Since September 2013 Nature Methods has been publishing a monthly column on statistics called "Points of...
Human diseases show considerable heterogeneity at the molecular level. Such heterogeneity is central to personalized...
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'.
Background: Next generation sequencing enables studying heterogeneous populations of viral infections. When the sequencing is done at high coverage depth ("deep sequencing"), low frequency variants can be detected. Here we present QQ-SNV (... Read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Belgium is the latest country to join ELIXIR, following the signature of the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement by the Secretary of State for Science Policy, Elke Sleurs, and its approval by the ELIXIR Board.
Led... Read more
In many countries, genetically modified organisms (GMO )legislations have been established in order to guarantee the traceability of food/feed products on the market and to protect the consumer freedom of choice. Therefore, several GMO detection... Read more
Copenhagen, 2015-11-05 08:25 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Exiqon A/S (NASDAQ OMX: EXQ), a leading provider of flexible solutions for RNA
analysis, today announced the impressive results of a comparative study on
technologies for... Read more