Meet Repositive's new Data Scientist - Steve Williams

Steve has an academic background, having studied biomedical science in Australia and Cambridge. Functional Genomics Steve’s passion for scientific research led him to undertake a Ph.D. at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, noting himself: “I love that we can now test ...

Final Results from 'Tools and methods in genomic data analysis'

It is fundamental for the community that wants to use genomics for their benefit that we understand what and how tools and methods are used to analyse genomic data, and what the blockers are that are preventing researchers from doing their desired analysis. By understanding ...

dbGaP asks for users' feedback

The database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP) is one of NIH's central data sharing tools for human genomic data. It provides two types of access - open and controlled - in order to allow broad release of non-sensitive data, while providing oversight and investigator accountability ...

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 ...