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Educational projects and workshops by Pine-Biotech

Project-based learning is perhaps the most effective way to gain both an understanding of and practical experience in a technical subject. A growing number of public domain datasets is making it possible to conduct bioinformatic analysis of real …

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Democratization of Bioinformatics Tools

Recently I attended a great presentation by Nicolas Robine about the New York Genomics center at the University of Southern Mississippi. The presentation told the story of a small team (10 people with only laptops) that went on …

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Update on TBio, a Bioinformatics Discovery Platform

For the past year or so, Big Data Analysis Tbio has been under development and testing. Taking on showcase projects, we’ve been trying our bioinformatics tools on public domain and collaboration projects. These are our conclusions and updates: …

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Educational Seminar At Xavier University

Key members of the Pine Biotech team will discuss the promising development of bioinformatics for research and personalized medicine and introduce Pine Biotech’s current educational and research projects. An introduction by CEO Elia Brodsky will be followed by …

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Illumina Delivers Cheaper Sequencing

With a bit of controversy over sequencing costs, now it is loud and clear – sequencing is going to become even more affordable thanks to Illumina’s “MiniSeq” announced at the JPMorgan Annual Healthcare conference. With this trend of …

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Who will make sense of all that data?

The rate of growth of biological data is tremendous and is going to accelerate even more as sequencing, collection and storage of data becomes cheaper. An interesting comparison is between rates of biological data growth and the number …

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