Informatics

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.

The method offers a way for genome-wide arrays to be used in individual patients to uncover methylated sites associated with rare genomic imprinting disorders.

The informatics firm will use the money to help sell its cloud-based genomic analysis platform to clinicians and labs.

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 Science this week: swapping yeast genes with human orthologs to study conservation of function, and more.

Hong Kong is using DNA phenotyping to shame litterers.

A study appearing in Cell suggests some metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients could benefit from PARP inhibitor therapy.

NIH's Francis Collins writes that scientific advances are poised to help populations all over the world, but more scientists are needed to keep the momentum.

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.