Predicting clinical antimicrobial resistance

Could machine learning speed up the clinical identification of resistant microbes? Discover the database built by the team for that purpose, and the new method to retrieve even more information from MS data.

SIB resources supporting SARS-CoV-2 research

SIB experts and resources are taking part in the global effort to develop dedicated data services, analysis tools and improve knowledge sharing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The genetic origins of the world’s first farmers clarified

A new study published in the journal Cell shows that the first farmers actually represented a mixture of Ice Age hunter-gatherer groups, spread from the Near East all the way to south-eastern Europe.

Discover SIB in five benefits for society

Have you ever wondered how bioinformatics contributes to health and biodiversity? What is the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics – in simple words?

"SIB's data science expertise is key to the digital transformation in biology and medicine"

Meet Christophe Dessimoz, new Joint Executive Director

Discover the SIB Remarkable Outputs 2021

To provide the global bioinformatics community with a shortlist of achievements of the year by SIB Scientists that are particularly deserving attention, here are the SIB Remarkable Outputs of 2021.

Biodiversity: using artificial intelligence to better identify areas to protect

Can more species be saved from extinction by using artificial intelligence? A team of researchers, led by SIB Group Leader Daniele Silvestro of the University of Fribourg and University of Gothenburg, has trained a new software package, CAPTAIN, to take account of essential parameters - including financial ones - for an efficient choice of areas to be protected.

The quest for small-molecule cancer immunotherapeutics

If you are working in computer-aided drug design, this in silico talk is for you: SIB Senior Research Scientist Ute Röhrig takes you on a journey to push the boundaries of knowledge around IDO1 and its role in immunotherapy resistance.