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“Life sciences” is a broad field encompassing different disciplines and expertise, involving biologists, geneticists...
The Ghent University Multidisciplinary Research Platform ‘From Nucleotides to Networks (N2N)’ is a center of excellence in state-of-the-art bioinformatical tools and methods with applications in the fields of Sustainable Agriculture and Successful Ageing, recognized worldwide as key challenges for a sustainable society.
It was established by Ghent University in 2011 as part of the strategic spearhead research policy plan promoting excellence in research, selected on the basis of the established expertise and the potential to become world leader in the field. Because of the growing importance of bioinformatics, computational biology, and systems biology in the life sciences, bioinformatics was one of the topics that were selected.
Routine use of massively parallel sequencing (MPS) for forensic genomics is on the horizon. The last few years, several algorithms and workflows have been developed to analyze forensic MPS data. However, none have yet been tailored to the needs... Read more
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The updated version of PLAZA is running and the paper has been published (see attachment).
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