BASh (Bourne-Again Shell) is a widely used command-line interface for interacting with Unix-based systems such as…More
Top 5 softwares & databases you should know
Majority of your career in bioinformatics will be spent using bioinformatics tools and applying statistical methods to…More
Bioinformatics 101: Understanding the Basics of Bioinformatics
If you’re just getting into bioinformatics, it can be quite overwhelming. A good way to start is by understanding the basics, then…More
New skills, New beginnings
Signing up for the HackBio Genomics Workshop was one of my best decisions towards enhancing my bioinformatics and genomics learning curve. Out of all the training and workshops I attended virtually, this…More
How Aanuoluwa conquered her fears about learning genomics & now she’s better for it
I remembered that I had the opportunity to start my computational biology journey with HackBio the previous year. However, I did not make use of it, as I saw it as an impossible situation.
Then I reached out… More
How HackBio Genomics Workshop helped Eniola gain practical genomics analysis skills
My name is Eniola Onabowale. I work as a Molecular Research Scientist at a biotech company based in Lagos, Nigeria, I have planned to apply for doctoral program in Genomics and Computational Biology.
This workshop… More
From attending Genomics workshop to possible PHD prospect!
My goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in Senegal. I know I need to learn some skills that will increase my knowledge and my… More
Pharmacogenomics of Human Leukocytes Antigen (hla) variants in 4 asian groups
Contributors: Ismat Ghazal, Damilola Adegbite, Omotoyosi Saba, Oreoluwa Akande, Tolani Omoleye and Mayowa
The HLA system, also known as the human version of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) that is found in many animals, is a gene complex…More
Genotyping Global Malaria Drug Resistance
Contributors: Praise Fawehinmi, Amarachukwu Okechukwu, Hafsat Alabere
Resistance to antimalarial drugs challenges our ability to save lives threatened by malaria, and to eliminate the burden that malaria places on…More
Global Genotyping of Resistance Genes in Staphylococcus aureus
By Aanuoluwa Adekoya
Antimicrobial resistance occurs when microbes – bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites are able to evade the effectiveness of antimicrobial used to combat the infections caused by these microbes. It takes full effect when a mutation… More