Bioinformatics

AI Bioinformatics

Leveraging Computing in Biomedical Sciences and Public Health

Computational tools, with their power in big data processing and complex pattern modeling, may play an important role in helping us push the boundaries of our medical knowledge and what can be done for public health. During the past few years, Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) has been actively exploring opportunities to leverage artificial intelligence and […]

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AI Bioinformatics

AlphaFold: The making of a scientific breakthrough

Here is the inside story of the DeepMind team of scientists and engineers who created AlphaFold, an AI system that is recognized as a solution to “protein folding”, a grand scientific challenge for more than 50 years.

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AI Bioinformatics

Manolis Kellis on Human Genome and Evolutionary Dynamics

Lex Fridman interviews Manolis Kellis,a professor at MIT and head of the MIT Computational Biology Group. He is interested in understanding the human genome from a computational, evolutionary, biological, and other cross-disciplinary perspectives. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. Content outline: 0:00 – Introduction 3:54 – Human genome 17:47 – Sources of […]

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Deeper Process Knowledge Bodes Well for Better Biopharmaceuticals
Bioinformatics Science

Deeper Process Knowledge Bodes Well for Better Biopharmaceuticals

Here is an interesting development in the field of biotech: digital bioprocess replicas. While it sounds like it may be straight out of Blade Runner, the technology is very real and may soon revolutionize pharmaceuticals. A “digital bioprocess replica” is, as the name suggests, a computer model of a bioprocess. The aim is to simulate the […]

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Azure Bioinformatics Covid Pandemic

Public Health Monitoring for Modern Data Platform

Erik Roll from BlueGranite steps through the current 2020 health outlook and environmental factors that impact organizational data. How is your data estate impacted, and how can the modern data platform in Azure be used to aid organizations considering current events?

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AI Bioinformatics

DeepMind’s New AI Helps Detecting Breast Cancer

Two Minute Papers explores the paper “International evaluation of an AI system for breast cancer screening” in this video.

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Bioinformatics Covid Pandemic Databricks

Building a COVID-19 Project Recommendation System using MLflow

Databricks just livestreamed this tech talk earlier today. Developers and data scientists around the world have developed tens of thousands of open source projects to help track, understand, and address the spread of COVID-19. Given the sheer volume, finding a project to contribute to can prove challenging. To make this easier, we built a recommendation […]

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Shortcuts to Simulation: How Deep Learning Accelerates Virtual Screening for Drug Discovery
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Shortcuts to Simulation: How Deep Learning Accelerates Virtual Screening for Drug Discovery

Developing a new drug is an expensive and time consuming process. Here’s an interesting blog post about how deep learning can speed up the process and lower the costs. The cost of developing a new drug and bringing it to market is anywhere between $1.3 billion USD to nearly $2.9 billion USD depending on who […]

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