Computational Biologist James Taylor Dies
Computational Biologist James Taylor Dies
The Johns Hopkins University professor was a co-developer of the Galaxy platform, an open-source bioinformatics tool used in labs around the world.
Computational Biologist James Taylor Dies
Computational Biologist James Taylor Dies

The Johns Hopkins University professor was a co-developer of the Galaxy platform, an open-source bioinformatics tool used in labs around the world.

The Johns Hopkins University professor was a co-developer of the Galaxy platform, an open-source bioinformatics tool used in labs around the world.

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A Ticking Time Bomb: Tracing the Origin and Spread of SARS-CoV-2
A Ticking Time Bomb: Tracing the Origin and Spread of SARS-CoV-2
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 30, 2020
Linda Saif will give a historical overview of SARS spillovers from animals to humans, and Neville Sanjana will describe recent work on a SARS-CoV-2 spike protein variant that increases human infectivity.
Environmental DNA Sequencing: Lessons from Ancient and Modern Environments
Environmental DNA Sequencing: Lessons from Ancient and Modern Environments
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 10, 2020
In this webinar, Eske Willerslev and Simon Creer will discuss the discoveries they have made about the ancient and modern world through environmental DNA sequencing.
Otto Cordero Studies Bacteria in the Wild
Otto Cordero Studies Bacteria in the Wild
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2019
The MIT associate professor wants to understand microbial communities in their ecological context.
Opinion: We Must Make Data More Accessible for Bioinformatics Training
Opinion: We Must Make Data More Accessible for Bioinformatics Training
David W. Craig | Mar 31, 2018
In addition to programs geared towards transforming biologists into bioinformaticians, students need more raw material available for their education.
Pocket-Size Nanopore Device Sequences Entire Human Genome
Pocket-Size Nanopore Device Sequences Entire Human Genome
Jim Daley | Jan 29, 2018
MinION achieved the longest reads of DNA sequences to date. 
Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods
Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods
Catherine Offord | Jan 8, 2018
The use of underperforming computational tools is a major offender in science’s reproducibility crisis—and there’s growing momentum to avoid it.
Discovering Novel Antibiotics
Discovering Novel Antibiotics
Sandeep Ravindran | Jan 31, 2017
Three methods identify and activate silent bacterial gene clusters to uncover new drugs
How to Build Bioinformatic Pipelines Using Galaxy
How to Build Bioinformatic Pipelines Using Galaxy
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jul 31, 2016
A point-and-click interface alternative to command-line tools that allows researchers to easily create, run, and troubleshoot serial sequence analyses
Learning Bioinformatics
Learning Bioinformatics
Esther Landhuis | Jun 30, 2016
In today’s data-heavy research environment, wet-lab scientists can benefit from new computational skills.