The OpenHelix blog provides a genomics resources news portal with regular postings about genomics resources, genomics news and research, science and more. Our goal is to keep the researchers informed about the overwhelming amount of genomics data out there and how to access it through tools, databases and resources that are publicly available.
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This week’s SNPpets include tidbits about the Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC), new RepeatMasker track at UCSC Genome Browser, sequencing undiagnosed patients, the African Genome Variation Project, Icelandic knockouts, and more…. 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, […]
This week’s highlighted question is from the Bioinformatics discussion area at Reddit. There are a range of topics discussed in that subreddit, and some of the tool-specific ones are very helpful in learning about new software. What are some of the best multiple alignment editors that allow for manual editing? Cross-platform/open-source would be preferred. –AtlasAnimated […]
This week’s tip isn’t about a specific tool–but a really interesting look at how a tool was used in the context of some general public outreach messaging. Recently I posted about Aquaria, a new tool available to let biologists explore protein structures, mutations, and domains in user-friendly ways. But an interesting example of how the […]
O'Donoghue S.I., Maria Kalemanov, Christian Stolte, Benjamin Wellmann, Vivian Ho, Manfred Roos, Nelson Perdigão, Fabian A Buske, Julian Heinrich & Burkhard Rost & (2015). Aquaria: simplifying discovery and insight from protein structures, Nature Methods, 12 (2) 98-99. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.3258
This week’s SNPpets include CaptureSeq, a wicked cool whiteboard for your computer (I just wish you could upload an image or a doc), finding human “knockouts”, and my favorite new tool name of the week: GOTTCHA for metagenome analysis. Welcome to our Friday feature link collection: SNPpets. During the week we come across a lot […]
This week’s highlighted discussion tackles a pretty broad and open-ended issue–what’s next in bioinformatics? The answers varied, interestingly, and presented a lot of great directions. I’d love to see other people’s ideas. Biostars is a site for asking, answering and discussing bioinformatics questions and issues. We are members of the community and find it very […]