28/06/2016
The olive was one of the first trees to be domesticated in the history of mankind, probably some 6,000 years ago. A Mediterranean emblem par excellence, it is of vital importance to the Spanish and other regional economies (Italy, Greece and Portugal). In fact, Spain is the leading producer of...
27/06/2016
Four new papers, co-published by several BLUEPRINT members and others in Nature Biotechnology and Nature Communications, mark the feasibility of epigenetic analysis for clinical diagnostics and precision medicine.  ...
23/06/2016
BBMRI- LPC (Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure – Large Prospective Cohorts) is one of the largest biobanking networks in Europe aiming to facilitate scientists’ access to large prospective study sets on...
10/06/2016
Tomàs Marquès-Bonet has been appointed new Vice Director of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF) in substitution of David Comas, who was recently appointed Director of the UPF CEXS Department.Tomàs Marquès-Bonet is the leader of the Comparative Genomics team with dual affiliation at the...
02/05/2016
ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation with the scope of “DNA / RNA analysis by high throughput sequencing (Next Generation Sequencing)” is for CNAG another milestone in its commitment to excellence after certification to ISO 9001:2008 standards in 2014.   The Centre Nacional d’Anàlisi Genòmica (CNAG...
13/04/2016
The CNAG Data Analysis team organised the 2nd CNAG Workshop “Introduction to Genome Analysis” on April 6th, 2016. Sergi Beltran, Sophia Derdak, Raul Tonda and Steven Laurie gave seminars and led an extensive hands-on session. The main topics of the workshop were to explain the principles of genomic...

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