BioStrand Omics Analysis Blog

Our omics analysis blog brings insights into genetics and genomics research solutions, and their leading role in the development of this industry.

The evolution of bioinformatics

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | January 12, 2022

Conventional vaccine development, still based predominantly on systems developed in the last century

How to characterise protein domains

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | December 8, 2021

Classifying genes and assigning functions to gene products is a fundamental step in converting huge...

FAIRify your data: A guiding principle

Taraka Ramji Moturu, Ph.D | November 24, 2021

There is an increase in speed, reliability and cost-effectiveness of high throughput sequencing...

Bring Meaning to the Chaotic Space of Omics & Text

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | November 11, 2021

Learn how to integrate and normalise omics and biomedical text data into a single data model/frame...

Defining next-generation biobanks

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | October 27, 2021

Since the term was first introduced in the mid-nineties, biobanking has evolved significantly from...

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The metadata challenge in biological research

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | October 12, 2021

One of the key highlights of the global response to COVID-19 has been the importance of effective,...

Learnings from the global response to the pandemic

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | September 30, 2021

Prior to 2020, the fastest vaccine development program had taken four years from viral sampling to...

How to identify species related to a sequence

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | September 22, 2021

The taxonomic identification of species is a fundamental process in biological research that allows...

The future of precision medicine

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | September 16, 2021

The sequencing of the human genome heralded a potential revolution in healthcare. So much so that...

How to retrieve shared motifs across homologous sequences

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | September 8, 2021

Motifs refer to short, typically fixed length patterns that are repeated in exact or approximate...

New release of Retrieve & Relate now available

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | September 2, 2021

BioStrand Retrieve & Relate (R&R), the hyper-scalable, multi-database, zero-code, self-service...