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

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
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Why open source? (1)

August 12, 2011 | By Kees van Bochove 0
When I explain to people what The Hyve does, I try to observe their reactions. This is fun, but it also tells me a lot about how they feel about our business model, which is important feedback to me. Often they smile and nod, until I get to the[…]
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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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From compound spectra to online games

December 16, 2010 | By Kees van Bochove 0
Battling standardization in metabolomics BETHESDA, MD – Imagine a snow-covered Washington DC, just before Christmas. That was the scene where metabolomics researchers from around the world headed on December 15, 2010. They gathered at the National[…]
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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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My Nutrigenomics Quest

October 04, 2010 | By Kees van Bochove 0
For about a year now, I am technical project manager of the Nutrional Phenotype Database (dbNP)project, which was initiated by The European Nutrigenomics Organisation (NuGO). Nutrigenomics is what I would call ‘applied bioinformatics’. It is[…]
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Data collection within IMI Translocation

June 23, 2010 | By Janneke Schoots 0
We are happy to announce that The Hyve has become partner in yet another IMI project: ND4BB Translocation (http://www.translocation.eu/). The New Drugs 4 Bad Bugs (ND4BB) initiative is a series of programmes designed to address some of the[…]
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