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Kees van Bochove

Kees van Bochove

Kees studied Computer Science and Bioinformatics, for which he did his research project on lipoprotein metabolism at TNO Quality of Life in The Netherlands and the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston. Through his many years of experience in open source software and standards development in bioinformatics, Kees has gained a deep understanding of all aspects of collaborative open source development. He founded The Hyve to facilitate open source software development in bioinformatics and clinical research.

Recent Posts

FAIR Research Data Management in academic hospitals

April 25, 2017 | By Kees van Bochove 0
The Hyve has a growing portfolio of open source tools and products that facilitate FAIR research data management throughout academic hospitals. This ranges from using Natural Language Processing(NLP) for medical records processing to building[…]
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TranSMART 17.1: time series, samples, cross-study concepts and more

November 07, 2016 | By Kees van Bochove 0
The tranSMART Annual Meeting 2016 on October 25-27 in La Jolla at UCSD was a great success! We had many good community presentations and trainings in the use of tranSMART worldwide, and also some world-class keynotes by a.o. Larry Smarr and Rob[…]
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The Hyve partners to build a wearables data processing infrastructure

June 21, 2016 | By Kees van Bochove 0
The Hyve is partner in the recently started project RADAR-CNS, a research programme by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) with a focus on new ways to monitor and treat brain disorders. The project has a 22 million euro budget, and focuses on[…]
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TranSMART: Where should the platform go in the coming years?

April 11, 2015 | By Kees van Bochove 0
The TranSMART community has been growing at a very rapid pace. It’s seen more success in the last two years than its creators at J&J and Recombinant would have imagined in 2012. In this article, I would like to lay out some perspectives on where[…]
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Preparing for the tranSMART workshop

June 15, 2013 | By Kees van Bochove 0
The next global tranSMART developer and user workshop is coming up next week in Amsterdam, and we are busy preparing for it! Almost 80 people will attend, from pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and universities around the world. We will of course[…]
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Rewiring tranSMART from product to platform

May 04, 2013 | By Kees van Bochove 4
A year ago, tranSMART was the internal research datawarehouse for translational research at Johnson & Johnson, and for a number of projects in which J&J companies participated, such as IMI U-BIOPRED. It had already quite some traction at that[…]
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Set up a tranSMART Postgres development environment

March 26, 2013 | By Kees van Bochove 2
Earlier, I blogged about how to set up a tranSMARTdevelopment environment - this was the GPL 1.0 release which has Oracle as a prerequisite. Nowadays, we have a version that runs on Postgres - it still has some problems, but it is promoted as the[…]
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Set up a tranSMART development environment

September 27, 2012 | By Kees van Bochove 0
In an earlier post, I shared my experiences with installing tranSMART on Amazon, but there are now AMI's availabe for the tranSMART 1.0 GA version, which makes that post obsolete. However, I like to be able to code on the road when I have to travel,[…]
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How to run the tranSMART open source package for translational research on Amazon AWS

February 25, 2012 | By Kees van Bochove 0
Great news for translational research: Johnson & Johnson recently open sourced their translational medicine datawarehouse, called tranSMART. A paper on tranSMART was published in 2010, and just a few days ago a first version of the source code was[…]
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Why open source? (2)

October 13, 2011 | By Kees van Bochove 0
So what does open source mean, really? I would like to skip the legal part and review the community side in this post. What defines and makes a succesful open source project? Why have projects such as Linux, Firefox, Apache, MySQL, Postgres, Plone[…]
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