Visualizing genomic data: techniques and challenges.

Posted on 27 June, 2017 by Carlo Pecoraro


The advent of Next Generation Sequencing technologies has allowed the rapid production of massive amounts of genomic data, and created a corresponding need for new tools and methods for visualizing and interpreting these data in order to extract relevant biological information. Continue reading


R without fear: our interview to Dr. Ken Aho

Posted on 18 May, 2017 by Carlo Pecoraro

At the R Project  website, R is defined as a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS. Continue reading


RNA-seq analysis: Our Interview to Brian Haas

Posted on 08 March, 2017 by Marianna Pauletto


RNA-Seq (RNA sequencing), has revolutionized the manner in which eukaryotic transcriptomes are analysed, at an unprecedented scale and speed, even in non-model organisms.  Continue reading

Population genomics: our interview to Dr. Martin Taylor and Dr. Lewis Spurgin

Posted on 25 February, 2017 by Carlo Pecoraro


The term ‘population genomics’ started to appear in the literature from the late 1990s, mainly in the context of large-scale polymorphism analyses in humans. Continue reading

Want to learn more about data visualization with Python? Read our interview to Dr. Martin Jones.

Posted on 10 January, 2017 by Carlo Pecoraro



Data visualization is an important part of being able to explore data and communicate results. Continue reading

Q&A: Dr. Martin Jones helps us understand the importance of learning Linux and Python.

Posted on 05 September, 2016 by Carlo Pecoraro


The need for Bioinformatics skills has increased and become unconditionally fundamental for experimentalists to acquire at least basic skills to enquiry, retrieve and handle the biological information that is regularly accumulating in various databases. Continue reading