The Importance of Technology in the 'Omics Lab

submitted by: Chrom Solutions

Dr. Matthias Mann, Director of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, talks about how impactful innovative technology, like the Orbitrap, has been in his lab. The end goal of his collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific is to build a system that anyone can use to "dramatically extend the reach and impact of proteomics.

The Rapidly Growing Standards Landscape in ‘omics by Susanna Sansone, European Bioinformatics Institute

submitted by: dougramsey
As the size and complexity of scientific datasets and the corresponding information stores grow, reporting standards are playing an increasingly active role. Interopera bility among standards, however, becomes pivotal for the development of software applications. Here we present the key synergistic standards activities in the omics domain and the motivation for, an overview of, the BioInvestigation Index infrastructure at the EBI. The marriage of conventional methods with (meta)genomics,...