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nVidia CUDA Bioinformatics: BarraCUDA

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Introduction Today, we will continue our journey into the current state-of-the-art of bioinformatics tools that make use of nVidia’s CUDA API. I will discuss specific bioinformatics problems, the default tools that are used in the industry and the possible Graphics Processor (GPU) based alternatives. If you want to read more about the history and purpose […]

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Meet BioCentric @ Personalised Therapeutics Conference, 10 July at the LUMC in Leiden

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Personalised medicine is considered one of the biggest improvements of the wellbeing of patients by reducing side-effects brought upon by using incorrect medication or wrong dosages. It will also increase therapy effectiveness and reduce costs and treatment timelines. But we are not there yet. A major hurdle is to convey the right medical data (like […]

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Meet BioCentric @ Life Sciences & Health 010 Meeting, 20 June in the Rotterdam Science Tower

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Every couple of months, many innovative stakeholders, companies, and startups gather in the Rotterdam Science Tower to discuss the latest innovation trends within healthcare and life sciences in general. From pharma to VR to AI. This edition, Deep learning will be the main focus. Networking and meeting new people is a prime reason to come. […]

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Meet BioCentric @ PoreLab Symposium, 14 March at Leiden University of Applied Sciences

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More then two years ago, a consortium of companies, universities and educational institutions that are situated around the Leiden BioSciencePark, founded the PoreLab. This joint venture aims to develop new products and applications for biotech, agrogenomics and healtcare with the newest DNA Sequencing technologies from Oxford Nanopore. Now, to celebrate and inform the public about […]

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Meet BioCentric @ Roche Dialogues, 7 March 2019 in B. Amsterdam

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The pharma giant Roche would like to stay in the loop with regards to specialists and professionals in the healthcare sector. By organizing the Roche Dialogues, the company sets a theme to discus with healthcare providers and stakeholders in hospitals and medical centers throughout the Netherlands. This Thursday, the theme will be Personalized Medicine, please […]

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Bioinformatics Frameworks Part 6: Rabix

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When Seven Bridges was conceived, a bioinformatics framework with this in mind didn’t exist yet. So, as those things go, the developers at Seven Bridges made their own language, Rabix, which they release as a beta to the public in 2017.

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