U of Pitt Uses Data Simulator to Evaluate a Growing Microarray Analysis Toolkit | GenomeWeb

Laboratories around the world are churning out gigabytes of notoriously messy microarray data, so why is a bioinformatics team at the University of Pittsburgh adding fake gene expression data to the mix? Because the last few years have produced an explosion of methods for analyzing microarray gene expression data, “but no standardization or metric by which those methods can be compared,” said James Lyons-Weiler, an assistant professor at the Center for Oncology Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.

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