A new study unravels why partners often share similar traits

From education to blood pressure, partners in couples often tend to present striking trait similarities. For the first time, the reasons for this are teased apart by SIB’s Zoltán Kutalik and his team.

Extreme dwarfs and giants more likely to go extinct

Islands are biodiversity hotspots and home to animal species with unique features, including dwarfs that evolved to very small sizes compared to their mainland relatives, and giants. An international study now shows that those species have a higher risk of extinction. The findings are supported by a software developed by SIB’s Daniele Silvestro at the University of Fribourg.

Towards a national curriculum for life science Data Stewards

SIB has joined forces with the University of Lausanne and several Swiss institutions to launch a new project to foster training and a national curriculum for Data Stewards, and is in charge of the life science part.

A tool to widen access to resources of glycobiology

Discover a method to automatically generates queries and democratize glycoinformatics.

Single-cell data science enables recent breakthroughs in cancer research

As possibilities of data acquisition to study cancer widen, so do the methods used to investigate and reveal the nature of this complex disease. Recent illustrations of this are the advances in the field of immunotherapy led by clinical researchers in Switzerland.

A database using machine learning to decipher peptides for T cell recognition

The ‘MHC motif atlas’ interprets data to understand binding specificities. in silico talks – The latest in bioinformatics, by SIB Scientists

SIB catalyzes Open Research Data practices in Switzerland

Several ORD projects led by or involving SIB Members have been awarded funding by swissuniversties.

Using data science to illuminate the causes of inflammation in arthritis

SIB takes part in the international project ENDOTARGET launched this month.