Rory just got back from a very enjoyable and positive Scientific Advisory Board meeting at the EBI in Hinxton. It was hugely satisfying to see the latest progress in gene annotation (including lncRNAs), which is a fundamental resource for so many colleagues worldwide.
GOLD Lab members had the pleasure to teach students from the MSc in Bioinformatics at the University of Bern once again. We shared our knowledge on Cancer Genomics and Long Noncoding RNA Transcriptomics with all of them
Professor Morris, from Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope in L.A., shared and interesting talk with GOLD Lab members about "The role of non-coding RNA in the generation of single nucleotide polymorphisms and microsatellite expansions in human cells"
We shared a very interesting morning with four invited speakers: John Doench (Broad Institute), Christina Kiel (University College Dublin), Simon Furney (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) and Thomas Derrien (Institute of Genetics and Development of Rennes); and an...