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  • Friday SNPpets dna_cutting_with_scissors_hr-150x150This week’s SNPpets include free passes for Phil Bourne’s keynote talk in Boston next week, software for analysis of the effects of protein variants, interpreting your own genome, a book ...

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OpenHelix News

  • OpenHelix Unveils New Online Training Site, Subscriber Services OpenHelix, a division of Bio-IT World, the provider of online and onsite training on some of the most popular and powerful open-access bioinformatics resources, announced the release of a new and enhanced website, as well as expanded subscriber services for both academic and commercial research institutions. OpenHelix.com currently offers over 100 tutorial suites on popular and ...

Genomics Resource News

  • Statistics for Biologists In a curious coincidence (not statistically relevant), this week I planned to highlight some useful statistical software as my Video Tip of the Week and the Answer post. In order to lure you back for the other pieces this week, I bring you a handy collection from Nature that was just announced: https://twitter.com/NatureBlogs/status/564797250371866624 Direct link over there ...

What’s The Answer

  • What’s the Answer? (network analysis, plants) This week’s question comes up on a pretty regular basis, but I always like to see what people are using for exploring the networks of their genes of interest. This was a new species, though, and I was curious to see if there was something particularly relevant to this plant. Biostars is a site for asking, ...

Genomics Research

SNPpets

  • Friday SNPpets dna_cutting_with_scissors_hr-150x150This week’s SNPpets include free passes for Phil Bourne’s keynote talk in Boston next week, software for analysis of the effects of protein variants, interpreting your own genome, a book review of a tome on bioinformatics that’s getting very good chatter among the practitioners, free image analysis tools for microscopy, and more…. Welcome to our Friday ...

Webinars and Workshops

  • Customizing Your Digital Research Environment with Genome Browsers, #BioIT15 Every time we do a workshop on genome browser tools and other associated resources, we find that there’s someone who’s shocked to discover how much they didn’t realize was underneath the interface. One of my favorite responses was a workshop at a midwestern medical school, where a guy came up to me after the talk ...