Category: "Bioinformatics"

Allow others to upload data to your Amazon S3 bucket

August 14th, 2017
Using the Amazon cloud service S3 to share large data files. more »

GAL file format

July 20th, 2017
GenePix Array List (GAL) files are text files with specific information about the location, size, and name of each DNA spot on a microarray. They are therefor of vital importance for the analysis of scanned microarray images. more »

Genetic Conditions Screened in Newborns

April 13th, 2017
Genetic Conditions Screened in Newborns
As part of the health assessment of newborn babys, a test for common genetic conditions is done by drawing a few drops of blood from the heel of the baby and sending this off for analysis. Any positive results will then be followed up by confirmatory… more »

Comparing instance prices on the Amazon cloud

April 13th, 2017
As the largest cloud computing company¬†Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers various options to use compute-power¬†on a "as-needed" basis. You can choose what size and type of machine, what number of machines - and you can choose a price model where you are… more »

BCL files

December 30th, 2016
As part of the Primary Analysis Illumina sequencing machines measure the intensity of the channels used for encoding the different bases and identify the most likely base at a given position of a sequencing read (tag). The Real Time Analysis (RTA)… more »