This was originally posted by Craig Smith at as “Bionode Hackday gives rise to five new modules for fetching and processing biological data”
13 July 2016

Summary of the day
From 9:30am at Google Campus London we welcomed a large group of enthusiastic hackers to the Bionode and DNAdigest hackday: Crawling genomic datasets with node.js

The day started with introductions to DNAdigest and Repositive (the sponsor for the day) followed by an introduction and tutorial to Bionode by Bruno (@bmpvieira at

All attendees were soon installed and setup with Bionode and ready to roll. After dividing into five…

Modular and universal bioinformatics

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