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A*STAR RESEARCH ENTITIES hiring #SGUnitedJobs Bioinformatics Specialist, Laboratory of Computational Cancer Genomics, GIS in Singapore, Singapore

Why do cancer treatments work in some patients, but not in others? How can we use genomics data to discover new drug targets? We seek an energetic and team-oriented Data Scientist with expertise in software development (especially web-based data visualisation) to join a multi-disciplinary effort to discover new biomarkers and…

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rprimer: an R/bioconductor package for design of degenerate oligos for sequence variable viruses | BMC Bioinformatics

Case study To illustrate and evaluate the functionality of rprimer, two assays targeted at norovirus GI were designed. Assay A: RT-qPCR for quantitative detection of norovirus GI The first task was to design a broadly reactive RT-qPCR assay for quantitative detection. For this, we decided to use the ‘ambiguous’ primer…

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Global CRISPR/Cas9 Market In- Depth Research, Industry Statistics 2022

Global “CRISPR/Cas9 Market” Reports 2022 provide key industry studies for CRISPR/Cas9 manufacturers with specific statistics, significance, definition, SWOT analysis, expert opinion and the latest developments in the world. The research report also covers market size, price, sales, revenue, market shares, gross margin, growth rate and cost structure. The report aims…

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Mitogenome-wise codon usage pattern from comparative analysis of the first mitogenome of Blepharipa sp. (Muga uzifly) with other Oestroid flies

Outcome of DNA sequencing, assembly, and validation In this study, initially total DNA was isolated from the finely chopped, full-grown pupa of Blepharipa sp. The NanoDrop spectrophotometer (1294 ng/μl) and the Qubit fluorometer (732.8 ng/μl) both found that the concentration of total DNA in the sample at an optimum level for mitochondrial DNA enrichment. The Tape Station profile showed…

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Human genome: they manage to decipher its “grey zone”

An international research consortium published the first complete sequence of the human genome that reveals new genes and will shed light on hereditary diseases and human evolution, scientific sources reported yesterday. Until now, all genomic studies were based on and used as a reference the human genome sequence produced more…

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Identification of potentially functional circular RNAs hsa_circ_0070934 and hsa_circ_0004315 as prognostic factors of hepatocellular carcinoma by integrated bioinformatics analysis

Rawla, P., Sunkara, T., Muralidharan, P. & Raj, J. P. Update in global trends and aetiology of hepatocellular carcinoma. Contemp. Oncol. (Poznan, Poland) 22, 141–150 (2018). CAS  Google Scholar  Kong, D. et al. Current statuses of molecular targeted and immune checkpoint therapies in hepatocellular carcinoma. Am. J. Cancer Res. 10,…

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When proteome meets AI, what is accelerated

What meaningful or interesting information can an ordinary person obtain by performing mass spectrometry detection of the whole blood proteome? Who will be the 23andMe (DNA identification company) in the proteome space? In July last year, when 98.5% of the protein structure of the human proteome was deciphered by the…

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How To Use Kaggle for Data Science

Kaggle is the largest platform for data scientists and machine learning experts, offering aspirants with the most hands-on experience in the complicated field of data science. Due to this, experts have high praise for the Kaggle community for its role in data scientist upskilling.  The winners of each competition post…

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r – Displaying BIC and AICs from MSA nucleotide multisequence fasta file

I am trying to replicate MEGA (models/find best DNA protein models) using R. After reading R AICs and BIC documentation I can’t understand how I can implement it. How can I implement AICs and BICs without having to especify the number of sequences in the fasta file (in case that…

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Postdoctoral Fellow job with EMBL

We are offering a 2-year postdoc position in the group of Dr. Marco Marcia (www.embl.org/groups/marcia/) at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), one of the highest-ranked scientific research organisations worldwide. The group is based in Grenoble, France. We are carrying out an exciting pioneering project that will decipher the molecular…

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Molecular biologists: let’s reconnect with nature

Charles Darwin’s voyage on HMS Beagle led to a treasure trove of observations: the behaviour of cuttlefish, a parasitic ichneumon wasp feasting inside live caterpillars, fossils of extinct giant sloths and ‘mastodons’. The result, of course, was his theory of natural selection. Darwin needed the complex natural world to inspire…

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Phospholipase A2 inhibitor and LY6/PLAUR domain-containing protein PINLYP regulates type I interferon innate immunity

Significance Interferon (IFN)-mediated antiviral responses serve as the first line of the host innate immune defense against viral infection. Here we identify a previously uncharacterized protein designated phospholipase A2 inhibitor and LY6/PLAUR domain-containing protein (PINLYP), which is essential for embryonic development and plays an important role in type I IFN…

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48 Postdoctoral and Academic Positions at The European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany

Postdoctoral and Academic Positions at The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), a molecular biology research institution, Germany Scientific Officer – Protein Expression and Purification Core Facility Staff Member at EMBL Heidelberg Closes 14 February 2022 |  Grading: Grading: 4, 5 or 6; depending on experience and qualifications (monthly salary starting from 3.1k – 3.8k EUR…

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GeneTonic: an R/Bioconductor package for streamlining the interpretation of RNA-seq data | BMC Bioinformatics

1. Van den Berge K, Hembach KM, Soneson C, Tiberi S, Clement L, Love MI, Patro R, Robinson MD. RNA sequencing data: Hitchhikers guide to expression analysis. Annu Rev Biomed Data Sci. 2019;2(1):139–73. doi.org/10.1146/annurev-biodatasci-072018-021255. Article  Google Scholar  2. Conesa A, Madrigal P, Tarazona S, Gomez-Cabrero D, Cervera A, McPherson A,…

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BioSpace hiring Bioinformatics Scientist in Bethesda, Maryland, United States

We are currently searching for a Bioinformatics Scientist to provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias, National Institute on Aging. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of support services. This opportunity is full-time, and it…

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Establishment of sunitinib-resistant CDX model of ccRCC

Introduction Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for approximately 2–3% of all malignant tumors, and its prevalence is rising. Metastatic RCC accounts for 25–30% of all RCC cases, and has an exceedingly poor prognosis.1 In 2020, among approximately 430,000 newly discovered cases of RCC, 179,000 died.2 Clear cell renal cell carcinoma…

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Classifiers for predicting coronary artery disease

Introduction Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a complex pathology associated with behavioral and environmental factors.1–3 CAD shows high prevalence and is associated with a high fatality rate among cardiovascular diseases. The main manifestations of CAD are stable or unstable angina pectoris and identifiable or unrecognized myocardial infarction.4 The main risk…

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Four-color DNA sequencing by synthesis using cleavable fluorescent nucleotide reversible terminators

volume 103, issue 52, P19635-19640 2006 J. Ju, D. H. Kim, L. Bi, Q. Meng, X. Bai, Z. Li, X. Li, M. S. Marma, S. Shi, J. Wu, J. R. Edwards, A. Romu, N. J. Turro Abstract: DNA sequencing by synthesis (SBS) on a solid surface during polymerase reaction offers…

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Sequenced quoll genome a new tool for conservation

European colonists mistakenly labelled quolls as “native cats” when in fact they are among Australia’s last living carnivorous marsupials. Often overshadowed by their better-known cousins the Tasmanian Devils and the extinct Tasmanian Tiger (thylacine), quolls have a 15 million year history in Australia, successfully balancing shifting ecosystems by suppressing prey…

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Rare barley mutation with potential

Seven-day-old barley roots of mutant egt2: It grows strictly downwards (hypergravitropic). Credit: Gwendolyn Kirschner The importance of the root system for agricultural yields is often underestimated. Whether roots can access water and nutrients effectively also determines the resilience of important crops to drought and climate change. Researchers from the Universities…

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Predicting and characterizing a cancer dependency map of tumors with deep learning

INTRODUCTION The development of novel cancer therapies requires knowledge of specific biological pathways to target individual tumors and eradicate cancer cells. Toward this goal, the landscape of genetic vulnerabilities of cancer, or the cancer dependency map, is being systematically profiled. Using RNA interference (RNAi) loss-of-function screens, Marcotte et al. (1),…

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Finding sequence family specific primers using DECIPHER

Hello, I am trying to find PCR primers that are specific to a family of repetitive elements in the human genome. For this, I found the R package DECIPHER, which seemingly can do exactly this using its TileSeqs and DesignPrimers functions as described in one of their vignettes. After getting…

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Why do I get a big log fold change but small mean change in b value when plotting differential methylation?

Why do I get a big log fold change but small mean change in b value when plotting differential methylation? 0 Hello I am doing differential methylation analysis using limma. I use the m values for testing and b values for plotting. I plotted a volcano plot visualizing the p…

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