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The SIB recognizes the next generation of bioinformaticians

... The SIB Swiss Institute of bioinformatics today announced the winners of the 2009 SIB Best ... for the past four years with the SIB in the bioinformatics and Systems Biology Group led by Prof. Erik van ... the past two and a half years in the Evolutionary bioinformatics Group led by Prof. Marc Robinson-Rechavi at the ...

Toward a systems biology map of iron metabolism

... in the United Kingdom, and the Virginia bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have taken the first ... Biology and associate professor at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute, remarked: "To build the systems ... who was a postdoctoral researcher at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute and the Wake Forest University School ...

Open access advocate Philip E. Bourne to receive 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award

... Tuesday, April 28, at the annual meeting of the bioinformatics Organization in Boston. Established in 1998 to host collaborations in bioinformatics and promote open access to biological ... open source and open access bioinformatics," said bioinformatics Organization President J.W. Bizzaro, who will ...

A genomic CluE for cloud computing

... of computer science and in the Center for bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of ... industry where their skills are needed. bioinformatics and Computational Biology at Maryland Pop is ... in the University of Maryland Center for bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB), a ...

UC San Diego bioengineering professor trey ideker wins 2009 Overton Prize

... recognition to UC San Diego which has fantastic bioinformatics programs both at the undergraduate and graduate ... it without the help of some really first-rate bioinformatics and bioengineering graduate students," said ... Ideker has developed a number of influential bioinformatics methods and resources including Cytoscape, a ...

Oxford Journals and the International Society for Computational Biology announce new partnership

... partnership. From this year, the journal bioinformatics will once again become an official journal of the ISCB. bioinformatics and the ISCB have always shared close links ... discount on the individual subscription price to bioinformatics and other Oxford Journals titles, and ...

Bridging public and private research on bioinformatics and proteomics

... discuss the most recent findings in the fields of bioinformatics and Proteomics. A wide range of new and ... hand, the young and rapidly emerging field of bioinformatics have been generating new algorithms and tools to ... clear picture of the directions of proteomics and bioinformatics research in academic and industrial environments, ...

Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics celebrates 10th birthday by presenting major gifts to human health

... of all human proteins The Swiss Institute of bioinformatics has produced a groundbreaking encyclopaedic ... anniversary conference of the Swiss Institute of bioinformatics in Berne, Switzerland, its director Professor Ron ... drug code breakthrough The Swiss Institute of bioinformatics also inaugurated the annual SIB Young ...

Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics 10th Anniversary Conference

... Era: integrating experimental sciences and bioinformatics to understand Biology Prof. Manuel C. Peitsch, ... Nobel Prize Winner talk The impact of bioinformatics on our knowledge of life processes Prof. Werner ... Medicine 1978 16.00-16.50 Swiss Institute of bioinformatics talk Sequencing the invisible - environmental ...

Tips on how to build a better home for biological parts

... Blacksburg, Va. Researchers at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech have compiled a ... Jean Peccoud, associate professor at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute, remarked: "Our research group is very ... of biological parts represent a new generation of bioinformatics databases that pose a number of original and very ...

Healthy or diseased?

... molecules of a cell or a tissue. The exponents of bioinformatics analyzed data collected in the framework of a ... can be identified by means of an objective bioinformatics analysis of complex metabolomics data obtained in high-throughput experiments. Suhre added: "This bioinformatics approach can be used, in conjunction with the new ...

UD leads $5.3-million research project on rice epigenetics

... rice plants, the research team will develop new bioinformatics methods to process the vast amounts of data and ... and part technology, Meyers said. Developing the bioinformatics to handle the data is critical. You have to know what to do with it. As our bioinformatics capabilities have grown, so have the resources ...

UD leads $5.3-million research project on rice epigenetics

... rice plants, the research team will develop new bioinformatics methods to process the vast amounts of data and ... and part technology, Meyers said. Developing the bioinformatics to handle the data is critical. You have to know what to do with it. As our bioinformatics capabilities have grown, so have the resources ...

Reviews of microbial gene language published in special issue of Trends in Microbiology

... in a special issue of Trends in Microbiology , co-edited by Virginia bioinformatics Institute professor Brett Tyler. The Gene Ontology is a powerful language ... by filamentous pathogens. Joo Setubal, Associate Professor at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute, remarked: "Symbiotic microbes have developed many ingenious ...

FANTOM findings boost for biologists

... BioMed Central's open access journals, including Genome Biology and BMC bioinformatics , provide further insight into HCNE (highly conserved non-coding element) ... ( http://fantom.gsc.riken.jp/4/ ). Further research published in BMC bioinformatics highlights two new data-driven normalization methods for quantitative ...

University of Michigan installs second Genomatix Genome Analyzer

... of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data, announced today that the CCDU bioinformatics Core of the Center for Computational Medicine and Biology at the ... for their data analysis", said Dr. Jim Cavalcoli, Director of the CCDU bioinformatics Core of the Center for Computational Medicine and Biology at the ...

200,000 rice mutants available worldwide for scientific investigation

... paper and a graduate student in Andy Pereira's laboratory at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute, stated: "Bioinformatics is making it possible to visualize the ... they continue their work. Dr. Andy Pereira, Professor at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute, stated: "The Oryza sativa genome was sequenced in 2002 and ...

200,000 rice mutants available worldwide for scientific investigation

... paper and a graduate student in Andy Pereira's laboratory at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute, stated: "Bioinformatics is making it possible to visualize the ... they continue their work. Dr. Andy Pereira, Professor at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute, stated: "The Oryza sativa genome was sequenced in 2002 and ...

New tool for genome-wide association studies

... Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR), the Swiss Institute of bioinformatics (SIB) and the University Hospital of Lausanne have developed ... on a large scale. Presented in the March 1st (Vol. 25/5) issue of bioinformatics , the software is a public resource that will help scientists and ...

Stroma genomic signature predicts resistance to anthracyclin-based chemotherapy in breast cancer

... Researchers at the Swiss Institute of bioinformatics and the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research in Molecular ... Mauro Delorenzi, and Pratyaksha Wirapati from the Swiss Institute of bioinformatics developed new computational methods to extract relevant gene patterns from ...

Human genomics in China

... data of S. japonicum was registered in and released from a public bioinformatics database (http://biodb.sgst.cn) . operated by the Shanghai Bioinformation ... for systems biology research. Actually, mainly promoted by bioinformatics and computational biology, laws of a complex life system can now be ...

IRB Barcelona to coordinate two European projects on biomedicine

... from France, one from Italy, one from Portugal and one from Australia. bioinformatics AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE, UNITED AGAINST DIABETES Antonio Zorzano, head ... The MITIN Project is innovative because it will be the first time that bioinformatics is applied to obtain information about complex diseases such as diabetes, ...

UC San Diego and Genentech scientists develop potentially disruptive antibody sequencing technology

... bioinformatics researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Genentech have ... industry compared with traditional methods." In their paper, the bioinformatics researchers admit that while CSPS can readily handle small protein ...

Researchers apply systems biology and glycomics to study human inflammatory diseases

... also is an investigator with UB's New York State Center of Excellence in bioinformatics and Life Sciences. "Our goal is to find ways to alter carbohydrate ... on cells and individual proteins," said Neelamegham. The UB paper in bioinformatics describes a computer model that uses the data produced by those ...

Large reservoir of mitochondrial DNA mutations identified in humans

... Researchers at the University of Newcastle, England, and the Virginia bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech in the United States have revealed a large ... of disease. Dr. David Samuels, Assistant Professor at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute and an author on this study, commented: "We know from many ...

Open access to large-scale drug discovery data

... Wellcome Trust has awarded 4.7 million (5.8 million) to EMBL's European bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) to support the transfer of a large collection of ... molecules interact with, as part of our mission to provide wide access to bioinformatics tools to promote scientific progress and disseminate cutting-edge ...

Review article provides tools for the Rosaceae genomics community

... tools. In the past few years, for example, researchers at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute and the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture ... research. Vladimir Shulaev, associate professor at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute and corresponding author of the article, remarked: "The review ...

Securing the future of Europe's biological data resources

... to unite Europes biological data resources into a sustainable, integrative bioinformatics network for the life sciences. The European Life-science Infrastructure ... project is led by the European Molecular Biology Laboratorys European bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and involves 32 partners from 13 countries. The ...

UC San Diego researchers eliminate drug discovery bottleneck

... at the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and bioinformatics experts and computer scientists from UCSDs Jacobs School of Engineering. ... explains Julio Ng, a graduate student in UCSDs Interdisciplinary bioinformatics Ph.D. program and RECOMB 2008 paper co-author. The algorithms make use ...

Software developed by Boston College lab delivers speed and accuracy to genome research

... on computational speed and accuracy in data-crunching fields known as bioinformatics and high-throughput biology, said Marth, an associate professor of ... picture to date of human genetic variation. Ultimately, advances in bioinformatics will help push genetic science forward, shedding new light on human health ...

Genome comparison of 12 fruit fly species

... Researchers from the UAB Genomics, bioinformatics and Evolution Group participated in an international research that has ... Ruiz, Brbara Negre, Mar Marzo and Marta Puig, from the UAB Genomics, bioinformatics and Evolution Group, participated in the research project. According to ...

NIH selects LIAI for major study on allergy molecular causes and possible treatments

... allergy diseases. LIAIs project efforts will be accelerated through bioinformatics along with the use of the allergy epitope information already in the IEDB. bioinformatics uses computer databases, algorithms and statistical techniques to analyze ...

Selexis Announces Advanced Approach to Maximize Power of Genetic Elements for Rapid Development of High Performance Cell Lines

... Publication in September issue of Nature Methods Shows Application of bioinformatics tools to Identify The Most Powerful Matrix Attachment Regions ... the September issue of the journal Nature Methods, demonstrates that using bioinformatics analysis, researchers computed putative novel genetic elements from the ...

New computer simulation helps explain folding in important cellular protein

... Thomas Wst, formerly of UGA and now employed in Switzerland; Landau, and Ying Xu, Regents-Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and professor of bioinformatics and computational biology, also at UGA. The research was supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science ...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

... To this end, he and his colleagues make presentations to the Seattle community. His lab is also in the initial stages of developing a course in bioinformatics to be used by high-school science teachers. Malik, a native of India, received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the Indian ...

Systems biology recommended as a clinical approach to cancer

... Blacksburg, Va. -- Four researchers at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech and their colleagues at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine are advocating the use of systems biology as ...

New national genome center launched

... interpretation of the data will be critical to TGAC fulfilling its potential. To achieve this, TGAC will become a national centre of excellence in bioinformatics the application of computer science and statistical analysis to biological research. A key aim for TGAC is to combine world-class genome science ...

New e-science service could accelerate cancer research

... The University of Manchester and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have launched a major new e-science resource for biologists which could accelerate research into treatments for H1N1 flu and ...

7th annual [BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference 'Molecular Evolution' June 18-19, 2009

... The SIB Swiss Institute of bioinformatics and the Biozentrum of the University of Basel's 7th annual [BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference "Molecular Evolution", opened today at the ...

Scientists sequence genome of the N2-fixing, soil-living bacterium Azotobacter vinelandii

... Blacksburg, Va. A collaboration of researchers, which includes scientists at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute (VBI) and Virginia Tech, have completed the genome sequence of Azotobacter vinelandii , uncovering important genetic information that will ...
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