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Will Spooner

AI & Deep Learning in Healthcare and Life Science

July 21, 2017 / no comments / in AI, deep learning / by Will Spooner
On 21st July the   Pistoia Alliance holds an initial community meeting on the topic of   AI & Deep Learning in Healthcare and Life Science, with the aim being to understand what barriers there are to using these technologies and how to..

Are household products contributing to antibiotic resistance?

Nowadays, antiseptics and disinfectants are widely used by the general public to clean various contact surfaces, including taps, doorhandles, kitchen work tops and bathroom sinks and toilets. These reagents demonstrate broad-spectrum activity,..

WEBINAR: Expert panel on industrialising microbiomics

July 13, 2017 / no comments / in webinar, microbiome / by Catherine Kidd
Tuesday July 25 2017 2:00 PM, Webinar

Join a panel of experts, including Dr Barry Murphy, Microbiomics Science Lead at Unilever, Dr Craig McAnulla, Senior Consultant for Bioinformatics and Dr Yasmin Alam-Faruque, Scientific Data..

Craig McAnulla

Getting the Scoop on Food Safety 

I had a 6 month placement in a food testing lab just after getting my undergraduate degree. We tested food and drink samples from a variety of companies to check for harmful bacteria. The tests involved growing bacteria from the samples and..

Eagle Genomics announces Advisory Board formation

Smart data management company, Eagle Genomics, is pleased to announce the formation of an Advisory Board comprised of some of the world’s thought leaders in data and life sciences. Members of the board are all exceptional individuals representing..

Eagle Genomics named at the forefront of the genomics ‘global commercial opportunity’ by the Telegraph

The Telegraph today reported that drug industry leaders are calling for the UK to put more investment into the ‘global commercial opportunity’ in genomics.

Yasmin Alam-Faruque

Uses of e[catalog]

The e[catalog] enables both the build up of a single resource of legacy and current research datasets from a variety of experiments, and permits the federation of relevant disparate data sources. This resource can then be shared and viewed..

Craig McAnulla

What taxonomy database should I use?

There is no single answer to this question.

I'm not going to attempt a comprehensive review of the various taxonomy databases and their pros and cons here. Instead I'll show some examples of why you might chose a particular database in particular..

Craig McAnulla

Microbiomics / Metagenomics Analysis Part 1: Enabling better product claims faster!

  1. Scientists often sit at different locations e.g. the experiments at one location, while the analysis involves people from others. Given the importance of the study for the product claim, senior management also ask to look at the data. A data..
Abel Ureta-Vidal

Sun, Sea and Science at the Elixir SME Forum, Barcelona

Elixir is truly ramping up engagement with SMEs across Europe this year, with not one, not two, but four  SME forums in 2017. I sadly missed the first one in Helsinki in February, but I was not going to miss the second one in Barcelona on June..
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