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Functional multiomics and antibody discovery

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | July 6, 2022

Genomics is the forerunner of all omics technologies, first introduced in 1987 as the name of a new...

Computational Antibody Design: The Future Of Antibody Discovery

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | June 22, 2022

In 2021, the FDA approved the 100th monoclonal antibody product, marking a significant milestone...

Attention Mechanisms, Transformers and NLP

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | May 12, 2022

Natural Language Processing is a multidisciplinary field and over the years several models and...

The importance of NLP in biomedical research

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | March 9, 2022

There will be more than twice as much digital data created over the next five years as has been...

Challenges In Multi-Omics Data Integration

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | February 9, 2022

Today, the integrative computational analysis of multi-omics data has become a central tenet of the...

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Defining next-generation biobanks

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | October 27, 2021

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

The role of NGS in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | October 21, 2021

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, accounting for 25% of all female...

The metadata challenge in biological research

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | October 12, 2021

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

Build vs. Buy: 7 Pros and Cons to Consider

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

There are multiple challenges associated with an increasing amount of data of which a key challenge...

Data science challenges in population genomics

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | April 14, 2021

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

Can Genetics Research Really Be as Simple as a Google Search?

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | March 17, 2021

Imagine a scenario wherein the oil & gas industry has honed the science of oil prospecting and...