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 PNAS this week: co-evolutionary signatures of insect hosts and bacterial symbionts, distinct transcript isoforms of high-grade ovarian cancer, and more.

Adam Rutherford discusses genetic genealogy at the Guardian.

Portions of the US 21st Century Cures Act are raising some safety concerns.

David Dobbs writes at Buzzfeed that genomics has delivered little on its promises.

May
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease. 

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.