8 hrs ago
DOST supercomputer now up and running
The supercomputer arrived last November and has been tested since January. It now enters operation upon the recent opening of the Philippine Genome Center, Core Facility for Bioinformatics at U.P. Diliman.
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22 hrs ago
SMART project names advisory board to expand health IT app use
Kenneth Mandl, head of the new SMART Advisory Committee, is professor at Harvard Medical School and chairman in Bioinformatics and Population Health at Boston Children's Hospital.
Orange Bioinformatics extends Orange , a data mining software package, with common functionality for bioinformatics.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Nucleic Acids Research
The RNase H-like superfamily: new members, comparative structural...
Ks. Trojdena 4, PL-02-109 Warsaw, Poland, 2Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia, 1340 Jefferson Park Avenue, Charlottesville, VA USA-22908, USA, 3Bioinformatics Laboratory, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, PL-61-614 Poznan, Poland, 4Laboratory ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Genome-wide SNPs lead to strong signals of geographic structure and...
Genetic markers are widely used to understand the biology and population dynamics of disease vectors, but often markers are limited in the resolution they provide.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
MetDisease - connecting metabolites to diseases via literature
Motivation: In recent years, metabolomics has emerged as an approach to perform large-scale characterization of small molecules in biological systems.
Optimization strategies for fast detection of positive selection on phylogenetic trees
We present a series of computational optimizations for more efficient estimation of the likelihood function on large-scale phylogenetic problems.
Identified epigenetic factors associated with increased risk of developing cancer
One in four human tumor presents genetic polymorphisms associated with increased risk of cancer that cause an epigenetic change that modifies the expression of neighboring genes.
Next-generation sequencing: a challenge to meet the increasing demand ...
The widespread adoption of high-throughput next-generation sequencing technology among the Australian life science research community is highlighting an urgent need to up-skill biologists in tools required for handling and analysing their NGS data.
Deepak Rajpal to Speak at Bioinformatics Conference Jun 19-20 2014, San Diego, CA
Data integration is critical for disease understanding and program progression for drug discovery.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Challenges in RNA virus bioinformatics
Motivation: Computer-assisted studies of structure, function and evolution of viruses remains a neglected area of research.
Improving clustering with metabolic pathway data
It is a common practice in bioinformatics to validate each group returned by a clustering algorithm through manual analysis, according to a-priori biological knowledge.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Deep, Integrated Genomic Analysis Re-Classifies Lower-Grade Brain Tumors
Comprehensive genomic analysis of low-grade brain tumors sorts them into three categories, one of which has the molecular hallmarks and shortened survival of glioblastoma multiforme, the most lethal of brain tumors, researchers reported at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2014 .
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The growth of this market is mainly fuelled by the increasing need for personalized medicine, growth in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development expenditure, technological advancements, and availability of government and private funding for proteomics projects.
Journal of Experimental Botany
Plant Vascular Biology 2013: vascular trafficking
About 200 researchers from around the world attended the Third International Conference on Plant Vascular Biology held in July 2013 at the Rantapuisto Conference Center, in Helsinki, Finland .
Mon Apr 07, 2014
A feature vector integration approach for a generalized support...
Computational Biology and Chemistry , Vol. 32, No. 6. , pp. 458-461, doi:10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2008.07.017 Due to the exponential growth of sequenced genomes, the need to quickly provide accurate annotation for existing and new sequences is paramount to facilitate biological research.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
MEMOSys 2.0: an update of the bioinformatics database for genome-scale models and genomic data.
The MEtabolic MOdel research and development System is a versatile database for the management, storage and development of genome-scale models .
Efficient Subgraph Similarity Search on Large Probabilistic Graph Databases
Many studies have been conducted on seeking the efficient solution for subgraph similarity search over certain graphs due to its wide application in many fields, including bioinformatics, social network analysis, and Resource Description Framework data management.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Immunoglobulin and T Cell Receptor Genes: IMGT(A ) and the Birth and Rise of Immunoinformatics.
IMGT , the international ImMunoGeneTics information system , is the global reference in immunogenetics and immunoinformatics.