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This preface introduces the content of the BioMed Central journal Supplement related to the 14th annual meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society, held in Cagliari, Italy, from the 5th to the 7th of July, 2017.
Armano, G., Fotia, G., & Manconi, A. (2018). BITS 2017: The annual meeting of the Italian Society of Bioinformatics. BMC Bioinformatics, 19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-018-2295-y