TSS seq based core promoter architecture in blood feeding Tsetse fly…

TSS seq based core promoter architecture in blood feeding Tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans) vector of Trypanosomiasis Background Transcription initiation regulation is mediated by sequence-specific interactions between DNA-binding proteins (transcription factors) and cis-elements, where BRE, TATA, INR, DPE and MTE motifs constitute canonical core motifs for basal transcription initiation of genes. Accurate identification of transcription […]

B3Africa: Bridging Biobanking and Biomedical Research Across Europe and Africa

Kicking off groundbreaking Africa-EU partnership in biomedical sciences: Foundation of a global research infrastructure for biobanking. The University of the Western Cape, Cape Town (South Africa) is hosting the first meeting of the newly launched project “B3Africa – Bridging Biobanking and Biomedical Research across Europe and Africa” on 24-25 August 2015. The rapidly evolving African […]

SANBI hosts colloquium on databases

On the 20th of August 2015, SANBI hosted a colloquium entitled Store, Query and Analyze @ SANBI (programme here) where six SANBI researchers presented on storing, analysing and presenting data using databases. After an introduction by Peter van Heusden, Hocine Bendou presented on using Django to build a web application to integrate sample data drawn from […]