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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In an effort to address the high failure rate of drug candidates in clinical studies, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the European Bioinformatics Institute, and GlaxoSmithKline have partnered to create a new center that will use genomics and big data technologies

Name: Lennart Martens
Position: Professor of Systems Biology, Ghent University; Group Leader of the Computational Omics and Systems Biology group, VIB
Background: PRIDE Group Coordinator, European Bioinformatics Institute

Researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute in the UK have devised a new error-tolerant coding scheme for storing digital information in DNA.

The European Bioinformatics Institute has released a beta version of its programming-language-agnostic REST API for data from Ensembl 68.

Researchers from the University of Dundee and the University of Manchester have completed a reanalysis of a large-scale phosphoproteomic dataset, identifying a number of adenosine diphosphate-ribosylation sites.

The European Bioinformatics Institute has announced plans to provide storage for raw mass spec data as part of its Proteomics Identifications Database, PRIDE.

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute said this week that Graham Cameron will resign from his position as associate director.

Ingenuity Systems has launched Ingenuity iReport for Microarray Gene Expression, an integrated solution for statistical and biological interpretation of -omics data.

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In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.