The latest news from The Hyve on Open Source solutions for bioinformatics

Highlights from Pistoia Alliance’s FAIR workshop

August 20, 2018 | By Maxim Moinat 0
The Hyve hosted a Pistoia Alliance workshop on FAIR data at its Utrecht office on the 5th of June. We welcomed 28 participants to exchange of views on how to best implement the FAIR principles within Pharma and Life Sciences R&D.
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Lessons learned with RADAR-base

August 13, 2018 | By Joris Borgdorff 0
RADAR-base has over the past years grown into a stable, user-friendly platform. In this blog, we give you an impression of the technical problems our team encountered on the way and how those were overcome.
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Merged gene tracks in cBioPortal

August 02, 2018 | By Sander Tan 0
Merged gene track functionality has been added in cBioPortal 1.14.0. This feature was sponsored by AstraZeneca UK and has been shared with the community on www.cbioportal.org and on cBioPortal GitHub.  
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Quisper for scientifically accurate food advice

July 20, 2018 | By Joris Borgdorff 0
What is a healthy diet? The claims about good food made by journalists, food bloggers and dieticians are often contradictory. It’s no wonder many people are at a loss what a balanced diet should look like. The Quisper platform wants to unlock the[…]
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FAIR moves on from theory to practice

July 18, 2018 | By Jolanda Strubel 0
At the Bio-IT World conference, held May 15-17 in Boston, the track on FAIR data saw a fair number of Dutch speakers present on the FAIR data initiative. Prof. Barend Mons, scientific director of the GO FAIR international support and coordination[…]
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Easy data import into tranSMART using the Arborist and tranSMART toolkit

July 04, 2018 | By Ward Weistra 0
Even for data scientists and researchers who are experienced tranSMART users, loading data into this data warehouse can be a complicated task. Therefore, The Hyve developed two tools, the Arborist and the tmtk (tranSMART toolkit), to make it easier[…]
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Gene set visualization in the new cBioPortal OncoPrint

June 20, 2018 | By Sander Tan 0
The Hyve recently added gene set scoring visualization to cBioPortal OncoPrint. To give you an example, we created our own instance that has the TCGA glioblastoma dataset loaded with gene sets identified by Roel Verhaak and colleagues. Using the[…]
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Boston’s Bio-IT World conference revisited

May 23, 2018 | By Jolanda Strubel 0
Looking back at a successful Bio-IT World conference in Boston, May 15-17, we’d like to give you an impression of The Hyve’s contribution to this year’s event.
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Easy and secure study management via RADAR-base

May 16, 2018 | By Nivethika Mahasivam 0
The RADAR-base Management Portal is a one-stop shop for managing remote patient monitoring studies. . The portal is designed to facilitate easy and secure management of studies and data collected by wearable devices.
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Improved display of Germline mutations

May 14, 2018 | By Sander Tan 2
Recently the display of germline mutations in the Oncoprint view was developed by The Hyve and has now been added to cbioportal.org. Inherited germline mutations can increase the probability of developing a tumor. This is for example well known for[…]
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