BioStrand Omics Analysis Blog:
Genetic research

The BioStrand Interviews: Meet Christophe Van Neste

BioStrand | March 23, 2022

Bioengineer, philosopher, programmer, bioinformatician and teacher, Christophe Van Neste is a truly...

How to characterise protein domains

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | December 8, 2021

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

Bring Meaning to the Chaotic Space of Omics & Text

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | 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, 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...

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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,...

Learnings from the global response to the pandemic

Dr Ingrid Brands, CEO | 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, CEO | 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, CEO | 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, CEO | 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, CEO | September 2, 2021

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