The amount of genomic data is growing rapidly, but our understanding of how the encoded genes perform their...
The Bioinformatics Institute Ghent From Nucleotides to Networks (BIG N2N) is a center of excellence in state-of-the-art bioinformatical tools and methods with applications in the fields of Sustainable Agriculture and Successful Ageing, recognized worldwide as key challenges for a sustainable society.
It was established as Multidisciplinary Research Partnership by Ghent University in 2011 as part of the strategic spearhead research policy plan promoting excellence in research, selected on the basis of the established expertise and the potential to become world leader in the field. Because of the growing importance of bioinformatics, computational biology, and systems biology in the life sciences, bioinformatics was one of the topics that were selected. In 2015 it was recognized as 'Bioinformatics Institute Ghent From Nucleotides to Networks'.
Following the concept of our bioinformatics exhibition 'From nucleotides to networks' with pairs of a bioinformatics figure and a real, visually resembling picture, you were challenged to find a... Read more
Identification of genomic regions associated with a phenotype of interest is a fundamental step toward solving questions in biology and improving industrial research. Bulk segregant analysis (BSA) combined with high-throughput sequencing is a... Read more
When designing a case-control study to investigate differences in microbial composition, it is fundamental to assess the sample sizes needed to detect an hypothesised difference with sufficient statistical power. Our application includes power... Read more
Colleague Pieter Mestdagh has been nominated for the biggest Science Talent of Belgium and The Netherlands by the New Scientist. Out of those 25 nominated people, 5 candidates will be for the final election in Amsterdam. Selection is based on the... Read more