bioinformatics

Bioinformatics Focus Area

Free, Open-Source Tool Enhances Visualization of the Gap between Genotype and Phenotype

December 05, 2017

Whether it is genetic disease detection or mechanisms of agronomically important traits in plants, LinkageMapView helps scientists “bridge the gap between genotype and phenotype” with map visualizations that are simultaneously functional, visually pleasing, and publication-ready. LinkageMapView was developed by bioinformaticians with the UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Services Division (BiSD) at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) […]

DHMRI Adds Pacific BioSciences Sequel System to Genomics Laboratory

December 05, 2017

Read the original article. The Genomics Laboratory of the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) has expanded its capabilities to include the Pacific BioSciences’ Sequel System, which is the most recent generation of the company’s SMRT technology. PacBio is recognized for its long read lengths, consensus accuracy, low degree of bias and epigenetic characterization capabilities. DHMRI […]

Curiosity and Computers Leads to Innovative, Visual Database for Plant Scientists

July 27, 2017

Graduate student Richard Linchangco shares his role in developing a new online, knowledgebase as part of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) at the NC Research Campus. When Richard Linchangco finished his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, he found himself interested in combining biology and computer science. His curiosity […]

Lollipops Software Automates and Simplifies Genomic Data Analysis

November 08, 2016

The new user-friendly Lollipops software from the UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Services Division is a one-stop shop for processing genotyping data and reporting results that are both concise and organized into meaningful graphics. The interface is usable by both non-technical users and bioinformaticists alike, and it requires minimal manual intervention. UNC Charlotte Research Associate Dr. Jeremy Jay […]

Experience a Dynamic Summer of Science as a P2EP Undergraduate Intern

January 14, 2015

Undergraduate students with an interest in plant research are encouraged to apply for a dynamic summer of science as part of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, a 350-acre life sciences hub dedicated to advancing scientific discoveries and development relating to human health, nutrition and agriculture. P2EP is […]

N.C. Research Campus internship program plants seeds to grow STEM careers

July 14, 2014

As published on WRAL TechWire.com By Frank Vinluan KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Allan Brown likens his blueberry research to trying to put together one big jigsaw puzzle. Brown, an applied molecular geneticist with N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, has spent several years working on the genomic sequence of the […]

NC Charlotte Bioinformatics planning expansion of their NCRC offices

December 17, 2013

  Link to the original article on Business Today. Cory Brouwer, director of the UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Research Services Division at the North Carolina  Research Campus, directs projects involving complex biological computations and the management of immense data sets. This fall, he has simple addition at the forefront of his mind. In October, all of […]

UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Expanding NCRC Offices

September 30, 2013

Published in Opportunities, a real estate to research quarterly newsletter of the NC Research Campus September 30, 2013 UNC Charlotte is expanding their 3,000 square-foot office space in the David H. Murdock Research Institute core laboratory with a 1,200-square-foot addition. “We’re looking to expand and add space that is more flexible to set-up cubicles and have […]

Spectral Deconvolution for Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics: Current Status and Future Perspectives

June 28, 2013

Spectral Deconvolution for Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics: Current Status and Future Perspectives. Computational and Structural Biotechnol Journal. 2013 Jun 28;4:e201301013. eCollection 2013. Du X, Zeisel SH. Department of Bioinformatics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. Abstract Mass spectrometry coupled to […]

Whole Grains: Maximizing the Potential

June 13, 2013

UNC Charlotte’s Ann Loraine, PhD, and Research Technician Ivory Clabaugh have achieved something uncommon. They have found a way to grow rice indoors in an NCRC growth room. Their rice research is just one of four programs on campus where scientists are working to improve the nutritional value of grains and maximize their potential to prevent diseases like diabetes […]