Category: Technology

How knowledge is born: putting data in context

Data is transforming biology and medicine. In many biomedical domains we have more data every year than collectively ever before – the consequence of exponential growth. Yet data is not knowledge. And growing knowledge has proven a lot more challenging than sheer data accumulation. Finding new drug targets, biomarkers, and personalized treatment strategies will incresingly depend on our ability to translate…
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Data4Cure Disease Maps

Boosting statistical power and context with Multiscale Maps of the Cell

The hierarchy It is not about components, it’s about the machine. Like many other complex systems, biological machines are hierarchical: proteins interacting in complexes which work as part of pathways forming more general processes and so on. To better understand disease mechanisms we need to be able to interrogate all levels of the functional hierarchy. It is important to…
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