The frontier of Big Data in Genomics

Healthcare is officially joining the big data club. With the advent of high-throughput genomics, life scientists are starting to grapple with massive data sets, encountering challenges with handling, processing and moving information that were once the domain of astronomers and physicists.

The 2016 Australian roadmap for research infrastructure

Led by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO, the Australian Government is establishing a National Research Infrastructure Roadmap that will guide future priorities for strategic investments over the next decade in key national research infrastructure capabilities. A recent Issues Paper highlighted important aspects being considered for the national research infrastructure which is described as assets, facilities and services to support research that drives leading-edge innovation in Australia and that is equally accessible to publicly and privately funded users nationally and internationally.

Laboratory Data Knowledge Management Report: What You Need to Know

This report examines the key trends in laboratory data knowledge management as well as the challenges and solutions shaping the future of the laboratory informatics landscape. Included is a survey that gathered the responses of stakeholders from around the world asking for insight on some of their known concerns and difficulties as well as key criteria for vendor selection.