1. The tomato is a “functional food,” meaning its consumption goes beyond basic nutrition. It has bioactive components, which may reduce the risk of certain types of cancers. Research in genome editing created the opportunity to target specific genes involved in different molecular pathways with the aim to produce a local genetic variation that will increase the repertoire of interesting plant characteristics. READ MORE

  2. The Uppsala Reports magazine invited INAB researchers to contribute an article about their recent research concerning the development of a data and knowledge model enabling the automatic exploitation of pharmacovigilance signal reports based on linked data and FAIR (findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability) data principles.
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  3. Dr. Kostas Stamatopoulos, coordinator of the Hellenic Precision Medicine Network, at the Special Permanent Committee on Research and Technology

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  4. The 2nd Public Event of the Greek Precision Medicine Network will be held at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute on Monday 18th February 2019 at 10.00 am. Attached is the agenda of the event.

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  5. INAB is certified according to ISO 27001: 2013 for its Information Security Management System, which has designed and maintained since 2018. Achieving this important goal gives INAB a distinction among all Hellenic Research Centers and Academic Institutions.

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  6. The 2nd Public Event of the Greek Precision Medicine Network will be held at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute on Monday 18th February 2019 at 10.00 am. Attached is the agenda of the event.

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  7. The Institute of Applied Biosciences at CERTH (INAB | CERTH) was responsible for performing the analysis and writing the reports for the 2018 Lymphoma Coalition (LC) Global Lymphoma Patients Survey.

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  8. The Carpentries Executive Council announced that Malvika Sharan and FotisPsomopoulos received the special CarpentryCon Community Award. The Executive Councilcreated this award to acknowledge their tremendous contributions in establishingCarpentryCon, the first global in-person event to bring together newer and moreexperienced community members to share knowledge, network, develop new skills, anddevelop strategies for building strong local communities in an inclusive andwelcoming environment.READ MORE

  9. As part of the CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School in Trieste (6-17 Aug 2018), ELIXIR Training has contributed in the organization of the flanking Advanced Bioinformatics workshop (20-24 Aug 2018) with a particular focus on Machine Learning applications. The course was led by Fotis E. Psomopoulos, postdoctoral researcher at INAB-CERTH and deputy Training Coordinator for ELIXIR Greece, and provided an overview of the current status of different NGS workflows and combined them with the appropriate Machine Learning and Data Mining approaches.

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  10. The 1st Public Event of the Greek Precision Medicine Network will be held at the National Hellenic Research Foundation on Wednesday 20th June 2018 at 10.00 am. Attached is the agenda of the event.

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  11. The Thriving Land program, a program for the promotion of agri-food education, funded by the TAP Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline, was launched in cooperation with the Bodossaki Foundation, the American Farm School and the Institute of Applied Biosciences of CERTH.

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