archive for August, 2010

Unpredictable

August 26th, 2010 by Richard Holland

It seems that in the world of bioinformatics, the concept of outsourcing work to third-parties (except where the third-party is an academic collaborator who will do the job for free!) is still in its infancy and so projects that involve this naturally take much longer from initial negotiation to work commencing. In Eagle’s experience we…

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UK Next Generation Sequencing Conference in Nottingham

August 13th, 2010 by Nick James

Well it has been a busy first day of the UK Next Gen Sequencing meeting. As well as some informative talks on more convential NGS topics, such as library preparations, assembly strategies and SNP discovery  using NGS, there was also some interesting presentations on some more unusual application of NGS, such as for determining the…

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Genotyping/Resequencing in clinical trials?

August 11th, 2010 by Abel Ureta-Vidal

I've been to a couple of seminar series in the last month that had something or partly to do with clinical trials data management. The first one was on July 13th 2010 at Granta Park, Cambridge UK. The seminar was the occasion to announce the launch of the UK Clinical Trials Cluster, an initiative by…

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Cloned cows

August 6th, 2010 by Richard Holland

Whenever I’m lucky enough to get tickets, I go to random recordings of BBC Radio shows. Last night I snagged two tickets to the recording of the last in the current series of Radio 4′s The Now Show, which is a humorous romp through the week’s news with a couple of witty songs thrown in…

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Eagle Genomics at ISAG 2010

August 3rd, 2010 by Madhu Donepudi

Eagle Genomics was at the ISAG 2010 (International Society for Animal Genetics), Edinburgh.  Apart from the picturesque Scotland, the conference programme was very interesting.  It was kick started by "The power of comparative genetics and genomics" by Prof. Kerstin Lindbld-Toh from the Broad Institute and was a well presented review of using comparative genomics to…

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