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  • Friday SNPpets dna_cutting_with_scissors_hr-150x150This week’s SNPpets include physicians and genomic medicine readiness, genomics testing standards, the Narcissome, assessing the value of data repositories, and more. But you *must* see the lizards playing poker. ...

Video Tip of the Week

  • Video Tip of the Week: NCBI Tree Viewer TreeViewerThe helpful folks at NCBI have been ramping up their outreach. I’ve been watching a lot of their webinars, and they are trying different styles. The more traditional ones that ...

OpenHelix News

  • Free Webinars: World Tour of Resources and UCSC Genome Browser UCSC IntroOpenHelix will be presenting two webinars: World Tour of Genomics Resources, May 21st at 1:00 EDT, and Introduction to the UCSC Genome Browser, June 17th at 1:00 EDT. World Tour of Genomics Resources Webinar This world tour of genomic resources will discuss the number and breadth of publicly available bioscience resources available to researchers. It will ...

Genomics Resource News

  • Phytozome notice, new and improved v10 coming soon [see update] This announcement came out while I was at a conference last week–but I wanted to pass it along. This appears to be a big change in the way Phytozome works. And there will be down-time before it rolls out, starting May 1. I like to post major announcements from mailing lists because I know everyone ...

What’s The Answer

  • What’s the Answer? (bioinformatics one-liners) BiostarsAs much of a fan as I am of web-based tools for accessing what you need, there are times when the command line can so quickly accomplish what you need. When I looked at this new post at Biostars it was already hugely popular 3 hours into the day. So I think this captured some ...

Genomics Research

SNPpets

  • Friday SNPpets dna_cutting_with_scissors_hr-150x150This week’s SNPpets include physicians and genomic medicine readiness, genomics testing standards, the Narcissome, assessing the value of data repositories, and more. But you *must* see the lizards playing poker. Seriously. Welcome to our Friday feature link collection: SNPpets. During the week we come across a lot of links and reads that we think are interesting, ...

Webinars and Workshops

  • World Tour of Genomics Resources II handouts, webinar follow-up post worldtour2Typically when we do a webinar, we create a companion blog post for further discussion that we might not have been able to do in the webinar session. You might also try out the sites I talk about and come back with comments or questions. Or for folks who couldn’t make it, but later will ...