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Welcome to the first termly newsletter of the Cambridge Computational Biology Institute!


1. Workshop on Mathematical and Statistical Aspects of Molecular Biology (MASAMB) 2019

2. Cambridge Developmental Biology Meeting II: quantitative approaches

3. Cambridge Computational Biology Institute Annual Symposium

4. Meeting registration sign-up/ newsletter sign-up

5. Recent papers



1) Registration open: Workshop on Mathematical and Statistical Aspects of Molecular Biology (MASAMB): 30 years edition 1989-2019.  25-26 April 2019, European Bioinformatics Institute.

2) Registration open: Cambridge Developmental Biology Meeting II: quantitative approaches. Friday 5th April 2019, Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University.

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5) A selection of recent computational biology papers from the region:
Alignment Modulates Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction Accuracy

Automated Behavioral Analysis of Large C. elegans Populations Using a Wide Field-of-view Tracking Platform.

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A Bayesian mixture modelling approach for spatial proteomics

Cells alter their tRNA abundance to selectively regulate protein synthesis during stress conditions

Co-complex protein membership evaluation using Maximum Entropy on GO ontology and InterPro annotation

Combining LOPIT with differential ultracentrifugation for high-resolution spatial proteomics

Comprehensive identification of RNA–protein interactions in any organism using orthogonal organic phase separation (OOPS)

Copy number signatures and mutational processes in ovarian carcinoma

High-throughput discovery of functional disordered regions: investigation of transactivation domains

Improving communication for interdisciplinary teams working on storage of digital information in DNA

InterMineR: an R package for InterMine databases

meaRtools: An R package for the analysis of neuronal networks recorded on microelectrode arrays

Metainference: A Bayesian inference method for heterogeneous systems.

MitoMiner v4.0: an updated database of mitochondrial localization evidence, phenotypes and diseases. 

Molecular and functional variation in iPSC-derived sensory neurons.

Open Targets Platform: new developments and updates two years on.

Quantitative analysis of auxin sensing in leaf primordia argues against proposed role in regulating leaf dorsoventrality.

Simultaneous determination of protein structure and dynamics using cryo-electron microscopy. 

Single-cell RNAseq reveals seven classes of colonic sensory neuron

Social dynamics modeling of chrono-nutrition

Uncovering new disease indications for G-protein coupled receptors and their endogenous ligands 

A unified rheological model for cells and cellularised materials and the associated Julia package