Era7 Bioinformatics closes successfully its 600 K euros crowdfunding campaign
01/02/2017

Era7 Bioinformatics closes successfully its 600 K euros crowdfunding campaign

Era7 Bioinformatics announces today the successful closing of its crowdfunding campaign. The 100 percent of the funding goal has been covered using Capital Cell Life Sciences equity crowdfunding platform: http://capitalcell.net/investment/era7-bioinformatics33 First...

Crowdfunding Opportunity to co-invest in Era7 Bioinformatics with a Venture Capital specialized in Life Sciences
06/27/2016

Crowdfunding Opportunity to co-invest in Era7 Bioinformatics with a Venture Capital specialized in Life Sciences

Era7 Bioinformatics announces today the opportunity of crowdfunding co-investment with a Venture Capital in a 600000 Euros (around $660000) investment round. A Spanish Venture Capital specialized in Life Sciences takes part in this round and the rest...

Era7 Bionformatics’ CEO, was at the Launching of The National Microbiome Initiative event at The White House
05/13/2016

Era7 Bionformatics’ CEO, was at the Launching of The National Microbiome Initiative event at The White House

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), in collaboration with Federal agencies and private-sector stakeholders, announced a new important initiative, The National Microbiome Initiative (NMI), to foster the integrated study of microbiomes...

New publication: NGS experiments show a correlation between EGR2 upregulation and recovery from Guillain-Barré Syndrome.
02/22/2016

New publication: NGS experiments show a correlation between EGR2 upregulation and recovery from Guillain-Barré Syndrome.

Results from a recent publication made with the participation of Era7 Bioinformatics provide the first evidence for the implication of Early Growth Response Gene-2 (EGR2) in the development and outcome of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). This autoimmune...

Era7 Bionformatics research team finds bacterial 16S rRNA in 99 out of 99 Ebola samples in a public dataset
02/10/2016

Era7 Bionformatics research team finds bacterial 16S rRNA in 99 out of 99 Ebola samples in a public dataset

Era7 Bioinformatics’ research team has analyzed 99 RNA-Seq Ebola patient serum samples from a public dataset looking for 16S bacterial sequences. This work was guided by the similarity of the clinical manifestations in Ebola disease and in sepsis...

Era7 is granted with $430 K to develop a bioinformatics platform integrated with the Electronic Health Record for human microbiome analysis
01/11/2016

Era7 is granted with $430 K to develop a bioinformatics platform integrated with the Electronic Health Record for human microbiome analysis

The ministry of Industry through their Agency CDTI has granted $1 M to the consortium CARDIOBIOME in which Era7 Bioinformatics has the task of developing a cloud based bioinformatics platform for the analysis of 16S data from human microbiomes and for...

Era7 Bioinformatics will be for the third time at Festival of Genomics, this time in London, booth number 17
01/17/2016

Era7 Bioinformatics will be for the third time at Festival of Genomics, this time in London, booth number 17

Eduardo Pareja, Era7 Bioinformatics CEO, and Raquel Tobes, Era7 Bioinformatics Research Director, will attend the Festival of Genomics in London next week.  We will show there a new 16S metagenomics service based on our MG7 method and rich interactive...

Era7 Bioinformatics is granted with USD 100K to develop new 16S metagenomics NGS approaches specific for different microbiomes
11/01/2015

Era7 Bioinformatics is granted with USD 100K to develop new 16S metagenomics NGS approaches specific for different microbiomes

Era7 Bioinformatics has been awarded with a grant from the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain to fund, in part, an ongoing project with the objective of designing and testing new 16S amplicon and sequencing approaches to meet needs of specific...

Era7 Bioinformatics will be again at Festival of Genomics, this time in San Francisco, booth number 36
10/28/2015

Era7 Bioinformatics will be again at Festival of Genomics, this time in San Francisco, booth number 36

Three people from Era7 Bioinformatics’ team will attend the Festival of Genomics in San Francisco next week.  We will show there a new 16S metagenomics service based on our MG7 method and rich interactive visualizations based on Biographika...

New Publication: Complete Genome Sequences of Field Isolates of Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium caprae.
07/13/2015

New Publication: Complete Genome Sequences of Field Isolates of Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium caprae.

Era7 Bioinformatics has recently participated in a new publication in Genome Announcements: Complete Genome Sequences of Field Isolates of Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium caprae (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26112781). In the publication...

Era7 Bioinformatics attended the Festival of Genomics in Boston
06/26/2015

Era7 Bioinformatics attended the Festival of Genomics in Boston

Era7 Bioinformatics had a great time in the Festival of Genomics at Boston. Many people came to our booth and asked for more information about our services and projects, specially about Bio4j, www.bio4j.com, and Biographika, www.biographika.com,...

Kendall Square, in which Era7 has an office since 2012, is considered Boston’s biotech hub
06/15/2015

Kendall Square, in which Era7 has an office since 2012, is considered Boston’s biotech hub

Kendall Square is the core of Boston’s rich biotechnology industry as both large and small firms are trying to get a spot and take part of its increible success. Apart from around 120 biomedical firms, Kendall is also home to investors, patent lawyers,...

Next week Era7 Bioinformatics will exhibit at ASM 2015 in New Orleans: booth 777
05/24/2015

Next week Era7 Bioinformatics will exhibit at ASM 2015 in New Orleans: booth 777

Four people from Era7 will attend the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) 2015 congress in New Orleans , Louisiana. After the great experience in Boston in 2014, this year we will exhibit again and this year we will also present two posters about...

New Publication: Metagenomic Analysis of Milk of Healthy and Mastitis-Suffering Women
05/20/2015

New Publication: Metagenomic Analysis of Milk of Healthy and Mastitis-Suffering Women

Era7 Bioinformatics team participates in another scientific publication: Metagenomic Analysis of Milk of Healthy and Mastitis-Suffering Women (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25948578).  This study aimed to compare the metagenome...

Era7 Bioinformatics attends The Anglonordic 2015 , invitation only, biotech and pharma meeting.
05/04/2015

Era7 Bioinformatics attends The Anglonordic 2015 , invitation only, biotech and pharma meeting.

Eduardo Pareja, CEO of Era7 Bioinformatics, and Raquel Tobes, CSO of Era7 Bioinformatics, attended the Anglonordic 2015 meeting and partnering event held in London at Westminster Conference Centre, where they met with several CEOs and Managing Directors...

New publication by Era7’s team in Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination
03/17/2015

New publication by Era7’s team in Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

Eduardo Pareja and Raquel Robes participated in the recently published scientific paper: "A Dendritic Cell-Targeted Vaccine Loaded with Glyceraldehyde-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Peptides Proposed for Individuals at High Risk of Listeriosis". In...

03/09/2015

We are pleased to announce a PhD position targeting a exciting project in bioinformatics applied to metagenomics and Big Data management and visualization.

TASKS TO BE DEVELOPED BY THE CANDIDATE: Design, implementation and testing of a cloud based system for the storage and analysis of genomic and metagenomic data and a layer on top of Bio4j for facilitating the use of this platform for systematists working...

We participated in another example of exciting scientific results using Bio4j and MG7 that has been published in Nature Scientific Reports
03/05/2015

We participated in another example of exciting scientific results using Bio4j and MG7 that has been published in Nature Scientific Reports

Pablo Pareja-Tobes, part of Era7’s team, participated in the scientific paper “Important biological information uncovered in previously unaligned reads from chromatin immunoprecipitation experiments (ChIP-Seq)” that has been recently...

Era7, one of the 6 innovative initiatives selected for the 3rd edition of Generacción
12/03/2014

Era7, one of the 6 innovative initiatives selected for the 3rd edition of Generacción

During the third edition of Generacción, a Deloitte and Cotec's initiative in collaboration with the Real Academy of Engineering, Era7 was selected as one of the 6 innovative initiatives that represent the entrepreneurial character of the...

Era7 Bioinformatics granted by the European Union to do Metagenomics in the Horizon 2020 project BIG4
01/02/2015

Era7 Bioinformatics granted by the European Union to do Metagenomics in the Horizon 2020 project BIG4

Era7 Bioinformatics is a member of the Consortium of the ITN project BIG4. BIG4 is a global network to amalgamate the cutting edge methods of genomics, phylogenetics, informatics, taxonomy, semantic biodiversity publishing and citizen science, into highly...

New publication by Era7’s team in Genome Announcements
02/09/2015

New publication by Era7’s team in Genome Announcements

Marina Manrique and Raquel Tobes, part of Era7’s team, participated in the scientific paper “Complete Genome Sequence of Ehrlichia mineirensis, a Novel Organism Closely Related to Ehrlichia canis with a New Host Association” that has...

Era7 Bioinformatics is now a member of The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
11/10/2014

Era7 Bioinformatics is now a member of The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Era7 Bioinformatics is proud to announce that it has recently become member of The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. The Global Alliance is an international coalition formed to facilitate the sharing of genomical and clinical data, with the...

| New animation | Paired end and Mate pair sequencing: What is it and How is it done?
12/22/2014

| New animation | Paired end and Mate pair sequencing: What is it and How is it done?

We are excited to announce that we have just updated our NGS Media section with a new animation: "Paired end and Mate pair sequencing: What is it and How is it done?" Since it can sometimes get a bit confusing to differentiate between...

| New animation | Our approaches for taxonomic assignment: Lowest Common Ancestor and Best BLAST Hit
12/04/2014

| New animation | Our approaches for taxonomic assignment: Lowest Common Ancestor and Best BLAST Hit

We have just updated our NGS Media section with a new animation: "Our approaches for taxonomic assignment: Lowest Common Ancestor and Best BLAST Hit" This animation explains the two different approaches we take to assign a...

Era7’s team writes a chapter about its annotation tool BG7 for the book ‘Bacterial Pangenomics’
11/10/2014

Era7’s team writes a chapter about its annotation tool BG7 for the book ‘Bacterial Pangenomics’

Era7 Bioinformatics’ team has recently collaborated in the book ‘Bacterial Pangenomics, Methods and Protocols’ (by A. Mengoni, M. Galardini and M. Fondi) writing one of its chapters: ‘Gene Calling and Bacterial Genome Annotation...

Era7 Bioinformatics’ Bio4j project team attends final meeting of Google Summer of Code 2014 in California
10/30/2014

Era7 Bioinformatics’ Bio4j project team attends final meeting of Google Summer of Code 2014 in California

Bio4J was selected this year as a project for being funded by the Google Summer of Code 2014. After months of work, the program ended with a really successful participation of Era7 Bioinformatics team. Google Summer of Code is a 10-year-old global...

New section 'NGS Media' on Era7 Bioinformatics website
10/24/2014

New section 'NGS Media' on Era7 Bioinformatics website

We are launching today in Era7 Bioinformatics website a new section called NGS media, in which you will find animations explaining some important concepts and methods related to Next Generation Sequencing. At the moment, you can have access to two animations:...

| New animation | Genome Assembly: De novo versus Mapping to a Reference
11/10/2014

| New animation | Genome Assembly: De novo versus Mapping to a Reference

We have updated our NGS Media section with a new animation: Genome Assembly: De novo versus Mapping to a Reference. This animation explains the differences between assembly de novo and mapping to a reference. If you are interested in knowing more...

Presentation of Era7's new service for Cancer Genomics, Genome7, in BioSpain 2014
10/02/2014

Presentation of Era7's new service for Cancer Genomics, Genome7, in BioSpain 2014

On 24 September 2014 Eduardo Pareja, CEO of Era7, presented for the first time in BioSpain 2014 (Santiago de Compostela) in a press conference Era7’s new service for Cancer Genomics, Genome7. Genome7, based on the revolution Human Genomics is...

Era7 Bioinformatics attended BioSpain 2014, in Santiago de Compostela
09/29/2014

Era7 Bioinformatics attended BioSpain 2014, in Santiago de Compostela

Era7 attended BioSpain 2014, which took place from 24 to 26 September 2014 in the Galicia Congress & Exhibition Palace in Santiago de Compostela. Era7 had a booth, in which a large number of people interested in its Bacterial Genomics and Metagenomics...

Rafer SL invests in Spanish NGS leader Era7 Bioinformatics to accelerate Era7's International expansion plan
08/29/2014

Rafer SL invests in Spanish NGS leader Era7 Bioinformatics to accelerate Era7's International expansion plan

Era7 Bioinformatics and Comercial Rafer announced that Rafer has made an strategic investment in Era7 Bioinformatics to accelerate the International expansion of Era7 Bioinformatics, the bacterial genomics company. This expansion will target specially...

Era7 Bioinformatics, The Bacterial Genomics Company, will be attending BIOSPAIN 2014 – Santiago de Compostela, Spain 24 – 26 September 2014
08/14/2014

Era7 Bioinformatics, The Bacterial Genomics Company, will be attending BIOSPAIN 2014 – Santiago de Compostela, Spain 24 – 26 September 2014

We will be attending BIOSPAIN 2014, an International meeting on Biotechnology that is being held this year in Santiago de Compostela from 24th to 26th September. At the meeting, our team of Era7 Bioinformatics will be announcing new Next Generation Sequencing...

Spanish Newspaper publishes an article about Era7 Bioinformatics and its growth in the United States
05/25/2014

Spanish Newspaper publishes an article about Era7 Bioinformatics and its growth in the United States

From Boston, Eduardo Pareja, CEO of Era7 Bioinformatics , answered several questions for the Spanish newspaper ABC . In the article, the journalist Granada Hernandez Pacheco writes about Era7 Bioinformatics, its activity, clients and achievements highlighting...

Era7 Bioinformatics attending ASM 2014 at Boston.
05/13/2014

Era7 Bioinformatics attending ASM 2014 at Boston.

Era7 Bioinformatics will attend the American Society for Microbiology anual meeting from 76 to 20 of May 2014. In this meeting 4 people from Era7 Bioinformatics will have the opportunity to show the last imporvements of the Era7's services: Bacterial...

Era7 Bioinformatics attending the ECCMID 2014 Conference at Barcelona
05/11/2014

Era7 Bioinformatics attending the ECCMID 2014 Conference at Barcelona

Era7 Bioinformatics is attending the ECCMID 2014 Conference at Barcelona and presenting three posters. Two of the posters are about Whole Genome Sequencing with different platforms in two outbreaks , one of Klebsiella and another one of Enterococcus....

Era7 Bioinformatics' Bio4j project has been selected for the Google Summer of Code 2014
02/27/2014

Era7 Bioinformatics' Bio4j project has been selected for the Google Summer of Code 2014

We are really excited to announce that Bio4j has been accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2014. This was the first year we applied for it, and it feels just great being part of this initiative. Google Summer of Code is a...

Dr. Eduardo Pareja, the CEO of Era7 Bioinformatics was invited to give a talk about metagenomics at The Royal College of Pathologists in London
01/18/2014

Dr. Eduardo Pareja, the CEO of Era7 Bioinformatics was invited to give a talk about metagenomics at The Royal College of Pathologists in London

The talk with the title "A New Cloud Computing System for Massive Analysis of Reads from Metagenomics Samples" was part of the Symposium "A New Era in Diagnostic Microbiology Pathogen Genomics; Tools and Challenges in the Control of Infectious...

The Berkeley Phylogenomics Group research team at the University of California, Berkeley, receives an NSF EAGER grant to develop a graph database and research environment for Big Data challenges in genomics, building on the Era7 Bioinformatics' Bio4j platform
11/11/2013

The Berkeley Phylogenomics Group research team at the University of California, Berkeley, receives an NSF EAGER grant to develop a graph database and research environment for Big Data challenges in genomics, building on the Era7 Bioinformatics' Bio4j platform

The Sjölander Lab at the University of California, Berkeley, has recently been awarded a 250K US dollars EAGER grant from the National Science Foundation to build a graph database for Big Data challenges in genomics.  Naturally, they’re...

Era7 Bioinformatics publishes a new bacterial genome: illumina sequencing data plus a little of PacBio data produces much better results than only llumina
06/07/2013

Era7 Bioinformatics publishes a new bacterial genome: illumina sequencing data plus a little of PacBio data produces much better results than only llumina

We have published the first complete genome sequence of a Staphylococcus aureus strain assigned to clonal complex 12. The strain was isolated in a food poisoning outbreak due to contaminated potato salad in Switzerland in 2009, and it produces staphylococcal...

New article from Oh no sequences!, Era7 Bioinformatics' research group: Genome Sequence of Klebsiella pneumoniae KpQ3, a DHA-1 β-Lactamase-Producing Nosocomial Isolate.
05/19/2013

New article from Oh no sequences!, Era7 Bioinformatics' research group: Genome Sequence of Klebsiella pneumoniae KpQ3, a DHA-1 β-Lactamase-Producing Nosocomial Isolate.

Klebsiella pneumoniae is a Gram-negative bacillus that belongs to the family Enterobacteriaceae. K. pneumoniae isolates are mostly commensal and environmental microorganisms but may be opportunistic and nosocomial pathogens that cause a variety of infections,...

New publication from our team in MBio: Bloody coli: a Gene Cocktail in Escherichia coli O104:H4
05/12/2013

New publication from our team in MBio: Bloody coli: a Gene Cocktail in Escherichia coli O104:H4

Our Research Director, Dr. Raquel Tobes has published an article in the mbio journal about Escherichia coli. In Era7 Bioinformatics we have a lot of experience with E. coli and we did with BG7 one of the first annotation of the E. coli genome from...

In New England Cable News (NECN) on Fri, 30 Nov 2012, VP of the Mass. Life Sciences Center talks about new companies in the Bay State and Era7 Bioinformatics gets mentioned.
12/06/2012

In New England Cable News (NECN) on Fri, 30 Nov 2012, VP of the Mass. Life Sciences Center talks about new companies in the Bay State and Era7 Bioinformatics gets mentioned.

Era7 Bioinformatics will impulse strongly its activities in Massachusetts and the USA along the year 2013 focusing specially in Bacterial Genomics and Metagenomics. BG7, the Era7 Bioinformatics bacterial genome annotation recently published in PLOS...

Era7 Bioinformatics expands to U.S., Opens office in Cambridge, Mass.
11/29/2012

Era7 Bioinformatics expands to U.S., Opens office in Cambridge, Mass.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nov. 29, 2012 – Era7 Bioinformatics, a Next Generation Sequencing provider based in Spain, announced today the opening of its first U.S. office, located in the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in Cambridge, Massachusetts....

BG7, the Open Source Bacterial Genome annotation system from Era7 Bioinformatics gets published in PLOS ONE
11/29/2012

BG7, the Open Source Bacterial Genome annotation system from Era7 Bioinformatics gets published in PLOS ONE

Bacteria are all over the world involved in a huge amount of good and bad things. Some of them causes threatening infectious diseases and some other are responsible for many food fermentations, biofuel production or even are necessary to keep us healthy...

Spanish Research Team Uses Roche's GS FLX+ System to Sequence Antibiotic Resistance Bacteria in Recent Hospital Outbreak
03/14/2012

Spanish Research Team Uses Roche's GS FLX+ System to Sequence Antibiotic Resistance Bacteria in Recent Hospital Outbreak

A team of researchers from the Hospital Universitario La Paz Research Institute (IdiPAZ, Madrid), LifeSequencing S.L. (Valencia), Era7 Bioinformatics (Madrid) and Roche Spain (Barcelona) announced today the sequencing of the whole genome of three antibiotic...

BG7 is selected by Pacific Biosciences as partner product.
02/15/2012

BG7 is selected by Pacific Biosciences as partner product.

Complete BG7, our bacterial genome annotation system, has been selected by Pacific Biosciences to be included in their partner products: http://www.pacificbiosciences.com/partner_products/ On February 15, 2012, PacBio News Release announced the first...