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The PhenoMeNal release team is happy to announce its 2018.08 release “Dalcotidine”! The release focuses on stability, introduction of new tools and workflows and updates to the PhenoMeNal Cloud Research Portal user interface in response to the feedback we have received in our usability tests. A summary of the notable new features in 2018.08 are:…
PhenoMeNal VREs are now successfully deployed on EGI Federated Cloud resources (Cloud provider IN2P3-IRES). The achievement was a joint effort between the  EGI Federated Cloud and the PhenoMeNal consortium. To find out more read the article in the latest issue of the EGI newsletter.
Date: Thursday 31 May 2018, 15:00 -  16:00 (GMT) Abstract: In this webinar, Luca Pireddu from Centre for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia will give a tour of PhenoMeNal portal including step-by-step guidance on how to deploy your own private PhenoMeNal instance on cloud computing resources. You'll learn how to manage your deployment and access the services it provides.  Finally,…
Date and Time:  Wednesday 4th  April 2018, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT Abstract Ola Spjuth, (Uppsala University), in his webinar on Challenges and Opportunities with Virtual Research Environments, will talk about Virtual Research Environments (VREs) and their application to data analysis. In his presentation, Ola,  will explain the motivation and approach taken by the PhenoMeNal consortium when developing a cloud-agnostic on-demand VRE for metabolomics implemented using…
We are pleased to announce the 2018.02 release “Cerebellin” of the PhenoMeNal infrastructure. The new release is the result of half a year of intense developments and represents a major upgrade to the 2017-08 production release Bucetin. The main features of this release are: Improved usability following extensive User experience tests The Infrastructure has improved stability…
Tryggve 2, is  a project within The Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC), consisting of the Nordic countries such as Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark and is hosted by the Nordic ELIXIR nodes. Tryggve develops and facilitates access to secure e-infrastructure for sensitive data, suitable for hosting large-scale cross-border biomedical research studies. With GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)…
PhenoMeNal partner IPB, is hosting a two day workshop from 4th-5th April 2017, on PhenoMeNal workflows. The objective of the workshop is to showcase and improve existing workflows to achieve broader applicability, improve functionalities and add Findable Accessible Interoperable Re-usable (FAIR) information. For registration, click here.
  The German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure – de.NBI is a network of partners that provide bioinformatics services in different areas. Recently, Germany joined the European life-sciences infrastructure for biological information (ELIXIR) as a full member [1], and de.NBI is now busy establishing the German node in ELIXIR by providing high-quality bioinformatics services and training…
The PhenoMeNal Cloud Research Environment (CRE) portal provides an entry point to analysis tools via its open source "App Library" (Application Library) - a service catalogue of all applications (currently 24) that are currently available via Galaxy workflows through the CRE.  Each tool, available in the form of Docker container,  carries a tool description, usage instructions to be…
PhenoMeNal aims to isolate bioinformatics tools as micro services through the use of Docker containers. If you haven't used Docker containers in the past, the official Docker guide is an excellent starting point. Building Docker containers requires the use of so called Dockerfiles. They contain a list of commands needed for installing the application with…