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The Open Science Prize

The Wellcome Trust have teamed up with the US National Institute of Health and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to launch an new prize for the scientific community? It’s aim? To help researchers realise the...

Welcome to the Festival of Genomics

Roll up, roll up… and welcome to the Festival of Genomics Whether it’s storing, sharing or analysing, wrangling increasing amounts of data is crucial for unlocking the potential of genomics in science, medicine and...

Crowdsourced Analysis of Family Genomes

This is a guest post by Manuel Corpas. Originally published on Figshare. Manuel Corpas is the Project Leader for Plant and Animal Genomes at The Genome Analysis Centre in Norfolk. His primary role is to develop software tools for analysis, integration and data...

Why we should stop talking about data sharing

This is a guest post by Barbara Prainsack. Barbara Prainsack is a Professor at the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King’s College London. She has published widely on social, ethical and...

ContentMine and DNAdigest Hackday

From the volunteers and organisers of ContentMine and DNAdigest  comes a new hackday! #ContentMineHackday ContentMine is an open-source project, funded by the Shuttleworth Foundation, that extracts facts from scientific literature in machine readable form. We will use the tools...

DNAdigest interviews

DNAdigest interviews UX developer from Repositive

  Repositive is a social enterprise, building tools to facilitate ethical and efficient genomic data sharing for research. It was spun out of DNAdigest in late 2014. Today we interview Jana Grajciarova, a UX/UI developer...

DNAdigest interviews

DNAdigest Interviews EMC

EMC is a global tech organisation renowned for storage and management of big data. With VMware and Pivotal, EMC has moved from storage to virtualisation to app development. And for the last 5 years EMC has...