New software platform will improve bioinformatics research
The benefits of Eaglecore are significant, accelerating the opportunities offered by genomics and new data generation technologies, allowing researchers to better identify and locate their own scientific data, share it with colleagues and speed up their analysis. Through this accelerated and improved analysis, researchers are better able to understand their data, providing new insights, which in turn could lead to new solutions in healthcare and personal hygiene, food production and crop development, water cleaning and green energy.
Eaglecore is a secure, cloud-based, integrated platform for the quick data capture of new experiments and legacy data import, allowing all data to be linked together in one place. Researchers use their web browser to annotate a broad range of their own R&D data with external metadata, describing its provenance and content using an established experimentalist-based hierarchical data model (ISA). Curated data can then be easily exported for further analysis and shared amongst colleagues and external collaborators. The metadata can be used to mine for previously unknown connections between existing datasets in the archives and to identify new hypotheses, keeping track of an organisation’s entire data assets as individual researchers come and go. In addition, Eaglecore allows researchers to monitor and track their data throughout its lifecycle and ensure it is cross referenced with the most relevant external data sources and techniques.
Eaglecore is based on established open standards and offers flexibility and scalability so that it can manage the next generation of assay technologies and any type of data. Ontology support ensures consistency between different users and experiments.
Eagle Genomics recently announced that Eaglecore is being trialed by Genomics England, a company funded by the
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Eagle Genomics delivers products and expert services to unleash the power of large scale omics data and advance its application to real-world problems. Blending science, technology, industry and informatics, Eagle works side-by-side with customers to address key challenges in the health, wellness, food and environmental sectors. Through its intelligent and scalable genomic data analysis services, Eagle creates real value from genomic data insights and is helping to solve the information management challenges of clinical genomics. For more information, please visit www.eaglegenomics.com or follow the company on Twitter @eaglegen.
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