A Genome Blogger Manifesto - Revisited

Genome blogging refers to the sharing of experiences, results and data relative to a person’s genome. Normally, the information shared belongs to the blogger him/herself, but at times it belongs to other people (related or not) who provide their explicit consent to share ...

Biobanks as genomic data sources

Introduction At Repositive, we are always interested in new sources of human genomic data. The idea to explore biobanks as potential sources came up in July 2015 at the HandsOn Biobanks conference, where many biobanks mentioned that they have sequencing data or plan to have ...

From PhD to Product Management - Life in a startup

In the last couple of weeks I have been invited to attend two events for academic researchers focusing on different non-academic career pathways and skills. I have been asked to talk about my career journey so far, and about combining science with business. This, alongside ...

Single cell genome sequencing - An ever advancing field

"If you had a population of men and women and assumed everyone in that population was an average between men and women you wouldn't represent a single person within that population" Marc Kirschner, Marrying Microfluidics and Barcoding Technology View the Single Cell collection To date ...

Getting Google to Find Human Genome Datasets

The plummeting prices in sequencing has triggered an exponential growth in the generation of genomic datasets. Currently it is very difficult for search engines such as Google to index data in the biomedical domain. How do we make data from this domain findable by search ...