TASmania – A new resource for microbiologists

Uncover known – as well as yet uncharacterized - Toxin-Antitoxin Systems in your bacterial genomes, with this discovery pipeline and database

[BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference 2019: the movie

A short film to revisit the 14th [BC]2 Conference – one of the key bioinformatics events in Europe, which is organized by SIB – around the theme of Big Data in Molecular Medicine.

SwissOrthology – Your one-stop shop for orthologs

A new tool and web-platform bringing together leading orthology SIB resources to take the pain out of your evolutionary inference or functional annotation analyses

Latest Protein Spotlight: Sting

Understanding how pain occurs on the molecular plane helps scientists find ways of designing pain relievers. However, more often than not, pain is usually accompanied by swelling which has a protective role. So we face a conundrum: how do you relieve pain while preserving inflammation? One particular scorpion toxin, the Black Rock scorpion toxin known as the wasabi receptor toxin or WaTx, may well provide an answer.

Understanding precision medicine with PrecisionMed.ch

The PrecisionMed.ch website, developed by the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, in collaboration with the University of Lausanne and the CHUV (Lausanne University Hospital), with the support of the SantéPerSo initiative, offers illustrated information accompanied by videos and a glossary to improve understanding of these new approaches and the associated issues at stake.

October publications

Take a tour of SIB members' latest peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings

From Open Data to Open Knowledge: a video!

Discover, in a short video clip, SIB’s vision on Open Data, one of the many facets of Open Science – the movement to make scientific research and its dissemination accessible to all levels of the society.

An inordinate fondness for beetles, or an arms race with plants?

A behind-the-scenes look at a recent paper on the origin of beetle biodiversity, and the bioinformatics tools used along the way.

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