Applied Maths

The Belgian SME Applied Maths NV, with a subsidiary division in Austin (Texas, USA), has been active on the world market for biological data analysis software since 1992. The company develops cutting-edge software for the biosciences, including the software packages "BioNumerics" and "GelCompar II", both which have gained worldwide recognition through their use in many prestigious international projects, networks and critical-mission applications. The cornerstones of APM’s success are the broad expertise in all areas of bioinformatics and the competence of designing powerful and innovative algorithms.

Main tasks

General support of data analysis, development of new functionality for its BioNumerics software suite for data capture, data storage and data analysis focusing on in-depth whole-genome comparison, and software training.

Relevant publications

  • Asteri, I. A. and Boutou, E. and Anastasiou, R. and Pot, B. and Vorgias, C. E. and Tsakalidou, E. and Papadimitriou, K. In silico evidence for the horizontal transfer of gsiB, a σ(B)-regulated gene in gram-positive bacteria, to lactic acid bacteria Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2011 77 (10) : 3526--3531. [pmid]
  • Asteri, I. A. and Papadimitriou, K. and Boutou, E. and Anastasiou, R. and Pot, B. and Vorgias, C. E. and Tsakalidou, E. Characterization of pLAC1, a cryptic plasmid isolated from Lactobacillus acidipiscis and comparative analysis with its related plasmids Int. J. Food Microbiol. 2010 141 (3) : 222--228. [pmid]
  • Asteri, I. A. and Papadimitriou, K. and Boutou, E. and Pot, B. and Vorgias, C. E. and Tsakalidou, E. Comparative and evolutionary analysis of plasmid pREN isolated from Lactobacillus rennini, a novel member of the theta-replicating pUCL287 family FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 2011 318 (1) : 18--26. [pmid]
  • Mattocks, C. J. and Watkins, G. and Ward, D. and Janssens, T. and Bosgoed, E. A. and van der Donk, K. and Ligtenberg, M. J. and Pot, B. and Theelen, J. and Cross, N. C. and Scheffer, H. and Matthijs, G. Interlaboratory diagnostic validation of conformation-sensitive capillary electrophoresis for mutation scanning Clin. Chem. 2010 56 (4) : 593--602. [pmid]
  • Papadimitriou, K. and Ferreira, S. and Papandreou, N. C. and Mavrogonatou, E. and Supply, P. and Pot, B. and Tsakalidou, E. Complete genome sequence of the dairy isolate Streptococcus macedonicus ACA-DC 198 J. Bacteriol. 2012 194 (7) : 1838--1839. [pmid]
  • Pirnay, Jean-Paul and Bilocq, Florence and Pot, Bruno and Cornelis, Pierre and Zizi, Martin and Van Eldere, Johan and Deschaght, Pieter and Vaneechoutte, Mario and Jennes, Serge and Pitt, Tyrone and De Vos, Daniel Pseudomonas aeruginosa population structure revisited. PLoS One 2009 4 (11) : e7740. [pmid]
  • Pot, B. and Tsakalidou, E. Taxonomy and metabolism of Lactobacillus Chapter 2 In: Lactobacillus Molecular Biology 2009 : 3--58.
  • Pouseele, H. and Vauterin, P. and Vauterin, L. A resampling strategy for reliable network construction Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 2011 60 (3) : 273--286. [pmid]


Bruno Pot, PhD
Director of Business Development

Applied Maths NV
Keistraat 120
B-9830 Sint-Martens-Latem

Phone: +32-9-2222100
Fax: +32-9-2222102


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