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The Junk in Your Genetic Trunk | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca

The Junk in Your Genetic Trunk | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Almost every cell in your body contains, at its centre, a small tangle of genetic information .
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One cell is all you need

One cell is all you need | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Scientists at Harvard have pioneered a breakthrough technique that can reproduce an individual’s entire genome from a single cell.
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Overlooked DNA shuffling drives deadly paediatric brain tumour - Medical Xpress

Overlooked DNA shuffling drives deadly paediatric brain tumour - Medical Xpress | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Overlooked DNA shuffling drives deadly paediatric brain tumour Medical Xpress One of the deadliest forms of paediatric brain tumour, Group 3 medulloblastoma, is linked to a variety of large-scale DNA rearrangements which all have the same overall...
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Your Computer Downtime Could Help Crack the Alzheimer's Code - Re/code

Your Computer Downtime Could Help Crack the Alzheimer's Code Re/code A team led by Dmitri Klimov, an associate professor of computational biology in the School of Systems Biology, has constructed complex computer models to study molecules...
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University of North Texas DNA lab helps solve 42-year-old mystery - Chron.com

University of North Texas DNA lab helps solve 42-year-old mystery - Chron.com | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
University of North Texas DNA lab helps solve 42-year-old mystery Chron.com FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the South Dakota Attorney General's Office shows a Studebaker with skeletal remains found in Brule Creek near Elk Point, S.D.
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Should whole-genome sequencing become part of newborn screening? - Medical Xpress

Should whole-genome sequencing become part of newborn screening? - Medical Xpress | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
McGill Reporter Should whole-genome sequencing become part of newborn screening?
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RNA-Seq Shows its Sensitive Side | RNA-Seq Blog

RNA-Seq Shows its Sensitive Side | RNA-Seq Blog | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Next generation sequencing has led to diverse RNA-Seq methods, but one drawback is sensitivity.
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Scientists unlock secrets of hybrid species - Manawatu Standard

Scientists unlock secrets of hybrid species - Manawatu Standard | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Scientists unlock secrets of hybrid species Manawatu Standard Computational biologist professor Murray Cox and molecular biologist Austen Ganley led the research that analysed what happens when a new species is formed.
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Whole-genome haplotyping using long reads and statistical methods : Nature Biotechnology : Nature Publishing Group

Whole-genome haplotyping using long reads and statistical methods : Nature Biotechnology : Nature Publishing Group | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Haplotyping of human genomes is improved by augmenting experimental dilution-based haplotyping with statistical analyses, a strategy known until now only as 'Moleculo.' (1st whole-genome long read haplotyping Moleculo
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Could you repeat that please? - ScienceBlogs (blog)

Could you repeat that please? - ScienceBlogs (blog) | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Could you repeat that please? ScienceBlogs (blog) Since sequencing reactions can only approximate biological processes, they will have greater error rates than the native system.
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Neanderthal Genes Hold Surprises for Modern Humans

Neanderthal Genes Hold Surprises for Modern Humans | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Two new studies suggest that the contribution from Neanderthal DNA was vital to modern human genomes. (Surprise!
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How an epilepsy drug led to the holy grail of musical skill - National Post

How an epilepsy drug led to the holy grail of musical skill - National Post | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
National Post How an epilepsy drug led to the holy grail of musical skill National Post There's hope for them yet: A new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience and undertaken at the University of British Columbia, has...
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Decoded: DNA of Blood-Sucking Worm That Infects World's Poor - Science Daily (press release)

Decoded: DNA of Blood-Sucking Worm That Infects World's Poor - Science Daily (press release) | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Decoded: DNA of Blood-Sucking Worm That Infects World's Poor Science Daily (press release) Jan.
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The promise and challenge of high-throughput sequencing of the antibody repertoire : Nature Biotechnology : Nature Publishing Group

The promise and challenge of high-throughput sequencing of the antibody repertoire : Nature Biotechnology : Nature Publishing Group | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Georgiou and colleagues discuss rapidly evolving methods for high-throughput sequencing of the antibody repertoire, and how the resulting data may be applied to answer basic and translational research questions.
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Bad teeth? Blame your genes - CNN

Bad teeth? Blame your genes - CNN | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Bad teeth? Blame your genes CNN Scientists say the health of your teeth depends on a combination of genetics and dental hygiene. We all know that person who never brushes, eats tons of candy and rarely (if ever) has a cavity.
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Scientists seek to develop new imaging capabilities to view a human virus in ... - Phys.Org

Scientists seek to develop new imaging capabilities to view a human virus in ... - Phys.Org | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Phys.Org Scientists seek to develop new imaging capabilities to view a human virus in ... Phys.Org Researchers take snapshots of the structures and use computational algorithms to construct 3-D models of the imaged structures.
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University of Birmingham is searching for a Birmingham Fellow in Bioinformatics - apply & keep me company!! http://t.co/FJ2tBnzE9i
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Map of how DNA controls cells may boost gene therapies - New Scientist

Map of how DNA controls cells may boost gene therapies - New Scientist | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Map of how DNA controls cells may boost gene therapies New Scientist The team combined the map with data from studies comparing the genomes of sick and healthy people, known as genome-wide association studies (GWAS).
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Google-backed genomics alliance details data interoperability plans - FierceBiotech IT

Google-backed genomics alliance details data interoperability plans - FierceBiotech IT | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Google-backed genomics alliance details data interoperability plans FierceBiotech IT The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health was thrust into the headlines last week when Google ($GOOG) joined its ranks.
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New bioinformatics tool to visualize transcriptomes - Eureka! Science News

New bioinformatics tool to visualize transcriptomes Eureka!
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Marrying tissue engineering with systems biolog...

Marrying tissue engineering with systems biolog... | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Linda Griffith combines in vitro models with deep molecular analysis to accelerate drug discovery.
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Diabetes Genetics Study Brings In Data From Different Ethnic Groups - RedOrbit

Diabetes Genetics Study Brings In Data From Different Ethnic Groups - RedOrbit | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Diabetes Genetics Study Brings In Data From Different Ethnic Groups RedOrbit Seven new genetic regions associated with type 2 diabetes have been identified in the largest study to date of the genetic basis of the disease.
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tobiasrausch/delly

tobiasrausch/delly | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
delly - DELLY: Structural variant discovery by integrated paired-end and split-read analysis (Happy to discover that DELLY is is now multithreaded http://t.co/I0gCl8UYU9 #sequencing #SV)...
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Stanford stem cell genomics center funded - U-T San Diego

Stanford stem cell genomics center funded - U-T San Diego | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Stanford stem cell genomics center funded U-T San Diego California's stem cell agency granted $40 million Wednesday to establish a center to study how variations in the human genome affect the activity of stem cells.
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DNA solves one of the Titanic's oldest mysteries - CNET

DNA solves one of the Titanic's oldest mysteries - CNET | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
DNA solves one of the Titanic's oldest mysteries CNET DNA has helped solved a nearly 70-year-old hoax -- one that has haunted a family and its ancestors in the debacle over the identity of a girl who was said to have died on the Titanic.
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Illumina Launches the NextSeq™ 500 Sequencing System | Business Wire

Illumina Launches the NextSeq™ 500 Sequencing System | Business Wire | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) today announced the immediate availability of a transformative addition to its industry-leading next-generation sequencin (#llumina Launches the NextSeq™ 500 #Sequencing System.
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Virus grows tube to insert DNA during infection then sheds it - Phys.Org

Virus grows tube to insert DNA during infection then sheds it - Phys.Org | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Virus grows tube to insert DNA during infection then sheds it Phys.Org Researchers have discovered a tube-shaped structure that forms temporarily in a certain type of virus to deliver its DNA during the infection process and then dissolves after...
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