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.

A Reddit AMA with Dr Francis Collins

On Friday last week, Director of the NIH, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, participated in an ‘Ask Me Anything’ session on Reddit in the run up to DNA Day this Thursday.

The 9 Vs of Genetic Medicine Big Data

In recent years, people have started to break down and categorise the matters needing attention when using big data. Such lists define categories using words beginning with the letter ‘V’.

Weekend Reads, week 15

Some are exciting (Bill Gates on gene editing and George Church on how to live forever), some are informative (lab mice might be too clean, questioning drug pricing and freeing health data). You can read one, or you can read all five. That’s up to you! 

Genomic Data 101: 2018 Edition

Free download: This guide gives you a broader and deeper understanding than the previous edition, to help you understand what considerations you need to make when designing a computational genomics workflow or platform.

Largest Genetic Study for POAG in African-Americans

Dr Joan O’Brien, chair of the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Ophthalmology, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, and primary investigator of POAAGG, joins our panel of experts on April 10th to discuss bias in genetic studies and what is being done to remove it.