Blogs

Help drive our rapid cancer WGS analysis

We have an opening for an experienced bioinformatician to work on WGS/WTS workflows and accreditation.

Amazon IGV backend setup

Setting up a secure Amazon Cognito and S3 backend for IGV desktop

The first Victorian Cancer Bioinformatics Symposium

On Friday, August 16th 2019, the [Victorian Cancer Bioinformatics Symposium](http://viccancerbioinfsymposium.org/) aims to bring together those with an interest in the application of bioinformatics in cancer research and clinical practice.

Come work with us!

We are hiring a [Research Software Engineer](http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/899537/research-engineer) and a [Bioinformatician](http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/899782/bioinformatician-genomic-medicine), closing June 2nd 2019.

Oncoviral integration in cervical never-responder

We are detecting sites of HPV18 oncovirus integration into the human genome, and investigating the mechanism it facilitated cervical cancer progression

Panel of normals

Building a panel of unrelated normals to filter somatic variant calls from artefacts and germline leakage.

Amazon for the Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV)

On expanding the Broad's Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV) to read input directly from AWS S3.

BWA-MEM vs Minimap2: WGS somatic variant calling

We evaluate differences between bwa-mem and minimap2-aligned reads for somatic variant calling.