A cancer-associated mutation modifies the activity of entire chromatin domains

A study led by the EPFL team of Elisa Oricchio and the SIB team of Giovanni Ciriello (University of Lausanne) shows how a mutated gene can affect the three-dimensional interactions of genes in the cell, leading to various forms of cancer.

Meet the past SIB Awards Laureates – Aitana Lebrand

In 2019, the SIB Bioinformatics Awards will be presented for the 10th time, providing a great occasion to reach out to past laureates and ask them where they are now in their career. In this interview, we met with Aitana Lebrand, recipient of the 2010 SIB Early Career Bioinformatician Award.

SIB takes part in a cloud system to facilitate transcontinental human data exchange

The CINECA project, led by EMBL-EBI, aims to unite more than a million human data sets from across Africa, Canada and Europe. SIB is among the initiative’s 18 partner organisations...

Meet the past SIB Awards Laureates – Lukas Burger

In 2019, the SIB Bioinformatics Awards will be presented for the 10th time, providing a great occasion to reach out to past laureates and ask them where they are now in their career. In this interview, we met with Lukas Burger, recipient of the 2009 SIB Early Career Bioinformatician Award.

Meet the past SIB Awards Laureates – Julien Roux

In 2019, the SIB Bioinformatics Awards will be presented for the 10th time, providing a great occasion to reach out to past laureates and ask them where they are now in their career. In this interview, we met with Julien Roux, recipient of the 2009 SIB Best Swiss Bioinformatics Graduate Paper Award.

Latest Protein Spotlight: Silent walls

Though it may seem a paradox, life is riddled with barriers. This is because it is sometimes necessary to create dead ends to keep things at a healthy distance. Obstructions of this kind exist at all levels of living matter...

One million jobs on SIB's computer-aided drug design software platform!

On 16 December 2018, the count of total jobs run on the SIB Resource SwissDrugDesign passed the symbolic one-million mark.

Mosquitoes do it backwards

Robert Waterhouse, SIB Group Leader at the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Lausanne, and his team discovered that a set of genes in mosquitoes does not seem to evolve in the same way it does in other insects...

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