15 April 2013 / Published in: Information Age
Unilever worked with Eagle Genomics, a consultancy that specialises in the application of cloud computing to 'bioinformatics', the computational analysis of large scale biological data. Together, they developed a proof of concept implementation. Sequence data from microbial samples is uploaded to Amazon's S3 cloud storage service via the Internet.
28 March 2013 / Published in: Genome Web
Eagle Genomics has released a new version of its Elements of Bioinformatics table, a periodic table-like representation of all the currently available software for bioinformaticians as well as the years they became available.
26 March 2013 / Published in: BioMed Central
Eagle Genomics held their 3rd annual Symposium in Cambridge on 21st March 2013, offering a wide variety of talks under a common theme of big data and cuts in Bioinformatics. These were interspersed with breaks for very useful networking conversations.
BMC Bioinformatics and BMC Genomics will be attending the upcoming Eagle Genomics hosted third symposium: Will Big Data and Bigger Cuts Cripple Bioinformatics? in Cambridge UK, March 21st.
18 March 2013 / Published in: Genomewe, Business Weekly
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK Bioinformatics company Eagle appointed German software firm HB Technologies as its distributor in Central Europe under a deal announced today. The products and services deal covers Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Luxembourg and allows Eagle to "significantly" expand its reach in the German-speaking market. HB Technologies will "source new projects and opportunities" for Eagle, which will continue to carry out delivery and implementation work, the firms said.
15 March 2013 / Published in: Genomeweb
Downloads and Upgrades: Eagle Genomics, NextGene 2.3.2, Ultra-Deep de novo, and more.
1 March 2013 / Published in: Business Wire, Yahoo Finance
CAMBRIDGE, England–()–As the economic climate continues to take its toll on research and development budgets, the bioinformatics industry is under increasing pressure to cut costs and make more efficient use of its resources, but smart organisations are addressing these challenges and keeping up with the technical demands of data analysis by hiring the right people.
28 February 2013 / Published in: IPI
Personalised medicine; the thousand dollar genome – you probably have heard those phrases before. Imagine your next visit to the doctor, where you get your genome analysed on a USB stick and get prescribed the best possible medicine.
28 February 2013 / Published in: Pistoia Alliance
The last presentation was given by the Orange Team, led by Richard Holland of Eagle Genomics.
11 February 2013 / Published in: FoodManufacture.co.uk
The falling cost of DNA sequencing is leading more companies to invest in bioinformatic studies – which analyse genetic information – to aid research and development.
14 September 2012 / Published in: GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioinformatics services and consulting company Eagle Genomics plans to raise £1 million ($1.6 million) in new financing to support commercialization of its new cloud-based life sciences data analysis product and expansion of its staff.
12 September 2012 / Published in: Business Weekly
Eagle Genomics Ltd in Cambridge is bidding to raise £1 million one-off development capital to commercialise new technology that will enable customers to analyse biological data in the cloud.
13 August 2012 / Published in: San Diego Business Journal
Imagine your company has to sequence a portion of the 2.85 billion nucleotides in the human genome, a task common to San Diego area biotech companies. Where do you turn to process and store the 1 terabyte of data generated when recording a gene sequence?
July/August issue 2012 / Published in: SP2 Inter-Active
Richard Holland, CBO of Eagle Genomics, explains how new bioinformatics and information technology services are being combined to support innovation across a range of life science industry sectors. See pages 26-27.
01 August 2012 / Published in: MedNous
The open source aspect meant that anyone, anywhere could contribute new code or even algorithms that scientists could appreciate, reject or improve upon. All this led to more sophistication, which in turn attracted more participants. Richard Holland tells the story of the start up in 2008 of an open source bioinformatics company in Cambridge, UK called Eagle Genomics Ltd.
27 July 2012 / Published in: Genomeweb
Eagle Genomics said last week that it will work with members of the European Union's Open PHACTS consortium to link the Open PHACTS platform with genomics tools and workflows such as Galaxy as well as to integrate information from reference databases such as Ensembl.
23 July 2012 / Published in: John Innes Centre news, BioBased Digest
In partnership with the Cambridge-based bioinformatics company Eagle Genomics Ltd, the technology, called TraitTag, is being offered as a service to plant breeders. Markers associated with measured trait variation can be identified in essentially any crop species, including traits controlled at the level of gene expression variation rather than gene sequence variation, such as those with an epigenetic basis.
20 July 2012 / Published in: Cambridge Network, Genomeweb
Eagle intend to work with the consortium members to interface Open PHACTS with genomics tools (e.g. the Ensembl Browser) and workflows (e.g. eHive/Galaxy), and also facilitate the integration of data from major genomics references databases (e.g. Ensembl) into Open PHACTS data stores. Eagle is a leading provider of bioinformatics services to the entire life sciences and biotechnology industry and have established a strong reputation as experts in the field of genomic data analysis and integration.
13 July 2012 / Published in: Animal Pharm*
A UK-based company with its roots embedded in the country’s historic connections with the discovery of the human genome is aiming to bring genomic analysis to the animal health sector on a wider scale. Eagle Genomics, based in Cambridge, specializes in outsourced integration, management and analysis of genomic data for research and development teams belonging mainly to the pharmaceutical sector.
*Animal Pharm is the leading animal health news and intelligence resource.
12 July 2012 / Published in: Genomeweb
Bioinformatics service provider Eagle Genomics has also teamed up with Cycle Computing to develop a secure next-generation sequencing analysis pipeline. In February, they announced a collaboration that is being funded with a $50,000 grant from the Pistoia Alliance, a non-profit life sciences group that supports precompetitive collaborations to improve the interoperability of R&D standards.
12 July 2012 / Published in: Pistoia Alliance library
The Phase 2 of the Pistoia Alliance Sequence Services Project has produced three different implementations for managing and analyzing next-generation sequencing data in the cloud. In this webinar, you’ll hear about ElasticAP, a web-based, secure, integrated platform developed by Eagle Genomics and Cycle Computing. The webinar features overview of ElasticAP's functionality, integration of public and private datasets and applications such as Ensembl genome browser and Galaxy.
Eagle Genomics, a Cambridge UK based bioinformatics company, and Rijk Zwaan, a breeder and producer of vegetable seeds, have completed an innovative research project that will help develop improved seeds for farmers and commercial producers of watermelon, cucumber and tomato.
18 June 2012 / Published in: Babraham Bioscience Technologies
Eagle Genomics Limited based since 2009 in Babraham’s Bioincubator, which is currently home to 35 early-stage companies, was showcased at the forum. CEO Dr David Flanders said, “It was a very effective, well organised, and really (and potentially really, really) useful meeting: I have had several follow-on conversations.”
13 June 2012 / Published in: Clinica
Richard Holland, chief business officer of genomic data analysis specialist Eagle Genomics, discusses why unravelling the human genome is expensive business.
8 June 2012 / Published in: GenomeWeb
Results from a survey of more than 100 bioinformaticists indicate that the community is reluctant to turn to outsourcing or cloud computing, preferring to handle all informatics task internally.
7 May 2012 / Published in: Nature Biotechnology
Any scientist with an internet connection will be able to access all 200 terabytes of the data set in the cloud, avoiding the need to acquire additional bandwidth or data storage capacity. “It's a very large amount of data,” says William Spooner, chief technology officer at Cambridge, UK–based Eagle Genomics, which provides bioinformatics services for mining genomics data.
17 April 2012 / Published in: Haverhill Echo
Eagle Genomics Ltd, a tenant of the campus since 2009, is one of the companies that has taken advantage of the new facilities on offer as they continue to expand operations.
10 April 2012 / Published in: Wired
An outfit called Eagle Genomics is running Sequence Squeeze, a competition to see how to best compress a particular sequence of DNA, and this sort of work will make it easier to move data to and fro. Meanwhile, companies such as Oxford Nanopore are working to further reduce the cost of actually sequencing the data.
10 April 2012 / Published in: S3 news
Thursday 29th March 2012 saw S3 exhibit at the second annual symposium on the future of bioinformatics, following on from 2011’s successful event. The 2012 event was held at Babraham with the title “The Next 10 Years of Genome Content Management”. The keynote speaker was Tim Hubbard, Head of Informatics at the Wellcome Trust/Sanger Institute.
Eagle Genomics in Cambridge UK and Cycle Computing in New York have jointly won a competitive bid by the Pistoia Alliance to support the development of a proof-of-concept (PoC) system to meet the future needs of pharmaceutical R & D IT.
25 January 2012 / Published in: Business Weekly
A Cambridge company helping to drive advances in the post genomics era is staging a key bioinformatics symposium in March. Eagle Genomics Limited has gathered an impressive list of speakers for the event, which is on Thursday, March 29 at Babraham Research Campus.
6 January 2012 / Published in: NGS Leaders
Richard Holland is chief business officer and co-founder of Eagle Genomics Ltd, a UK-based bioinformatics services company that is partnering with the Pistoia Alliance to administer the Sequence Squeeze competition.
- Symposium on Genome Content Management
3 January 2012 / Published in: Cambridge First
The next 10 years of genome content management is the subject of a conference being staged at the Babraham Research Campus.
December 2011 / Published in: BioIT World Magazine
Richard Holland, of the fast-growing UK consultancy Eagle Genomics, can attest to the growing use of cloud computing. From a strength working with pharma and biotech in pipelines and data analysis, Holland says business is growing and diversifying into areas such as plant science and animal health. (Page 33)
17 November 2011 / Published in: Startup Intelligence
Provides software for genetics researcher and pharmaceutical companies to map genomes and manage genetics-related projects. Refer to page 36 for the list of 50 companies.
15 November 2011 / Published in: BioIT World
Richard Holland, CEO of the fast-growing UK consultancy Eagle Genomics, can attest to the growing use of cloud computing. From a strength working with pharma and biotech in pipelines and data analysis, Holland says business is growing and diversifying into areas such as plant science and animal health.
- Interview with Will Spooner: Eagle Genomics success story – commercialising research in the open arena
28 October 2011 / Published in: Open Access Success Stories
“Open access is critical to what we do,” says William Spooner. “We’re very much locked into the open arena.” Spooner is the founder and chief technical officer of Eagle Genomics, a small British company offering bioinformatics services and software and specialising in genome content management across the life sciences.
26 October 2011 / Published in: Nature Soapbox Science
Explained in just one sentence, bioinformatics is the science of managing, analysing, storing and merging biological data (DNA sequences, proteins, etc.) using advanced computing techniques. Put another way, it is the application of computer science and information technologies to solve biological questions. Simple questions include asking what a specific region of given DNA is responsible for, or how closely related one organism is to another by comparing their genomes.
- Interview with Richard Holland: Eagle Genomics, open source solution provider for genome content management
26 October 2011 / Published in: FLOSS for Science
This week we have an interview with Richard Holland, Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder of Eagle Genomics a bioinformatics company that leverages scientific open source software to supports its business model. Enjoy the interview!
The Pistoia Alliance, a precompetitive alliance of more than 50 life science companies, vendors, publishers, and academic groups, has announced the launch of a competition to find the best algorithm for compressing next-generation sequencing (NGS) data. The competition will be administered by Eagle Genomics, a British bioinformatics services and software company.
Eagle Genomics Ltd., the leading open-source bioinformatics consultancy, this week welcomed its new Chief Executive, David Flanders, to lead the organisation from its Babraham head office near Cambridge.
Gene sequencing and analysis could be dramatically speeded up, leading to patients receiving a quicker and more accurate diagnosis, thanks to research led by Eagle Genomics Ltd.
5 August 2011 / Published in: genomeweb
The bioinformatics consulting company Eagle Genomics said today that it will assist TLL as a subcontractor by organizing the sequencing and assembly of the Asian seabass genome.
6 June 2011 / Published in: Cyber Media www.ciol.com
Darwin and Moore are not from two different worlds anymore. Their ideas and predictions are intersecting in a very intriguing way in the form of Genomics and technology’s role in harnessing it better.
18 May 2011 / Published in: aws.amazon.com
Eagle Genomics is a bioinformatics services and software company specializing in genome content management and open-source solutions. Eagle Genomics handles and analyzes genomic data for pharmaceutical, agricultural and animal health companies, as well as academic centres.
22 April 2011 / Published in: genomeweb
At a meeting of the Pistoia Alliance last week, six vendors unveiled four cloud-based proof-of-concept platforms designed to provide a service for pharma to store and mine proprietary and public gene databases.
- Q&A: Eagle Survey of Bioinformaticians Finds Data Integration a Priority, Interest in Cloud Computing
22 April 2011 / Published in: genomeweb
The survey found that data integration is currently one of the largest technology concerns for the bioinformatics community and that while both academic and commercial groups still rely to a large extent on in-house data centers, they are considering shifting to the cloud in the future.
- Eagle Genomics sponsors BOSC 2011
21 April 2011 / Published in: Cambridge Network
Open Source software has flourished in the bioinformatics community for well over a decade. When the first BOSC (Bioinformatics Open Source Conference) was held in 2000, there were already a number of popular open source bioinformatics packages, and the number and range of these projects has increased dramatically since then.
21 April 2011 / Published in: Bio-IT World
Outsourcing has long been the holy grail of companies trying to make cost savings and increase efficiencies, and never more so than in the current economic turbulence that is sweeping the globe.
12 April 2011 / Published in: genomeweb
Eagle Genomics and IT business consulting firm Cognizant will partner with the Pistoia Alliance in a pilot project to develop a cloud-based platform that would provide easier access to gene sequence data.
- Cognizant and Eagle Genomics to Work with Pistoia Alliance to Develop a Cloud-based Platform for Streamlining Sequence Services
12 April 2011 / Published in: www.marketwatch.com
Cognizant, a leading provider of consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services, and Eagle Genomics Ltd., a bioinformatics software company specializing in genomic data management and integration.
30 March 2011 / Published in: cabume.co.uk
Eagle Genomics has taken the plunge and opened up its specialist information and resources on a fully free, no strings attached, open access model. In line with today's Document Freedom Day
- Collaboration deal for Cambridgeshire firm
10 February 2011 / Published in: Cambridge First
Cambridgeshire bioinformatics services company Eagle Genomics has signed a collaboration agreement with the University of Manchester.
10 February 2011 / Published in: Manchester University
Eagle Genomics Ltd. has signed a collaboration agreement with the University of Manchester to provide commercial support for Taverna, the open-source Workflow Management System.
- Symposium coming up at Babraham
22 January 2011 / Published in: Cambridge First
Bioinformatics in the next decade is the subject of a symposium being held at the Babraham Research Campus in April.
10 December 2010 / Published in: genomeweb
Bioinformatics services company Eagle Genomics believes that dwindling pharma R&D budgets and other factors could make outsourcing "vital to the ongoing ability of bioinformatics teams to effectively support R&D activities within their organizations."
3 December 2010 / Published in: genomeweb
The company is working with the European Bioinformatics Institute and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to provide technical support for commercial developers and users of the Ensembl platform.
13 May 2010 / Published in: John Innes Centre news
Eagle Genomics Ltd. in close collaboration with Martin Trick and Ian Bancroft from the John Innes Centre have signed a collaboration agreement to establish a commercial service for a new plant breeding research technology, TraitTag.
13 August 2009 / Published in: Business Weekly
A young genomics company founded by a Cambridge University alumni is starting to gather momentum.