Launch of a new cancer diagnostic platform: Oncobench®

This new genomic analysis platform is an exemplary outcome of the tight collaboration between a hospital (University Hospitals of Geneva, HUG) and bioinformatics experts (SIB), in order to develop cutting-edge clinical tools in the era of personalized medicine.

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Latest Protein Spotlight: You want it darker

We are highly adaptable. We have been for the past few million years, and continue to be so on a daily basis. Whichever way you look at it, the art of adaptation really is just a way of preserving your integrity - physical or psychological - and coping the best way possible with the environment you are evolving in.

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The first genomic history of Australia’s peopling

Lausanne, 21 September – Australia has one of the longest histories of continuous human occupation outside Africa. But who exactly were the first people to settle there? Such a question has obvious political implications and has been hotly debated for decades. The first comprehensive genomic study of Aboriginal Australians reveals that they are indeed the direct descendants of Australia’s earliest settlers and diverged from their Papuan neighbours about 37’000 years ago (y.a.).

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RHAPSODY, a European symphony for personalized health of diabetes

Lausanne, 6 September 2016
The pan-European project RHAPSODY reunites researchers and experts from 26 partner Institutions, in both the public and private sectors, to improve the diagnosis of and fight against type 2 diabetes (T2D). SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is in charge of coordinating the integration of existing clinical data.

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