Data

Data is at the heart of applicable genomics. As the volume and depth of genomic data grows, bioinformaticians are translating the data into interpretable patterns leading to new biological insight.

Weekend Reads

This week: Consider how your DNA could make you less secure, learn about how a controversial doctor from Massachusetts General Hospital is helping to improve diabetes treatment, and get all the details of the next big Hacakthon in San Francisco!

First Assembly of Pure Great Ape Genomes

Researchers have assembled the genomes of an orang-utan and a chimpanzee without incorporating any human DNA for the first time, allowing for a more accurate evaluation of their genotypes.

VirION: Towards Long-Read Viral Metagenomics

The study of viral ecology is taking major leaps forward with the use of long-read sequencing and viral metagenomics. On this webinar we discuss how MinION technology is bringing scientists closer to high-throughput single-virus genomics from environmental samples.