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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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A genetic genealogy analysis helped secure the release of a California man from prison after getting his murder conviction overturned, the Guardian reports.

Technology Review discusses the concerns that come along with the ability to quickly synthesize viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

Researchers have uncovered large bacteriophages whose genomes include translational machinery, Live Science reports.

In PNAS this week: role for Myc in alternative splicing regulation in prostate cancer, variation in methylation in Arabidopsis, and more.