The pharmb.io summer-BBQ of 2017

5 Jul, 2017. The yearly summer-BBQ took place July 5th at Ola’s place. All sorts of food was grilled, and many people brought something extra for the table. In short, a really nice evening! ...

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Special Issue in J Cheminformatics on "Novel applications of machine learning in cheminformatics"

5 Jul, 2017. Ola Spjuth is guest editor for a new special issue in J. Cheminformatics with the topic “Novel applications of machine learning in cheminformatics”. Looking forward to exciting submissions! ...

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Open position: PhD student in bioinformatics with focus on machine learning on large-scale image data

22 Jun, 2017. Our group is participating in the HASTE project (Hierarchical Analysis of Temporal and Spatial Image Data) which is recruiting two PhD students. One of the positions will be placed in our lab with focus on machine-learning with quantifiable ...

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Pharmb.io running team 'Metab elite' completes Blodomloppet race

19 Jun, 2017. On 2017-05-18, the pharmb.io running team ‘Metab elite’ were able to complete the Blodomloppet race over 10 km! When enjoying the well-deserved picnic after the finish line, the team was looking ahead to future races… Re ...

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COPA2017: Conformal Prediction and Probabilistic Predictions with Applications conference in Stockholm

13 Jun, 2017. The 6th Symposium on Conformal Prediction and Probabilistic Predictions with Applications conference (COPA2017) was held at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, on June 13-16 2017. Ola Spjuth was local organizer and also chaired the session &l ...

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Open position: Postdoc/Researcher in Bioinformatics with focus on Machine Learning and Image Analysis

8 May, 2017. Our group is participating in the HASTE project (Hierarchical Analysis of Temporal and Spatial Image Data) which is recruiting up to three postdocs or researchers in Computerized Image Analysis, Scientific Computing and Bioinformatics. One ...

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Paper published: E-Science technologies in a workflow for personalized medicine using cancer screening as a case study

24 Apr, 2017. After 3 years, our paper on e-Science in cancer screening is finally published by J Am Med Inform Assoc (JAMIA). Abstract Objective: We provide an e-Science perspective on the workflow from risk factor discovery and classification of disea ...

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New supercomputers at Uppsala University and SciLifeLab enables data-intensive bioinformatics on sensitive data

20 Apr, 2017. Today the two supercomputers Bianca and Rackham are inaugurated at Uppsala University. Read the news article at SciLifeLab, interviewing Ola Spjuth in his role as Head of Compute and Storage facility at SciLifeLab. See also the Inauguration ...

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Marco Capuccini and Stephanie Herman presenting on PhenoMeNal Workflow Workshop, 4-5 April, in Halle, Germany

4 Apr, 2017. Marco Capuccini and Stephanie Herman presented at the “PhenoMeNal Workflow Workshop”, 4-5 April, in Halle, Germany. The presentation covered a lot of the work that has been going on in the Uppsala team on workflows in “Phe ...

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Ola Spjuth presented at CloudBeer 2017: 'The case for cloud computing in Life Sciences'

30 Mar, 2017. Ola Spjuth held a presentation “The case for cloud computing in Life Sciences” at CloudBeer 2017 on March 23rd: The case for cloud computing in the life sciences There is a recording from the event available (also embedded belo ...

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Our paper: Large-scale virtual screening on public cloud resources with Apache Spark, got published in the Journal of Cheminformatics

7 Mar, 2017. Abstract Background Structure-based virtual screening is an in-silico method to screen a target receptor against a virtual molecular library. Applying docking-based screening to large molecular libraries can be computationally expensive, h ...

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Video from Marco Capuccinis talk at Spark Summit now online

14 Feb, 2017. As we have posted before, our colleague Marco Capuccini has been presenting at Spark Summit East 2017, with the title “EasyMapReduce: Leverage the power Of Spark And Docker To scale scientific tools In MapReduce fashion“ (click ...

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Our project: 'Hierarchical Analysis of Temporal and Spatial Image Data' will receive funding by SSF

9 Feb, 2017. Ola Spjuth is co-PI in the project ‘Hierarchical Analysis of Temporal and Spatial Image Data’ that received 29 MSEK from SSF for the period 2017-2021. Press release from Uppsala University Press release from SSF Abstract from th ...

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Presentation 'Analyzing Big Data in Medicine with Virtual Research Environments and Microservices' by Ola Spjuth on Uppsala University official YouTube Channel

26 Jan, 2017. This presentation was given by Ola Spjuth in the ‘Current Challenges in Biomedical Information Technology - Big Data in Medicine’ symposium series at the IT-department at Uppsala University. The slides are available from “ ...

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Marco Capuccini to present at Spark Summit East 2017

20 Dec, 2016. Marco Capuccini will present at Spark Summit East 2017: “EasyMapReduce: Leverage the power Of Spark And Docker To scale scientific tools In MapReduce fashion” Abstract: High-throughput methods in various scientific fields produc ...

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