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2017.10.10 | Research news

The mapping of the shared Danish genome

Danish researchers from three universities have analysed the genomes of fifty families and created access to very precise knowledge about how the genome of a healthy, average Dane looks. The new knowledge is called the Danish Reference Genome and it can increase our understanding of hereditary diseases and support the development of personalised…

2017.09.29 | Research news

A new way of comparing illegal cocaine samples.

Researchers from BiRC and Institute of Forensic Medicine have developed a model that can be trained to correctly classify illegal cocaine seizures. The new method is a major improvement over existing methods and is the result of an ongoing collaboration between BiRC and the Dept of Forensic Chemistry. Other articles from the collaboration:…

2017.09.29 | Research news

New knowledge of the immune system

Researchers from BiRC has assembled 100 new MHC haplotypes. Before this new landmark only 8 complete haplotypes were described. Abstract: Genes in the major histocompatibility complex (MHC, also known as HLA) play a critical role in the immune response and variation within the extended 4 Mb region shows association with major risks of many…

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Thu 30 Nov
12:00-14:15 | Building 1110-223 (auditorium), C.F. Møllers Alle 8, 8000 Aarhus C
PhD defense Tobias Madsen
Title of PhD thesis: Robust Statistical Methods for Significance Evaluation and Applications in Cancer Driver Detection and Biomarker Discovery
Fri 08 Dec
17:00-23:55 | BiRC, C.F. Møllers Alle, in the lunch room
BiRC Christmas Lunch
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Fri 15 Dec
13:15-14:00 | BiRC, 1110-223, Aarhus University, C.F. Møllers Alle 8, 8000 Aarhus C
BiRC seminar: Dr. Caroline Colijn
Department of Mathematics, Imperial College, London.
Fri 09 Mar
14:15-15:00 | BiRC, Building 1110-223, C.F. Møllers Alle 8, 8000 Aarhus
BiRC seminar: Danna Gifford
School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, The University of Manchester. Title to be announced.

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Bioinformatics Research Centre
Aarhus University
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DK-8000 Aarhus C
Denmark
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Christian N. Storm Pedersen
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Tel: +45 871 55559

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Ellen Noer
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Tel: +45 871 55557


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