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 ...

2016: The year of the lizard in a lab coat (1)

2016 was a huge year for Repositive! We raised £500K seed funding in January, we officially launched in September, and after indexing over 35 sources became the largest portal for human genomic data in October! One of the most iconic introductions to the Repositive world ...

The Human Genome Project becomes a teenager

Recently I heard a proposed topic for debate entitled ‘The impact of the Human Brain Project will not surpass the impact that the Human Genome Project has had’. Now, I have very little concept of the impact the Human Brain Project will have on humanity, ...