-07: Invention (but no definition) of phylogenetic profiles, published here, cited on Wikipedia here
  • 1995-10: “Greeks overseas”, letter to Nature
  • 1992-10: One of the earliest claims to fame, by CAO, TF2B