Informatics

The funding is part of a total of $16.6 million from CPRIT to support cancer research at and recruit scientists to the medical center.  

The investigators used the technique to identify two novel secretome targets and then confirmed them to be elevated in the blood of women with cancer.

The group found that a combination of algorithms performs better than any one single algorithm.

The European Union is ponying up €19 million to support ELIXIR implementation through a four-year program that starts in September.

The Dutch firm has created a platform based on accelerated hardware supercomputing and is picking up European customers before approaching the US.

Taxonomic classification system
Minimization of epigenetic surprisal data of epigenetic data within a time series
System and method for classification of patients
Methods and systems for storing sequence read data
Compression of genomic data file
Compression of genomic data

In Genome Research this week: mitochondrial and nuclear gene fusions in cancer, role of genomic imprinting in tissue-specific gene expression, and more.

Maria Freire from the Foundation for the NIH calls for "politically popular pledges of support" for the NIH to turn into support for increased funding for the agency.

A Thomson Reuters analysis indicates that the life sciences, rather than the tech sector, are increasingly driving global innovation.

The White House says ethical discussions about genome editing of the human germline are needed.

Jun
23
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will demonstrate how automated liquid handling workstations can reduce bottlenecks in library preparation for next-generation sequencing, enabling scientific advances in genomics research that were not possible five years ago.