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

Exciting times for observational research in Europe

September 19, 2018 | By Maxim Moinat 0
Everyone involved in scientific research knows that the credibility of conclusions drawn from a study, increases with the number of participants. As Big Data has enabled analysis of medical data from large numbers of patients and a vast number of[…]
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Optimizing scientific data sharing

September 13, 2018 | By Ward Weistra 0
In the Biomedical Sciences, sharing research and patient data is becoming increasingly important. But how to make sure, on the one hand, a scientist receives the information he needs, while at the same time protecting the privacy of patients and[…]
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Fraction of Genome Altered and Total Mutations added to cBioPortal Plots tab

August 30, 2018 | By Oleguer Plantalech 0
The cBioPortal for Cancer Genomics has recently incorporated a new feature developed by The Hyve which allows for visualization of the Fraction of Genome Altered or the Total Mutations in the Plots tab.
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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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