The Journal of Informatics and Computational Biology (JICB) is an official journal of the University of Malaya which is managed by the Centre of Research in Systems Biology, Structural Bioinformatics and Human Digital Imaging (CRYSTAL). It is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal with readership throughout the field of life and applied sciences. The JICB was established to provide a platform for scholars, experts, researchers, practitioners, and students from various fields to come together under a common interest in the field of bioinformatics and computational biology to publish original research, review papers, and other scholarly works that are freely accessible to the whole scientific community, locally and internationally. JICB invites research articles, theoretical papers, as well as book reviews touching upon any aspect of bioinformatics and computational biology.