Informatics

The new six-course online specialization will teach core bioinformatics principles and concepts to biologists and computer scientists.

The developers of a web-based tool originally designed to track flu virus evolution have released versions of their software that track changes in other troublesome viruses. 

The database currently includes 60 oncogenes with variants associated with therapies and clinical trials, or that have been functionally characterized.

The graph-based tools will allow researchers to query large datasets and identify defining patterns of variation across cancer types and subtypes.

Under the partnership, the University of Miami will provide samples and Berg will analyze them using its Interrogative Biology platform.

Management method and system for implementation, execution, data collection, and data analysis of a structured collection procedure which runs on a collection device
Using lexical analysis and parsing in genome research
Data independent acquisition of product ion spectra and reference spectra library matching
Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing genetic information obtained by using next generation sequencing (NGS)
Genetic information management system and method
Genomic application data storage

In Science this week: issues in reproducibility, circulating DNA predicts breast cancer relapse, and more.

Because of an autoimmune disorder, a man has been shedding live polioviruses for 28 years, according to an analysis appearing in PLOS Pathogens.

Being in a long-term collaboration can increase researchers' citation rates by 17 percent, a recent analysis says.

By analyzing tweets, Canadian researchers examine the public's view of gene patenting.