27 – 30 May 2017: ESHG Exhibit, Copenhagen

Saturday 27th – Tuesday 30th May 2017 European Human Genetics Conference 2017 Venue: BBC – Bella Center Hall C (exhibition area), Center Blvd. 5, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark Repositive is delighted to announce our participation at the ESHG Exhibit 2017, held 27th – 30th May, in Copenhagen, Denmark. ...

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 ...

How to successfully apply for access to EGA

I have previously written a series of posts detailing the issues with dbGaP's application and access procedures. But dbGaP isn't the only repository of matched genotype and phenotype data. The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) maintains the "European Genome-phenome Archive" (EGA). Like dbGaP, the data stored ...

How to successfully apply for access to dbGaP

I have previously written at length about my frustrations with the dbGaP application process. Which highlighted some of the many difficulties and pitfalls in the application process. However, my previous rants probably don't provide the most useful reference for successfully negotiating the dbGaP application. So, ...