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.

Multi-omics data in biomarker discovery

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | June 30, 2021

Current diagnostic alternatives for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s,...

Bioinformatics and Microbiome Innovations

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | June 16, 2021

The world is not only not on track to achieve its SDG 2 targets on either Zero Hunger or global...

Intelligent Multi-Omics Analysis: the Power of AI/ML

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | June 10, 2021

In our previous blog on integrated multi-omics, we overviewed the need for this increase in scale,...

Build vs. Buy: 7 Pros and Cons to Consider

Taraka Ramji Moturu, Ph.D | June 2, 2021

An informatics solution is the backbone of any successful scientific industry initiative. The...

Integrated Multi-Omics Analysis: From Data Normalisation to Biological Insight

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | May 26, 2021

The exponential generation of data by modern high-throughput, low-cost next generation sequencing...

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The SaaSification of Bioinformatics

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | May 19, 2021

In our previous blog post – ‘The Imperative for Bioinformatics-as-a-Service’ – we addressed the...

The Imperative for Bioinformatics-as-a-Service

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | May 12, 2021

I recently came across a 2009 article titled A Quick Guide for Developing Effective Bioinformatics...

BioStrand Webinar: HYFTs™ to Make Data Science More Convenient, More Scalable, and More Complete

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | May 5, 2021

BioStrand, a bioinformatics start-up company with a revolutionary methodology for identifying...

Democratising Omics Data Analysis with Citizen Data Scientists

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | April 28, 2021

“Which would you rather have: a newly-minted Ph.D. data scientist or 20 people who can conduct...

BioStrand - Accelerating towards precision

Taraka Ramji Moturu, Ph.D | April 21, 2021

Precision in the statistical language refers to the degree of refinement with which an operation is...

Data science challenges in population genomics

Dr Ingrid Brands, General Manager | April 14, 2021

Nearly a decade ago, the Human Genome Project successfully delivered a baseline definition of the...