Selected Publications - Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is a specialized subject of Biomedical Informatics where software tools and technologies are developed and used for addressing a (patho)biological phenomenon at the molecular level, e.g., cystic fibrosis.

The terminal glycan motif of Burkholderial pseudomallei Capsular polysaccharide is unique among the bacterial species. A bioinformatics approach (2021). Arun K. Datta. Proceedings of the Society for Glycobiology Meeting, November 7-10, 2021, San Diego (CA). Poster for Abstract# LB07

Glycobioinformatics in deciphering the Mammalian Glycocode: Recent Advances. Arun K. Datta and Nitin Sukhija. In "Glycome: The Hidden Code in Biology" (D. Banerjee, ed.) Nova Science Publishers. See the pre-print paper.

neoGRID: Enabling access to teragrid resources - Application for sialylmotif analysis in the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. Arun K. Datta, Becca Eller and Anthony P. Sinai (2011). TeraGrid 11: Extreme Digital Discovery, July 18-21, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Cyberinfrastructure for Glycome Research. Arun K. Datta. Proceedings in the 20th International Symposium on Glycoconjugates (Glyco XX). San Juan (PR), November 29 - December 4, 2009;

Comparative sequence analysis in the sialyltransferase protein family: Analysis of Motifs. Arun K. Datta (2009), Current Drug Targets, Review article, 10(6): 483-98.

SeqComp – A sequence alignment program for comparative genomics.  Arun K. Datta, John Fischer, Jose Paz, and Yumiko Iwai in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications (ICCSA), p 315-319, US Education Service. ISBN 0-9742-4480-5, July 01-02, 2003, San Diego, CA.


High-throughput motif analysis for drug discovery research. Arun K. Datta. Proceedings of the BIT 8th Annual Congress of International Drug Discovery Sciences and Technology (IDDST 2010;, p137, October 23-26, 2010, Beijing, China.

High-throughput sialylmotif analysis in the glycosyltransferase protein family. Arun K. Datta, Jeffrey L. Tilson, Gloria Rendon, Eric Jakobsson.  TeraGrid 2009, Arlington (VA), June 22 - 25, 2009.   [also available at:]

Functional Analysis of Motifs in the Sialyltransferase Protein Family. Arun K. Datta. Proceedings of the Automated Function Prediction, p87-88, Aug 30 – Sept. 1, 2006, San Diego.