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Symposium Abstract #6 - Ulrike Schoeck

This is the sixth of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade - are we prepared?". Here we will hear from GATC Biotech's Director of Bioinformatics, Ulrike Schoeck...

Abel Ureta-Vidal

Cloud Computing Security - not risky for every system

While cloud computing is one of the top current trends in the IT industry, pharmaceutical sector (where the sensitive data is traditionally being protected behind corporate firewalls) has concerns about cloud security. Keeping aside the law and..

Symposium Abstract #5 - Dan MacLean

This is the fifth of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade - are we prepared?". This time it's the turn of Dan MacLean, Head of Bioinformatics at the Sainsbury..

Will Spooner
Will Spooner

NCBI phase out the SRA, bail from the data tsunami

February 14, 2011 / 1 Comments / in Big data, Bioinformatics, Open data / by Will Spooner

Apologies in advance, but the analogy is too tempting to pass up... Here is the scene; the sun is setting over a glassy sea. A surfer starts to paddle as the waters stir, accelerating as the wave builds to three or four times their height. The..

Will Spooner

Getting Involved in Debian Med

February 10, 2011 / no comments / in Bioinformatics / by Will Spooner
February 10, 2011 no comments in Bioinformatics by Will Spooner

My relationship with Debian Linux extends back over 10 years. At that time Debian's value proposition, vs. RedHat, Slackware, SUSE and others was A. total commitment to the "open-source" philosophy, and B. an unhealthy reliance on perl; de-rigeur in..

Symposium Abstract #4 - Matt Hall

February 10, 2011 / no comments / in Bioinformatics, Blog / by Richard Holland

This is the fourth of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade - are we prepared?". This week we'll hear from Matt Hall, UK Team Leader Computational Biology for GSK...

Abel Ureta-Vidal

Eagle and Manchester sign KTA for Taverna

Eagle Genomics Ltd. has signed a collaboration agreement with The University of Manchester to provide commercial support for Taverna, the open-source Workflow Management System.

Symposium Abstract #3 - Nick Lynch

This is the third of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade - are we prepared?". This week we'll hear about the keynote presentation being given by AstraZeneca's Nick..

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