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Fostering Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing: Highlights from the FAST Mini-Workshop

On September 5th, a mini-workshop took place at FAST (Foundation of Armenian Science and Technology), emphasizing collaboration and knowledge sharing. Organized by the ABI Vine group led by Dr. Hans Binder, the event welcomed colleagues from Telavi University in Georgia through the ProGriCC grant. This workshop brought together experts to discuss research and build connections. It highlights the importance of international cooperation in academia. At the workshop, several important topics… Read More »Fostering Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing: Highlights from the FAST Mini-Workshop

The new paper “PSF toolkit: an R package for pathway curation and topology-aware Analysis” published

We are thrilled to announce our collaboration on the paper “PSF toolkit: an R package for pathway curation and topology-aware analysis” with the Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Leipzig, and RAU. The paper has been successfully published in Frontiers in Genetics. The PSF toolkit introduces an accessible solution for biologists and bioinformaticians to analyze biological pathways – the intricate networks of protein interactions within cells. This tool promises a… Read More »The new paper “PSF toolkit: an R package for pathway curation and topology-aware Analysis” published

ABI Team’s Pioneering Research Uncovers Vital Insights into Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis and Treatment Approaches

Our research on the profiling of colorectal cancer liver metastasis is now available!The publication is the result of a one-year’s research of an ABI team of students and researchers led by Dr. Hans Binder together with scientists from Leipzig University and supported by Agenus Inc, a Boston-based company developing immunotherapies against cancer. Liver metastasis, linked with poor prognosis, is a common occurrence in various cancers, including colorectal cancer. Such metastases… Read More »ABI Team’s Pioneering Research Uncovers Vital Insights into Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis and Treatment Approaches

Flagship Pioneering is co-financing the development grant by the Science Committee RA to ABI

We are happy to announce that Flagship Pioneering is co-financing the development grant by the Science Committee RA, titled “A single-cell framework for a systems biologist: from pathways to disease targets” to the Armenian Bioinformatics Institute. The grant will last for two years and will be carried out by a team of four students and researchers from ABI, led by Dr. Lilit Nersisyan. The primary objective of the project is… Read More »Flagship Pioneering is co-financing the development grant by the Science Committee RA to ABI

Uncover the Fascinating World of Immune Responses in a New Mini-Course at ABI

Discover the intricate mechanisms of our body’s defense system in a captivating mini-course on immune responses. Led by Immunology PhD candidate Lilit Grigoryan from Stanford University, this course explores the fascinating world of protection against bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Join interactive online/hybrid sessions as we delve into the innate and adaptive responses over four weeks. No biology background required; basic molecular and cellular biology knowledge is recommended. Fluency in… Read More »Uncover the Fascinating World of Immune Responses in a New Mini-Course at ABI

Joint Project in Armenia Aims to Study Grape Genomics

A groundbreaking project is poised to pioneer research in the genomics of grape varieties. Professor Hans Binder, a lab leader and the chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Armenian Bioinformatics Institute (ABI) and the managing director at the Interdisciplinary Center for Bioinformatics at the Leipzig University, made this announcement during a press conference in Yerevan. The Binder Lab at ABI, receiving funding from the Science and Technology Foundation… Read More »Joint Project in Armenia Aims to Study Grape Genomics

An editorial by Dr. Hans Binder and our researcher Susie Avagyan has been published

Congratulations to Dr. Hans Binder and our researcher Susie Avagyan on their Editorial Publication! We are thrilled to celebrate their achievement in publishing their editorial titled “Subtyping or not subtyping—Quo vadis for precision medicine of colorectal cancer.” The article provides an overview of existing approaches to identifying biologically and clinically distinct subtypes of colorectal cancer, one of the most lethal and genetically complex cancer types, and discusses the perspectives of… Read More »An editorial by Dr. Hans Binder and our researcher Susie Avagyan has been published

“Genome Bioinformatics Computing Infrastructure for Armenia” campaign on reArmenia platform has reached its successful conclusion

We are thrilled to share the incredible news that our “Genome Bioinformatics Computing Infrastructure for Armenia” campaign on reArmenia platform has reached its successful conclusion! We are overjoyed to inform you that, thanks to the immense generosity and support of our donors, we have raised a total of 23,892,380 AMD! This achievement marks a significant milestone in our journey towards advancing genome bioinformatics computing infrastructure in Armenia. We would like… Read More »“Genome Bioinformatics Computing Infrastructure for Armenia” campaign on reArmenia platform has reached its successful conclusion

New method reveals bacterial reaction to antibiotics in five minutes․ project led by V.Pelechano, L.Nersisyan and S. Huch

Another collaborative research paper with ABI is out at Nature Microbiology! The project was led by Vicente Pelechano, Lilit Nersisyan and Susanne Huch at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. The team has successfully developed an innovative method that enables rapid and comprehensive understanding of bacterial reactions to antibiotics and other factors. This breakthrough may pave the way to provide clinics with fast and effective diagnostic tests. With these tests, we can… Read More »New method reveals bacterial reaction to antibiotics in five minutes․ project led by V.Pelechano, L.Nersisyan and S. Huch

ABI received a grant as part of a German-Armenian cooperation call

We are thrilled to announce that we have received a grant as part of a German-Armenian cooperation call, funded by the Science Committee of the Republic of Armenia (RA) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The consortium includes the Institute of Molecular Biology of the National Academy of Sciences (Armenia), Leipzig University (Germany), Russian-Armenian University (Armenia), and VIB-KU Leuven (Belgium). The project, titled “Digital Life Sciences for… Read More »ABI received a grant as part of a German-Armenian cooperation call