Tagged: bioinformatics

Metagenomics-finding organisms from their genomes - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Oct 20, 2009

Scientists are surveying the genomes found in environments, a modern way to find what micro-organisms live there. There has been an explosions of "-omics" over the last decade. Metagenomics is the moniker given to genomic, or DNA sequence, surveys of environmental samples. Basically metagenomics involves researchers collecting DNA samples from, say, the ocean, beach … Read More

Introducing a new blogger: Fisheye Perspective - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Oct 14, 2009

Sciblogs is really quite chuffed to announce that we’ve been joined by another blogger (with a third to come later this week). Abhishek Tiwari, of Fisheye Perspective, has joined our fast-swelling ranks.   He’s been blogging for a while now, about such things as bioinformatics, chemoinformatics, systems biology and science in general. Based in Auckland, Abhishek … Read More