The PHIDIAS/BBP development team includes Zuoshuang Xiang (webmaster), Wenjie Zheng (previous webmaster), and Dr. Yongqun "Oliver" He.
This project is partially supported by several grants funded to Dr. Oliver He: NIH-NIAID grant R01AI081062, the NIH-NIAID R21 grant (#1R21AI057875-01), and Oliver's Startup Funding from the University of Michigan.
We thank the authors of publicly available data from different sources (e.g., RefSeq, CDD, Pfam, PubMed, PathInfo, HazARD, and KEGG). We are grateful to be able to integrate and extend many open-source software programs (e.g., NCBI BLAST) in PHIDIAS.
The Victors bioinformatics data analysis was conducted with collaboration with Drs. Dr. Luonan Chen at the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Dr. Xing-Ming Zhao, a professor from Shanghai University.
We appreciate the encouragement and suggestions provided by Drs. Stephen Boyle, Nammalwar Sriranganathan, and Gerhardt Schurig at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Raju Lathigra at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and Dr. Bruno Sobral at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institure at Virginia Tech.
We thank Ms. Mijung Park, a student in the major of Art and Design from University of Michigan, for her designing the PHIDIAS logo and banner.
Your collaborations, suggestions, and comments are welcome. Please feel free to contact Oliver at .