In this guest blog, Andrew Zimmer, Director of the Data Donation Platform within the Broad Institute Data Sciences Platform, recounts how his team came to support TestBoston, a collaborative project with Brigham and Women's Hospital that aims to monitor the infection rate of COVID-19 in Massachusetts over time.
Last week I gave you a tour of the RStudio integration that we're building into Terra in the context of the AnVIL project, in collaboration with the Bioconductor team. This week I want to introduce you to the Galaxy integration, another great collaboration forged on the AnVIL that involves members of the core Galaxy team. [...]
New year, new partnership… and a new blog series focusing on highlighting papers that we think will be of interest to many of you. For this first iteration, we review a review paper (review-ception!) fresh off the virtual press over at GigaScience, coming out of C. Titus Brown's lab at UC Davis, on the topic of workflow systems.
Ever since we introduced Jupyter Notebooks in Terra, we've sought to provide default environments pre-loaded with software packages that are likely to interest you, to minimize the amount of setup necessary to get your work going. However, we've found that there's a huge amount of variation in the needs and preferences of researchers, from [...]