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Ward Weistra

Ward Weistra

Ward obtained a Bachelor degree in Biology and subsequently a Master degree in Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences, with a strong focus on Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics. At The Hyve, Ward is responsible for managing delivery for several major clients. His double background in Biology and Computer Science allows him to act as a go between client needs and development requirements, and understand all functional and technical aspects of project delivery.

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TranSMART Foundation 2015 annual meeting largest so far

January 04, 2016 | By Ward Weistra 0
 
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cBioPortal goes Open Source

May 04, 2015 | By Ward Weistra 0
The cBioPortal for Cancer Genomics is a well known, and well loved, interface for interactive analysis of cancer data. It has been developed, maintained and is also heavily used by the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
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The Hyve presents at Bio-IT: Multi-omics data analysis in tranSMART

April 18, 2015 | By Ward Weistra 2
New scientific discoveries increasingly rely on the integration of data from different types of experiments. The Hyve has extensive experience with using the open source tranSMART platform for the storage and analysis of this multi-omics data.
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The design for tranSMART 2.0 has started

February 11, 2015 | By Ward Weistra 0
With the recent 'TranSMART 2.0 Architecture Workshop', organized at our The Hyve offices in Utrecht, the basis has been laid for the next phase of tranSMART. The goals for the workshop were formulated as:
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I2B2-tranSMART hackathon brings I2B2 back as clinical data warehouse

February 11, 2015 | By Ward Weistra 0
When tranSMART was conceived originally by Recombinant at Johnson & Johnson, it was supposed to extend the clinical warehouse I2B2 with biomarker data, such as microarray gene expression data, and allow the both datatypes to be integrated. TranSMART[…]
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Interview with our CEO in Het Financieele Dagblad and Business News Radio

December 29, 2014 | By Ward Weistra 0
Notwithstanding the holidays, it has been a great week in publicity for The Hyve. Both revolving around the 'Start-up Kitchen' a great interview with our CEO Kees van Bochove appeared in print in the Dutch Financial Times 'Het Financieele Dagblad'[…]
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The Hyve presents on the new transmart-batch ETL framework

November 21, 2014 | By Ward Weistra 1
With the growing popularity of the tranSMART data mart and analysis platform the quality standards for all its modules are continuously rising. The ETL framework (Extract, Transform, Load; the part that reshapes and uploads the data) has been[…]
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TraIT Hackathon on connecting applications

March 10, 2014 | By Ward Weistra 0
From March 17 to 19 the The Hyve offices will be home to a hackathon, organized by multiple partners within the CTMM TraIT project. Developers from the Genomics Coordination Centre (GCC), The Hyve, VUmc/BioMedBridges and the University of Leicester[…]
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