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rare variants

Best practices for Genomic analysis

Nowadays, rare genetic variants begin to be discovered more and more often. And still no clear guidelines for distinguishing disease-causing sequence variants from the many potentially functional variants present in any human genome are...

symposium

Open Science in human genomics research

UPDATE: only few tickets left – do not forget to register https://dnadigestsym2014.eventbrite.co.uk This November 22nd, DNAdigest is organizing a collaborative symposium. The topic of the event will be “Open Science in human genomics research – challenges...

nih

NIH Policies Improving Data Sharing

Policies put into place by major funding agencies like the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and to a lesser extent by scientific journals, aim to increase the sharing of scientific resources among life science investigators....

ands

Publishing and Sharing Sensitive Data

Some data are born sensitive, some achieve sensitivity, and some have sensitivity thrust upon them! The Australian National Data Service (ANDS) has just released a Guide to Publishing and Sharing Sensitive Data which includes...

Meet Adrian: Our New Team Member

DNAdigest is very happy to welcome Adrian Alexa as a new team member.Adrian is a data scientist with experience in algorithm design, data structures and data mining techniques. Adrian will lead the Data Discovery...

duty to share patient Information

The Duty to Share Patient Information

The duty to share information can be as important as the duty to protect patient confidentiality. Vince Kuraitis and Leslie Kelly Hall released a report discussing in depth topics that concern all of us....

Francis

Sebastian and Francis joining DNAdigest

Our team is very happy to welcome on board Seb and Francis! Francis is studying Mathematics with Computing and is mostly interested in back end development and information security. He is going to be working...

hack day

Hack Day August 2014 Summary

This past weekend, our fourth Hack Day brought together some very enthusiastic people along with the DNAdigest team in the Future Business Centre in Cambridge to discuss the development of the Data Discovery Tool...