ArrayExpress at EMBL-EBI - quality first!

Special thanks to Amy Tang, the Functional Genomics Curation and Training Project Leader for ArrayExpress and Expression Atlas at the EMBL-EBI, for writing this guest blog post What is ArrayExpress? ArrayExpress is a public, free database at EMBL-EBI for archiving functional genomics data, covering areas ...

3 - 5 Apr 2017: NGS, Barcelona

Repositive is delighted to announce our participation at NGS 2017 (Structural Variation and Population Genomics), held 3rd – 5th April, in Barcelona, Spain. Hosted by the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) and the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the Next-generation sequencing conference covers a broad ...

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 ...

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 ...

EBI Metagenomics – an open resource for the analysis, archiving and exploration of metagenomic datasets

Special thanks to Alex Mitchell, the content and curation coordinator for the InterPro and EBI Metagenomics databases, for writing this guest blog post The term ‘metagenomics’ describes the simultaneous analysis of the collective genomes of microbes present in a sample from a given environment, such ...