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EMBL-EBI

The money will help create EMBL-EBI as the hub of a multinational life sciences program, and increase its next-gen resources.

ELIXIR is led by the European Bioinformatics Institute and kicked off last year with €4.5 million ($6.3 million) in funding from the European Commission.

The database, called Gene Expression Atlas, was designed to enable researchers to search through curated and annotated expression data from more than 30,000 microarray experiments collected since the late-1990s.

Bioinformatics

The Plant-Associated Microbe Gene Ontology Consortium presented a vocabulary resource comprising more than 700 words focusing on microbe-host interactions. The words appear as part of eight papers is a special supplement to BMC Microbiology.

The Short Read Headache

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With more aligners and assemblers out there than next-gen sequencing platforms, how do you choose the best one? GT checks out your options.

HINXTON, UK--The implications of the speedup of various genome projects was well reflected in this year’s Genome-Based Gene Structure Determination symposium, held June 1-2 on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus

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Los Angeles brought and settled a civil enforcement action against the makers of an at-home test for SARS-CoV-2, NPR reports. 

The Guardian reports that Cancer Research UK is cutting its research funding by £44 million.

Technology Review examines factors affecting SARS-CoV-2 testing turnaround times.

In PNAS this week: mapping of ancient human migrations in Europe, recurrent gene fusion in breast cancer, and more.