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 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...

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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...

How to identify homologous epitopes

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | August 20, 2021

Epitope mapping facilitates the identification and characterization of the binding epitope of an...

Integrated microbiome research and crop resilience

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | August 11, 2021

So, it turns out that trying to tree-plant our way towards net-zero emissions and out of the...

Deciphering the skin microbiome

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | July 29, 2021

There has been a centuries-old hypothesis that the normal flora of microbes in and on the human...

Key challenges of single-cell data analysis

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | July 14, 2021

Tissue-level bulk transcriptomic studies can successfully cut through the clinical and genetic...

Multidimensional scalability in multi-omics research

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | July 7, 2021

In 2018, the Joint Genome Institute (JGI) achieved a sequencing output of 200 trillion bases, a...