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CRT is recruiting 25 PHD students to start in Sep 2020

The Genomics Data Science PhD training programme is a 4-year structured PhD training programme. Over 90 researchers, including many of Ireland’s top genomics scientists, are associated with the programme and available as PhD supervisors. Students can choose from projects across

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Bioinformatics journal club Oct 17

Pilib will present a paper “LOTUS: A single- and multitask machine learning algorithm for the prediction of cancer driver genes” (PLOS Computational Biology).

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Bioinformatics journal club Oct 10

Cathal will present a paper “Variation of mutational burden in healthy human tissues suggests non-random strand segregation and allows measuring somatic mutation rates” (PLOS Computational Biology)

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Bioinformatics journal club Oct 3

Aaron will present a paper “Fingerprining Non-Terran Biosignature” (ASTROBIOLOGY).

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Bioinformatics journal club Sep 26

Haixuan will present a paper “Prioritizing network communities” (Nature Communications).

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Postdoctoral researcher position available

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position to work in the Seoighe Research Group. Please click this link for information on the position and how to apply.

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Bioinformatics journal club 14 Feb

Brian and Pratham will present the following two papers respectively: The Overlap of Lung Tissue Transcriptome of Smoke Exposed Mice with Human Smoking and COPD Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-30313-z Genomic analysis of head and neck cancer cases from two high incidence regions

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Bioinformatics journal club 7 Feb

Anuprita and Conor will present the following two papers respectively: Insights into imprinting from parent-of-origin phased methylomes and transcriptomes Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41588-018-0232-7 The Importance of Bottlenecks in Protein Networks: Correlation with Gene Essentiality and Expression Dynamics Link: https://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030059

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Bioinformatics journal club 31 Jan

Shweta and Shane will present the following two papers respectively: regQTLs: Single nucleotide polymorphisms that modulate microRNA regulation of gene expression in tumors Link: https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1007837 Detecting potential pleiotropy across cardiovascular and neurological diseases using univariate, bivariate, and multivariate methods on

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Bioinformatics journal club 29 November

Andrew will present “Base editing: precision chemistry on the genome and transcriptome of living cells”. Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41576-018-0059-1

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