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  • Friday SNPpets This week’s SNPpets include definition confusion in “epigenetics”, two HIPPIES, a new mouse ENCODE browser, living figures (new ways to interact with published data), and new features at the Drug-Gene ...

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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? (movies for bioinformaticians) Previous What’s the Answer? posts that we did on something at Reddit Bioinformatics have been popular. So occasionally I’ll be highlighting interesting threads from the bioinformatics subreddit that people might find interesting (or amusing). On to this week’s highlighted question. When I first looked there were just a couple of ideas–but it generated a lot of ...

Genomics Research

SNPpets

  • Friday SNPpets This week’s SNPpets include definition confusion in “epigenetics”, two HIPPIES, a new mouse ENCODE browser, living figures (new ways to interact with published data), and new features at the Drug-Gene Interaction database (DGIdb). Oh–and the woolly mammoth genome. Welcome to our Friday feature link collection: SNPpets. During the week we come across a lot of links ...

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 ...