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Professor Sahinidis and Dr. Vouzis have the sixth most downloaded article in 2011 in the journal Bioinformatics

On Thursday 19 January, Prof. Sahinidis received notification that his article with Dr. Vouzis was the sixth most downloaded article of 2011 in the journal Bioinformatics. The article with citation Panagiotis D.

Vouzis, Nikolaos V. Sahinidis "GPU-BLAST: using graphics processors to accelerate protein sequence alignment," can be found at

In 2011, bioinformatics had an impact factor of 4.877, received 2000 manuscript submissions, and had an acceptance rate of 32%.