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ProServer Das, Ensembl and EC2

If you use the ProServer DAS server with some Ensembl-based adaptors ( maybe you want to server data from Ensembl, or maybe you have genomic data and want to serve it with some extra annotation that is in Ensembl ) then you may  have come across..

Will Spooner

Coining "Genome Content Management"

The services that Eagle Genomics provide are pretty simple, right? Support of open source bioinformatics software following the model of typical commercial Linux distros. One criticism that we often hear is: "Most molecular biology groups have..

BioMart 0.8

BioMart will be previewing their new 0.8 version during a dedicated workshop at GMOD Europe 2010.


It seems that in the world of bioinformatics, the concept of outsourcing work to third-parties (except where the third-party is an academic collaborator who will do the job for free!) is still in its infancy and so projects that involve this..

UK Next Generation Sequencing Conference in Nottingham

Well it has been a busy first day of the UK Next Gen Sequencing meeting.

Abel Ureta-Vidal

Genotyping/Resequencing in clinical trials?

I've been to a couple of seminar series in the last month that had something or partly to do with clinical trials data management. The first one was on July 13th 2010 at Granta Park, Cambridge UK. The seminar was the occasion to announce the launch..

Cloned cows

August 6, 2010 / no comments / in Bioinformatics / by Richard Holland

Whenever I'm lucky enough to get tickets, I go to random recordings of BBC Radio shows. Last night I snagged two tickets to the recording of the last in the current series of Radio 4's The Now Show, which is a humorous romp through the week's news..

Abel Ureta-Vidal

Eagle Genomics at ISAG 2010

Eagle Genomics was at the ISAG 2010 (International Society for Animal Genetics), Edinburgh.  Apart from the picturesque Scotland, the conference programme was very interesting.  It was kick started by "The power of comparative genetics and genomics"..

MapReduce Genome Assembly using Contrail

July 29, 2010 / 1 Comments / in Bioinformatics / by Richard Holland

Contrail has to be the most impressive application of MapReduce I've seen yet.

Next Generation Sequencing conference in Nottingham, UK

I shall be attending a next generation sequencing conference in Nottingham in August and hopefully presenting a talk. The talk would describe nicely a project that I have been involved over the last month or so.  I've just written an abstract for..

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