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

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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Expanding analytical power with JupyterHub and HPC

January 10, 2018 | By Jarno van Erp 0
These days, computers need to be able to cope with the vast amounts of data that the Life Science sector is constantly generating. I am not talking about storing the data but about having the ability to perform computationally intensive analysis on[…]
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MatchMiner - algorithmic matching of patient data and clinical trials

April 02, 2017 | By Irina Pulyakhina 0
We are happy and proud to announce that MatchMiner – the result of our long collaboration with Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) – is soon going open-source and will be available online. MatchMiner is a computational platform for algorithmically[…]
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MatchMiner: Fishing in the sea of clinical trials

April 02, 2017 | By Sjoerd van Hagen 0
The world of clinical trials can be overwhelming. More and more clinical trials are conducted, and each of them is getting more complex. Multi-arm trials have several advantages over traditional two arm trials. Testing multiple treatments at once:
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CKAN developments at The Hyve

January 03, 2017 | By Irina Pulyakhina 0
CKAN is an open source data portal platform, which was developed by the Open Knowledge Foundation as part of a comprehensive tool suite to promote open data utilization. CKAN makes data accessible by providing tools for publishing, sharing, finding[…]
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Phenotype Database installation guide, GSCF

August 21, 2012 | By Taco Steemers 0
This post will assist you with installing (parts of) the Phenotype Database project [1] . We will be using a CentOS installation [2] . CentOS uses the source code from the commercial Red Hat Enterprise Linux project [3] . Currently the project's[…]
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Using the same MongoDB database with Grails and non-Grails applications

August 08, 2012 | By Taco Steemers 0
In one of our projects we had reason to combine a Grails-based web application with non-web applications. We were using SpringSource's MongoDB GORM plugin [1] for our Grails-based application. We also had applications that operated on the same[…]
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A business case for semantic data integration in Bioinformatics

August 02, 2011 | By Kees van Bochove 0
What is the major bottleneck in your bioinformatics research when it comes to data and software? I asked this a number of bioinformatics researchers from pharma and food industry at the ISMB conference. It's a very general question, but it never[…]
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LabKey installation

October 06, 2010 | By Kees van Bochove 0
Today I want to check out LabKey, an open source software suite which claims to be ‘the best way to manage your biomedical research data’. Its website looks promising, and so does their list of participants and funding parties. When it comes to open[…]
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