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Reference bias: Challenges and solutions

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. …

Written by Jessica Lau

Data democratization advances oncology research

Next week Seven Bridges will be at the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference in San Francisco, California. Gaurav Kaushik, one of our Scientific Program Managers, will be sharing our work on the Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) as part of the conference’s informatics track. Launched publicly in 2016, the Seven Bridges CGC is …

Written by Jessica Lau

Implementing precision medicine needs smart connected data

Ahead of the Festival of Genomics, London, we take a look at what needs to happen in order to make biomedical data truly useful for precision medicine. Have you ever tried to show a friend an article or video that you know they would enjoy, but can’t quite find it? …

Written by Patrick

Festival of Genomics Boston: Tumor heterogeneity and single cell tracks

Among other very interesting tracks on genomics, Festival of Genomics Boston this year included a track dedicated to Tumor Heterogeneity, which is one of the most intriguing aspects of tumor biology. In a separate track, Single Cell Genomics and the technologies and approaches for investigating it were discussed. I followed …

Written by Andrew Gruen

Seven Bridges at AACR

This week the Seven Bridges team has been participating at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting, held this year in New Orleans. We’ve been demonstrating the collaborative research benefits of our Cancer Genomics Cloud, and catching up on the latest developments in cancer genomics at AACR. Speaking …

Written by Nick

Cancer Genomics Cloud presented at AACR

On Sunday, Dr Brandi Davis-Dusenbery presented the Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) to a packed room at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in New Orleans. We are thrilled to see so much enthusiasm about the cloud pilots, and that so many people were keen to …

Written by Nick

Cancer Genomics Cloud wins Bio-IT World Best of Show

The Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) has won the Best of Show award for Informatics Tools and Data Analytics at the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, held at Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA . This award is judged by a panel of experts from academia and industry; this …

Written by Nick

Festival of Genomics London — Day 2

Yesterday, the Seven Bridges team and other delegates were back in action at the Festival of Genomics London. On another busy day, we focused our attention on the challenges of cancer data analysis. Nazneen Rahman from the Institute of Cancer Research described the difficulties of turning cancer variant data into a clinically useful …

Written by Nick

Festival of Genomics London — day 1

Yesterday the Seven Bridges team were among the hundreds of delegates who braved the Docklands chill to attend day one of the Festival of Genomics London. The Festival is the home leg of the series operated by Front Line Genomics, the London-based events–publisher focused on delivering genomics to health care. The festival …

Written by Nick

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