Tolerating Intolerances: Life with a sensitive stomach

Introduction In search of data to add to our Microbiome collection, we have recently attended several events where researchers mentioned the connection of gut microbiota with human health and disease. This has been particularly useful in understanding how a microbiota-friendly diet can play a significant ...

What we didn't know about Cuba: interview with Prof Rolando Rodriguez

After a successful two weeks' visit earlier this year, the Repositive team welcomes back Prof Rolando Rodriguez this week for a further two months. Prof Rolando Rodriguez is leading the creation of Cuba’s national eHealth infrastructure - as a reference project for the WHO ...

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 ...

Patient consent is not the problem

- but modernising consent is part of the solution! It is a long way for a researcher to find and access data from a restricted access repository to access e.g. Health records or Clinical biomedical data or genomics data for their research. The long-winded ...