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  • Friday SNPpets This week’s SNPpets include data protection issues in the EU, reminiscing on the past and musing on the future of bioinformatics, RNAseq tools including Salmon and SeqMonk, updates to the ...

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  • 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

  • UCSC replaces UCSC Genes with GENCODE as default gene set UCSC Genome BioinformaticsThis is a big deal. And now I have to change my training materials. But I think it’s worthwhile. The GENCODE set is very extensive and the range of annotated types captures important details. This email came from the UCSC Genome Browser announcement mailing list. Pasting in full for those who aren’t on this list, or ...

What’s The Answer

  • What’s The Answer? (effective altruists in bioinformatics) BiostarsAs this week’s lighter holiday fare continues, here’s an interesting and unusual question about career directions related to bioinformatics. I’d love to see how this comes out 10 years from now. Biostars is a site for asking, answering and discussing bioinformatics questions and issues. We are members of the community and find it very useful. ...

Genomics Research

SNPpets

  • Friday SNPpets This week’s SNPpets include data protection issues in the EU, reminiscing on the past and musing on the future of bioinformatics, RNAseq tools including Salmon and SeqMonk, updates to the human nomenclature BioMart service, BioGPS changes (this one is a very significant change in content, btw), data on pathways in cancer, and more. Welcome to our ...

Webinars and Workshops

  • Intro to UCSC Genome Browser webinar, tomorrow, June 17 2015 UCSC Genome BioinformaticsTomorrow (Wednesday US time) I’ll be doing a webinar on the basics of using the UCSC Genome Browser. If you haven’t spent much time using the browser, or you suspect there’s more to what you have been able to do, this introduction may help you out. Register for the webinar here: http://www.bio-itworld.com/openhelix/introduction-to-the-ucsc-genome-browser-webinar/ Time and date guide for ...