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  • Prime Minister’s 100k Genome Project

    Genomics Ebgland is destined to sequence 100,000 patients over the next five year in England.  A landmark project by british government. Genomics England will play a key role in building on the UK’s long track record as leader in medical science advances to push the boundaries by unlo...

    Tags: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genomics, DNA Codes, Pharmacogenomics

    1323 days ago

  • InterpretOmics

    InterpretOmics, a big data analytics startup that focuses on life sciences, has received angel funding of around Rs 10 crore from a group of investors including Singapore's information technology and shipping company, Amarante. http://www.interpretomics.co/

    Tags: InterpretOmics, Omics, Bangalore, Bioinformatics, Genomics, India

    1320 days ago

  • Cancer's origins revealed

    Researchers have provided the first comprehensive compendium of mutational processes that drive tumour development. Together, these mutational processes explain most mutations found in 30 of the most common cancer types. This new understanding of cancer development could help to treat and prevent...

    Tags: Cancer, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genomics, Sanger Institute, DNA, Signature, Tumour

    1316 days ago

  • Make Genomic Research Less Ethnically-Biased

    Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Hélu, the world’s 2nd-richest man, is giving an additional $74 million to a genomics center in Boston in order to right a bias in the field–a kind of scientific racism, you might call it. The problem: most samples of DNA analyzed in biomedical re...

    Tags: Carlos, Genomics

    1240 days ago

  • Oldest Hominin DNA Sequenced

    Matthias Meyer and his team from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, have developed new techniques for retrieving and sequencing highly degraded ancient DNA. They then joined forces with Juan-Luis Arsuaga and applied the new techniques to a cave bear from t...

    Tags: Evolution, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Mitochondria

    1182 days ago

  • The genome factory !!!

    Illumina, Inc. announced Tuesday that its new HiSeq X Ten Sequencing System has broken the “sound barrier” of human genomics by enabling the $1,000 genome. “This platform includes dramatic technology breakthroughs that enable researchers to undertake studies of unprecedented sca...

    Tags: Bioinformatics, Genomics, NGS, Deep Sequencing

    1163 days ago

  • C-DAC launch supercomputing facility "Param Bio Blaze" !!!

    The bioinformatics centre at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) completed 10 years, this month. Established in 2004, the centre has been widely used by numerous researchers across the globe and has an ultimate aim of making personalised drugs depending on the composition of a hu...

    Tags: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genomics, C-DAC, Supercomputing, Param Bio Blaze, India

    1129 days ago

  • Atlas of ancient inter-ethnic group !!!

    Now a dayz, almost 3% of the world's population lived outside their country of origin. These migration is increasingly being perceived as a force that can contribute to development, and an integral aspect of the global development process.  While migrants make important contributions to the ...

    Tags: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genomics, Population, Atlas, Migrants

    1133 days ago

  • Ebola virus disease (EVD)or Ebola haemorrhagic fever !!!

    Ebola virus disease (EVD)or Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a severe and often deadly illness in humans, caused by the Ebola virus. The disease has high mortality rate, killing upto 90% of people who are infected. The ongoing 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak is considered to be the largest and long...

    Tags: Genomics, Infection, Virus, Disease, Outbreak, Africa

    956 days ago

  • Surrogate Variable Analysis (SVA)

    The sva package contains functions for removing batch effects and other unwanted variation in high-throughput experiment. Specifically, the sva package contains functions for the identifying and building surrogate variables for high-dimensional data sets. Surrogate variables are covariates constr...

    Tags: RNA-seq, Genomics, R, Bioconductor

    875 days ago