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A Sad Goodbye to Richard

June 9th, 2014 by Abel Ureta-Vidal

With Richard’s departure to the Pistoia Alliance formally announced, we at Eagle just wanted to say a sad goodbye, and good luck to Richard in his new role. Since forming the company with Will and myself, Richard has worked tirelessly to make Eagle the success it is today. He has played a crucial role in…

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Eagle wins Genomics England-led SBRI Competition

May 12th, 2014 by Ivan Karabaliev

Eagle, an expert provider of bioinformatics software and services across a wide range of the life science and other sectors, has won a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition which will see the company further develop its technology for genomic data management and analysis.  The competition was funded by the Department of Health, through the…

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Presentations from Eagle’s Fourth Annual Symposium online

April 15th, 2014 by Ivan Karabaliev

@eaglegen tweet: "If you see this sign you are the right place! #egsym14 Bigger than Data- Discover or Die?" Organised for a fourth consecutive year our fourth symposium: Bigger than Data – Discover or Die? was held on Thursday on 27th March at the Babraham Research Campus. Our symposium was well attended and we are…

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How Successful Bioinformatics is just like Cooking – Review of Eagle’s 4th Annual Symposium

April 1st, 2014 by Ivan Karabaliev

“The more data, the more difficult discovery is,” was how Abel Ureta-Vidal, Eagle’s CEO described the challenges of big data at Eagle’s 4th Annual Symposium. Having highlighted the challenges of big data, Abel went on to use a properly organised kitchen as an analogy for how to conduct manage bioinformatics data. By having the right…

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Symposium talk abstract: Don’t Forget the Small Data: Experimental Metadata Tracking Using the ISA Infrastructure

March 25th, 2014 by Ivan Karabaliev

Don't Forget the Small Data: Experimental Metadata Tracking Using the ISA Infrastructure   By Philippe Rocca-Serra, Senior Research Assistant, Team coordinator, University of Oxford e-Research Centre Speaker for our 4th Annual Symposium: Bigger Than Data – Discover or Die? Talk time: 12:00 pm 27.3.2014 Talk abstract: "Reporting experimental plans should not be a second thought….

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Symposium Talk Abstract: Biomarkers: From n=1 to 7 Billion

March 24th, 2014 by Ivan Karabaliev

Biomarkers: From n=1 to 7 Billion By Anthony Rowe, Principal Scientist – R&D IT External Innovation, Janssen R&D. Speaker for our 4th Annual Symposium: Bigger Than Data – Discover or Die? Talk time: 10:30 am 27.3.2014 Talk abstract: "In recent years we have seen an large increase in the use of omics technologies applied to…

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Elements of Bioinformatics version 5 released #egelements

March 18th, 2014 by Richard Holland

Eagle are proud to announce the latest release of our Elements of Bioinformatics table, version 5 (sometimes referred to as the periodic table of bioinformatics). It's hard to believe that this tool is now well into its third year of existence! As always it can be found at elements.eaglegenomics.com. New features in version 5 include:…

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Symposium Talk Abstract: A Joint Approach of Corporate IT and Scientists to Accept Big Data Challenges

March 17th, 2014 by Ivan Karabaliev

A Joint Approach of Corporate IT and Scientists to Accept Big Data Challenges By Aline Nink, IT Portfolio Manager Research & Development, Bayer Business Services GmbH Speaker for our 4th Annual Symposium: Bigger Than Data – Discover or Die? Talk time: 2:30 pm 27.3.2014 Talk abstract: "The challenges that we have to deal with in…

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Symposium Talk Abstract: The Importance of Data Representation

March 11th, 2014 by Ivan Karabaliev

The Importance of Data Representation: New Tools for Large Scale Knowledge Modelling By Steve Gardner, CEO, Biolauncher and RowAnalytics Speaker for our 4th Annual Symposium: Bigger Than Data – Discover or Die? Talk time: 3:00 pm 27.3.2014 Talk abstract: "The volume and diversity of life science and healthcare data have created huge data integration challenges….

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Hiding your genome in full sight

March 11th, 2014 by Richard Holland

Last month, Science blogged about a new technique for encrypting human genomes in such a way that computation could be carried out against them whilst maintaining the privacy of the individual. The technique allows a query to be run against an encrypted genome without ever needing to decrypt it yet still returning the same results…

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