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Reference bias: Challenges and solutions

Jessica Lau

Conferences, Graph Genome, Science

Ahead of the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo in Boston this week, we take a look at the role of reference genomes in ensuring accurate genomic analysis. In standard next-generation sequencing analyses, DNA is fragmented and sequenced. The sequenced reads are then aligned to a reference genome for the species.

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Simons Genome Diversity Project now available on the Platform and CGC

Patrick

Cancer Genomics Cloud, Genomics, Platform, Seven Bridges News, Useful Data

We’ve just announced the availability of the Simons Genome Diversity Project (SGDP) dataset on our Platform and Cancer Genomics Cloud. In keeping with Seven Bridges’ mission to colocalize data and analysis tools on the cloud, anyone with an internet connection can now explore SGDP’s 35TB of data. One way to

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Creating a bulletproof workflow

Marko Marinkovic

Platform

We’ve interviewed some of Seven Bridges’ experienced bioinformaticians to collect their tips and best practices for creating a bulletproof workflow on the Platform. Many bioinformaticians will have experienced the frustration of inexplicably failed analyses, incorrect outputs, or inconsistent results. When dealing with complex tools and gigabytes or even terabytes of

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Festival of Genomics: Reflecting on graph genomes

Nick

Graph Genome, Science

Yesterday at Festival of Genomics, London, Seven Bridges CEO Deniz Kural joined a panel discussing implementations of graph genomes, alongside Erik Garrison from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Andy Yates from EMBL-EBI. Great panel talking about #graph #genomes at #GenomicsFest @erikgarrison @denizkural Andrew Yates @FLGenomics pic.twitter.com/4Cxy2CslvT — Adrian Alexa

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Bioinformatics applications in cancer immunotherapy

Jessica Lau

Science

An emerging characteristic, or hallmark, of cancer cells is their ability to evade destruction by the immune system. While immune surveillance plays a role in controlling tumorigenesis and tumor progression, cancer cells can in turn disable the immune system by secreting immunosuppressive factors or recruiting immunosuppressive cells. Because of this

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The race for a revolutionary new cancer diagnosis tool: The Blood Profiling Atlas in Cancer

Patrick

Blood Profiling, Cancer Moonshot, Science, Useful Data

A revolutionary approach to cancer diagnosis Liquid biopsy, a new technique for tracking down fragments of tumor DNA in the blood, has the potential to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed and treated. At next week’s Precision Medicine World Congress, Seven Bridges’ Bruce Press will lead the “Update on the Cancer

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We are always engaged in research and development, working to build the future of genomics, science, and health. Let’s work together. We’d love to hear about your projects and challenges, so drop us a line.

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