Concettina Guerra

College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

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  • address: Tech Square Research Building 85 Fifth Street NW Atlanta, GA 30308.

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   Biographical Info

  Research interests




   Lipari School on Bioinformatics and Comput. Biology


Selected Pubblications:


I. Arisi, M. D Onofrio, R. Brandi, A. Cattaneo, P. Bertolazzi, F. Cumbo, G. Felici, C. Guerra (2015) Time dynamics of protein complexes in the AD11 transgenic mouse model for Alzheimer's disease like pathology
BMC Neuroscience, 16:28.

A. Apostolico, C. Guerra, C. Pizzi (2014) Alignment Free Sequence Similarity with Bounded Hamming Distance
Data Compression Conference (DCC), 183-192.

P. Bertolazzi, C. Guerra, G. Liuzzi (2014) Predicting protein-ligand and protein-peptide interfaces
European Physical Journal Plus EPJ, 129-132.

P. Bertolazzi, M.E. Bock, C. Guerra (2013) Functional and structural characterization of hub proteins in protein-protein interaction networks.
Biotechnology Advances, 31, 2, 274-286.

 Ciriello, M. Mina, P. H. Guzzi, M. Cannataro, C.  Guerra  (2012) AlignNemo: A Local Network Alignment Method to Integrate Homology and Topology. PlosOne. 7(6): e38107. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038107 


H. Guzzi, M. Mina, C. Guerra, M. Cannataro (2011) Semantic Similarity analysis of protein data: Assessment with biological features and Issues.

Briefings in Bioinformatics. doi: 10.1093/bib/bbr066.


G. Ciriello, C. Gallina, Guerra C (2010). Analysis of interactions between ribosomal proteins and RNA structural motifs.

BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 11 (Suppl 1):S41, ISSN: 1471-2105


P. Bertolazzi, Guerra C, G. Liuzzi (2010). A global optimization algorithm for protein surface alignment.

BMC Bioinformatics. 11, 488, ISSN: 1471-2105, doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-11-488M.


Comin, F. Dellaert, C. Guerra (2009) Binding Balls: Fast detection of Binding Sites using a property of Spherical Fourier Transform. 

Journal of Computational Biology, 16, 11.

S. Angaran, M.E. Bock, C. Garutti and C. Guerra (2009)  MolLoc: a web tool for the local structural alignment of molecular su
rfaces. Nucleic Acids Research, Web Server Issue, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkp405.

A. Apostolico,  G. Ciriello, C. Guerra,  C. Heitsch, C. Hsiao, L. Williams (2009)  Finding 3D Motifs in Ribosomal RNA Structures.
Nucleic Acids Research,
doi: 10.1093/nar/gkn1044.

M. Comin, C. Guerra, G. Zanotti, (2008). Mining Over-Represented 3D Patterns of Secondary Structures in Proteins. Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 6, 6, 1067-1087.

M. Comin, C. Guerra,  G. Zanotti (2008) Invariant geometric properties of secondary structure elements in proteins, in "Biological data mining", Chapman & Hall/CRC Press.

M.E. Bock, C. Garutti and C. Guerra (2008). Cavity detection and matching for binding site recognition.Theoretical Computer Science, doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2008.08.018

G. Ciriello, C. Guerra (2008) A Review on Models and Algorithms for Motif Discovery in Protein-Protein Interaction
Network,  Briefings in Functional Genomics and Proteomics, DOI 10.1093/bfgp/eln015, 2008.

M.E. Bock, C. Garutti and C. Guerra (2007). Discovery of Similar Regions on Protein Surfaces, Journal of Computational Biology, 14, 3,  285-299.










Contact Information:
College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0280