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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

Exploring the Future of Viticulture: International Workshop “Viticulture2:0. From Science to Vineyard”

On May 3-4, a remarkable collaboration took place, bringing together renowned institutions and experts in viticulture from Armenia, Sweden, France, and Germany. The Armenian Bioinformatics Institute, the Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA, the Bordeaux Institute of Grape and Wine Sciences, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Telavi State University, and the Wine History Museum of Armenia jointly hosted the international workshop titled “Viticulture2:0. From Science to Vineyard.” This event,… Read More »Exploring the Future of Viticulture: International Workshop “Viticulture2:0. From Science to Vineyard”

ABI received an infrastructure support grant!

We are happy to announce that we have received an infrastructure support grant in the amount of 2.7M AMD from SASTIC (Strategic Armenian Science and Technology Investment Community) to the co-finance acquisition of a compute node. Thanks to the SASTIC team for this generous support! More details about the project here: Genome Bioinformatics Computing Infrastructure for Armenia | reArmenia

ABI has been awarded a grant for an experimental development project from the Science Committee RA

We are thrilled to announce that our team has been awarded a two-year grant from the Science Committee RA for an experimental development project titled “A single-cell framework for a systems biologist: from pathways to disease targets.” Led by Dr. Lilit Nersisyan, the project aims to develop a toolset to aid academia and pharma/biotech companies in identifying molecular targets for various diseases. The project will utilize recent advances in single-cell… Read More »ABI has been awarded a grant for an experimental development project from the Science Committee RA

“Advanced Algorithms for Computational Biology” course now available for registration

Great news for bioinformatics students and researchers! A new course has just been launched at ABI that will help deepen their informatics skills and understanding. This course will focus on the latest methods in computational biology, with a particular emphasis on sequence alignment. Participants will be able to build on their basic algorithms and data structures knowledge and move to state-of-the-art techniques. The course will cover a range of topics,… Read More »“Advanced Algorithms for Computational Biology” course now available for registration

Register for the new “Algorithms for Computational Biology” course !

We are happy to announce that new training course covering the basics of algorithms and data structures in computational biology is now available for registration.  This course is designed for individuals with backgrounds in math, computer/data science, or bioinformatics. The course aims to cover the basics of algorithms and data structures, and will give students the opportunity to deepen their understanding of current trends in computational biology. Throughout the course,… Read More »Register for the new “Algorithms for Computational Biology” course !

Annual Report 2022

ABI’s Second annual report is now available for you to check. In this report you will find all of our accomplishments in 2022, including our educational programs, research labs, our team, donors, grants, and every factor that made this year so productive for us and for bioinformatics in Armenia.

Binder lab got a FAST ADVANCE grant

Photo by FAST – Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology We are excited to announce that we have won a FAST ADVANCE grant entitled “Vine Bioinformatics – Grape Genomics for Innovative Viticulture” to Dr. Hans Binder! The ABI Binder lab, under the supervision of Dr. Hans Binder in collaboration with the Institute of Molecular Biology of NAS RA will develop machine learning-based bioinformatics methods for plant genomics and bring the… Read More »Binder lab got a FAST ADVANCE grant

OMICSS Guide 2022 Now Available for Bioinformatics Enthusiasts

We are excited to announce that the OMICSS Guide 2022 is now available for individuals interested in gaining the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to begin their first bioinformatics project. This comprehensive resource was used as the curriculum for the OMICS School 2022 and is suitable for individuals with a background in biology or data/computer science. The OMICSS Guide 2022 follows the success of last year’s OMICSS Guide 2021 and… Read More »OMICSS Guide 2022 Now Available for Bioinformatics Enthusiasts