Why social media matters for research now more than ever

  Abstract: In this session, you will hear from Michelle on the increasing demand for researchers to build a digital presence with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of social media in science communication. She will also cover examples of scientific organisations using innovative approaches to promote their research using social media, with insights on how BioExcel Centre of Excellence harnessed Twitter to build a successful computational biomolecular research community. Michelle will cover how to optimize your use of social media platforms along with “dos and don’ts” of building a digital presence.   Speaker Bio: Michelle is…

Benchmarking De novo Genome Assembly methods

COMMEMORATING THE FIRST INBIOSIS X APBioNETTALKS WEBINAR LECTURE SERIES 2021: Title : Benchmarking De novo Genome Assembly methods Date : 12 March 2021 (Friday) Time : 3 PM (Kuala Lumpur time, GMT+8) 6 PM (Sydney time, GMT+11) 2 PM (Jakarta time, GMT +7) Speaker : Prof Shoba Ranganathan (Macquarie University, Sydney) Venue : Zoom (Registration : http://bit.ly/2Omym35 & FB live (www.facebook.com/INBIOSISUKM/) This webinar is free & open to all Attendance form is provided at the end of session for e-certificate & UKM espel credit. For any inquiries you may email: [email protected] / [email protected] / [email protected] #UKM #ukmsharing #inbiosis #apbionettalks Brought…

3D substructure searching and comparisons: methods, applications and directions

Date and Time March 13, 2021, 11 AM – 12 pm SGT Speaker Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Firdaus Raih Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Abstract The functions of biological macromolecules are dependent on their three-dimensional structures. Although the overall structure of these molecules is important for their functions, only a subset of residues is actively involved in a particular function mechanism. These functionally important residues are usually conserved as 3D substructures and/or motifs and are involved in molecular interactions as binding sites or catalytic mechanisms. In my research group, we have developed methods to identify and compare these 3D substructures in the…

Revolutionising Genome Analysis with Machine Learning and Cloud Computing

Date and Time: December 15, 2020, 1 – 2 pm SGT Speaker: Dr. Natalie Twine, Transformational Bioinformatics Group, CSIRO Abstract: Dr. Natalie Twine provides an insider’s view into the development of a Spark-based machine learning framework that is able to find disease genes in the 3 billion letters of the genome. She will also cover novel software, TRIBES, developed to uncover distant relatives based on their genome. Knowing relationship status is important for diagnosing and treating genetic diseases. Natalie will showcase how the technology has been used to understand and find treatments for motor neurone disease. Finally, Natalie will showcase…