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Hadoop for Bioinformatics

A great presentation by Deepak Dingh. Hadoop for Bioinformatics View more presentations from Deepak Singh.

Elsevier Grand Challenge – and the winner is…

The Elsevier Grand Challenge came yesterday to an end. An the winner is Reflect, a proposal from my ex-colleagues at EMBL, including my dear friend Evangelos, so congratulations to them. Reflect is very well conceived and perfectly implemented, people are already using it, so I think this was the main reason it was the first [...]

Biohackaton 2009 is here!

BioHackathon 2009 is a hackathon to implement bioinformatics software towards domain specific goals. This year, we will focus on end user applications to make our previous standardization efforts in BioHackathon 2008.

Elsevier Grand Challenge (3)

We did not make it! We just received from Elsevier the communication. We are not in the group of finalist. It has been a pleasure to take part in the Challenge. We have learnt a lot and we will be developing our ideas further. Best luck for the finalists. We leave here for you some [...]

Elsevier Grand Challenge: The living document

Yesterday, the 10 team selected for the Elsevier Grand Challenge semifinals presented their work in Boston. These are the slides my colleague Alexander Garcia used to convince the jury Alea jacta est. Elsevier Gran Challenge: The living document View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: journals scientific) You can see more info about the [...]

Elsevier Grand Challenge

The Elsevier Grand Challenge: Knowledge Enhancement in the Life Sciences is a contest created to improve the way scientific information is communicated and used. The contest invites members of the scientific community to describe and prototype a tool to improve the interpretation and identification of meaning in (online) journals and text databases relating to the [...]

Unified access to bioinformatic resources: SRS, Biomart and EB-Eye

Programmatic access to data and tools through the Web using so-called Web services has an important role in bioinformatics. In this poster we present an overview of three commonly used search and retrieval systems for biological information: EB-Eye, Biomart and SRS and present a web service built over WS-I and REST technologies that provides an [...]