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Evaluation of Protein Dihedral Angle Prediction Methods
Tertiary structure prediction of a protein from its amino acid sequence is one of the major challenges in the field of bioinformatics.
16 hrs ago
Sequencing technologies and genome sequencing
Journal of applied genetics In Journal of Applied Genetics, Vol. 52, No. 4. , pp.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Computational Post Doc
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications for a post-doctoral position in the laboratory of Jesse Gillis.
Together, humans and computers can figure out the plant world
A Web-based system was built for palynologists to interact with stored data and search for pollen images.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Transferring functional annotations of membrane transporters on the...
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Findings from Lomonosov Moscow State University Update Understanding...
A new scoring function has been developed to annotate binding sites by the presence of the subfamily-specific positions in diverse protein families.
Molecular diagnostics pioneer and NanoString chief medical officer dies
J. Wayne Cowens , chief medical officer of Seattle bioinformatics company NanoString Technologies Inc., has died, the company announced Wednesday .
ECCB 2014: The 13th European Conference on Computational Biology
This special issue includes the proceeding papers accepted for presentation at the 13th European Conference on Computational Biology , to be held from September 7 to 10, 2014 at the Congress Center of Strasbourg, France.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Fiona: a parallel and automatic strategy for read error correction
It has been shown that the performance of tasks such as de novo genome assembly and SNP calling can be dramatically improved after read error correction.
Efficient RNA isoform identification and quantification from RNA-Seq data with network flows
However, explicitly listing the-possibly exponentially-large set of candidate transcripts is intractable for genes with many exons.
Effects of small particle numbers on long-term behaviour in discrete biochemical systems
Additionally, the observation of molecular crowding leads to the insight that even a high number of copies of species do not guarantee their interaction.
driven discovery of rational combination for...
Targeted tyrosine kinase inhibitors directed against the epidermal growth factor receptor have been widely and successfully used in treating NSCLC patients with activating EGFR mutations.
Extracting patterns of database and software usage from the bioinformatics literature
Motivation: As a natural consequence of being a computer-based discipline, bioinformatics has a strong focus on database and software development, but the volume and variety of resources are growing at unprecedented rates.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Whole Exome Sequencing of Extreme Morbid Obesity Patients:...
Whole-exome sequencing is a new tool that allows the rapid, inexpensive and accurate exploration of Mendelian and complex diseases, such as obesity.
Bio IT World
Updates from the Genome in a Bottle Consortium
At last week's Next Generation Dx Summit in Washington, DC, Justin Zook of the National Institute of Standards and Technology discussed the progress and future goals of the Genome in a Bottle project, which aims to create near-perfectly characterized human genome sequences for use as reference standards.
UNC Lineberger Researchers Develop New Approach to Identify "Drivers" of Cancer
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have developed a new integrated approach to pinpoint the genetic "drivers" of cancer, uncovering eight genes that could be viable for targeted breast cancer therapy.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Faculty Position in Computational Biology
The Stowers Institute for Medical Research invites innovative young scientists to apply for a faculty position in Computational Biology at the rank of Assistant Investigator.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Challenges and opportunities in the investigation of unexplained...
Intellectual disability , characterized by an intellectual performance of at least two standard deviations below average is a frequent, lifelong disorder with a prevalence of 2-3%.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Summary: pViz.js is a visualization library for displaying protein sequence features in a web browser.
Efficient Identification of Protein-Coding Variants in a Model...
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