New publication about SIB’s curated resources in NAR

An article about resources of the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics putting a special focus on curated databases has been published on-line in NAR. The article provides an overview of SIB's resources and competence areas, with a strong focus on curated databases and SIB's most popular and widely used resources.

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An SIB publication in Briefings in Bioinformatics one of the most highly cited article in 2014

An SIB publication in Briefings in Bioinformatics was one of the journal’s most highly cited articles published last year. The article “Reconciliation of metabolites and biochemical reactions for metabolic networks” was written by several members of the SIB Groups Vital-IT and Swiss-Prot.

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Discovery in bowel cancer research might raise healing chances and survival rates

Scientists have shown that bowel cancer can be classified as four distinct diseases – each with a different diagnosis. The study results have been published in Nature Medicine. This knowledge will likely help develop personalized treatment options and improve patient survival.
Bowel cancer or colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most frequent cancers and unfortunately today still leads to the death of the patient in about half of the cases. The outcome and the response to drug treatment vary substantially from one patient to another.
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SIB shows innovative bioinformatics at the Swiss Innovation Forum 2015

Decision-makers, professionals, journalists and the general public will have the opportunity to discover how bioinformatics is innovating in Life Sciences and Precision Medicine. On Thursday, 19 November 2015, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics will take part in Future Expo, the industry exhibition at the Swiss Innovation Forum (SIF) in Basel. The Swiss Innovation Forum is the national platform for promoting innovation, creativity and design.
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