What is the best imputation pipeline?

Comparison of three different imputation pipelines: The good, the bad & the ugly What is imputation? Genome imputation enables researchers to use markers that are not directly available after genotyping, and include them in Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS). This can be useful for three main applications: Finding new risk alleles prior to GWAS, Increasing resolution... Continue Reading →

The Art of Collaboration: How Dr. Benjamin Haibe-Kains pushes for transparency & data sharing in research

Just a quick glance at Dr. Benjamin Haibe-Kains’ Google Scholar profile can be mind-boggling: the sheer quantity of publications and the variety of different international collaborators is really impressive for researcher this early in the game. Let’s delve into his secrets for establishing multidisciplinary collaborations while at the same time understanding how he assures reproducibility of his work.

The London Bioinformatics Frontiers Conference is coming!

The Francis Crick Institute & Lifebit are co-hosting the London Bioinformatics Frontiers Conference on June 17th & 18th. We’re excited to round up the best of the best in terms of speakers covering a variety of topics, including how to standardise and scale analysis using Nextflow, Containers & Cloud.

Lifebit Bioinformatics Travel Grant

Want to present your awesome bioinformatics research at a conference, but don’t have the travel funds available to get there? Apply for the Lifebit Bioinformatics Travel Grant and let us pay for your journey!

Festival of Genomics 2019

The Festival of Genomics has moved from the cavernous Excel stadium to the more intimate environment of the Business Development Centre in Islington this year, with a wide range of speakers from research, healthcare and industry.

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