ESHG 2017 Presentation: Finding & Accessing Human Genomic Data

The 50th ESHG Conference took place in Copenhagen (the same place where it started in 1967) and gathered around 3,000 researchers from all over the world. Four super intense days (27-30 May) were filled with lectures, workshops, poster sessions, exhibitions and a real Danish ...

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 ...

Repositive to Launch Personal Genome Project Data Collection

New PGP Data Collection to Be Unveiled at ESHG Cambridge, 26 May 2017 ... Repositive, the company that created the world’s largest portal for accessing human genomic research data, is expanding the range of data available with the launch of a Specialist Data Collection for ...

A good and a bad example for how to share data from a high profile publication

Last night on Twitter I saw a mention to an article in The Guardian entitled "Scientists identify 40 genes that she new light on biology of intelligence". Cool, this sounds like my kind of thing. Luckily the article itself did contain a link to the ...

Is sharing always caring? On open genomic data sharing and why people do it.

Special thanks to Tobias Haeusermann, (postdoctoral researcher at University of Zürich), and Bastian Greshake (co-founder of OpenSNP.org) for collaborating to write this guest blog post. View the new OpenSNP Data Source on our platform In times of political turmoil, we tend to see discussions ...