posts tagged ‘science’

ENCODE: A beachcomber’s guide to the genome

September 11th, 2012 by Will Spooner

ENCODE press coverage focused on their ‘de-junking’ of the genome. But semantic wrangling apart, what will the ENCODE legacy be?

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Genetics ‘cloud’ to create new opportunities for researchers and clinicians

September 8th, 2011 by Richard Holland

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. Using cloud computing technology, the researchers have found they can slash the amount of time it takes to store the huge amounts of information produced when individual genes…

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Full survey results

April 21st, 2011 by Richard Holland

Update: Go to this year's survey Introduction As promised, and without further todo, here are the full results of the survey that Eagle Genomics ran prior to our 1st Annual Symposium on 5th April 2011 at Babraham, on the subject of "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade: Are we prepared?". Let's go through the questions…

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Eagle Genomics sponsors BOSC 2011

April 20th, 2011 by Richard Holland

CAMBRIDGE, 20th April 2010: 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. One…

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Cognizant and Eagle Genomics to Work with Pistoia Alliance to Develop a Cloud-based Platform for Streamlining Sequence Services

April 12th, 2011 by Richard Holland

LONDON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), 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, today announced they are working with the Pistoia Alliance, Inc., a nonprofit, precompetitive alliance of life science companies and vendors,…

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Survey preliminary results

April 8th, 2011 by Richard Holland

At the Eagle Genomics Symposium on Tuesday, our Technical Director Will Spooner presented preliminary results from the survey we ran in parallel with the registration process. Will is going to post a full analysis on this blog soon, but for now here are the key points he picked out as important during his summary at…

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Symposium Abstract #7 – Mick Watson

March 5th, 2011 by Richard Holland

This is the seventh of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade – are we prepared?". Here we will hear from Mick Watson, Director at ARK Genomics. Mick will talk on the subject of "Meeting the global challenge of food security: bioinformatics in the…

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Eagle and Manchester sign KTA for Taverna

February 3rd, 2011 by Richard Holland

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. The partnership will see Eagle Genomics take on responsibility for providing commercial support for Taverna. Users of Taverna will benefit from an increased range and quality of support options, whilst Taverna’s…

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What do Eagle pipelines do?

December 17th, 2010 by Richard Holland

Eagle Genomics can produce a vast array of genomic data analysis pipelines each tailored to your specific needs. Our pipeline design and construction service is as hands-on or as hands-off as you require – if you have a specific workflow in mind, we can code it, but if you have a general question you just…

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Changing understandings

September 22nd, 2010 by Nick James

Often in science our understanding of whats really happening can change completely.

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