What is BioCuration? While many around the world may be unclear as to what biocuration entails, in China the issue is further complicated by the fact that there… Read more »
Latest posts by Scott Edmunds (see all)
- BioCuration Behind the Bamboo Curtain - 28th April 2015
- Guest Posting: Help Crowdfund the “Community Cactus” - 13th March 2015
- GWAS Reloaded: extended Q&A with PLINK1.9 author Chris Chang - 26th February 2015
Peng Jiang and Hui Guo from the University of Georgia provide a guest post covering their crowdfunding efforts to sequence the first cactus genome.
The software application PLINK is one of the most widely used tools in bioinformatics, particularly for genome-wide association studies (GWAS) that look at… Read more »
Guest post from researchers at BGI and Edinburgh University on where organismal scale "synthetic genomics" is going.
Following from his guest blog in October on “Approaches and resources to slow the spread of infection”, Michael Dean from the Center of Cancer Research… Read more »
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. —Attributed to Charles… Read more »
Sheer Heart Attack Diagnosis is key to beginning treatment for preventing coronary heart disease, the most common cause of heart attacks. One useful tool in the… Read more »
Take a ride down chromosome highways with a novel web-based platform that allows sharing of private genetic data while maintaining privacy through a colourful… Read more »
Using big data to understand the tree of life New work just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and GigaScience reveals important… Read more »
The Ebola pandemic presents one of the most terrifying world health crises in modern times, with devastating consequences in Western Africa [as this goes to… Read more »