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 →
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 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.
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!
Over the past few months, Lifebit has had an unparalleled opportunity to experiment and validate our ideas over one of the most innovative projects. In Summer 2018 Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, announced the Design Foundation funding competition, investing up to £1 million to fund early-stage, human-centred research and design projects. The... Continue Reading →
Around 80 delegates joined Findacure for their Annual Conference at the Royal College of Nursing in London. These are always fascinating meetings, made so by the combination of backgrounds of the delegates, patients, family members patient advocacy groups, CROs, and tech and pharmaceutical companies
Last week, three Lifebit team members crossed the English Channel, and arrived in Brussels, Belgium to partake in the 2019 GSK #HackDays competition!
Generate a plot-ful FastQC report to inspect the quality of your sequencing reads (and learn how to use Docker containers, without having to install Docker, for assembling reproducible bioinformatics workflows on the Deploit platform)