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  • Friday SNPpets SNPpets_2This week there’s an actual call to action in the tweets. See Steven Salzberg’s tweet about the 2017 Service to America award and GenBank is nominated–you can vote every day! ...

Video Tip of the Week

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  • Video Tip of the Week: World Tour of Genomics Resources, part II OpenHelix_logo_2015This week’s tip is not our usual short video. We’ll connect you to our newest tutorial suite, our World Tour of Genomics Resources, part II. Our previous tour was really popular–because as much as bench researchers know about the tools they currently use–everyone realizes there are more tools out there. And many of them don’t ...

Genomics Resource News

  • Video Tip of the Week: UCSC Genome Browser in the Cloud (GBIC) Newly updated Quick Reference CardFor all the years we’ve been out doing training on the UCSC Genome Browser tools, we could watch the evolution of the needs of the researchers and the corresponding features of the UCSC Genome Browser site. At first, people just needed access to the public data. But then they needed ways to add their own ...

What’s The Answer

  • What’s The Answer? (where + how to get help online) WYP?We started the the weekly “What’s the Answer?” thread to highlight various sources of interesting discussions related to bioinformatics around the internet. It was years ago–before communities like Biostar and others were well-trafficked and well-known. It’s been great to see these sources mature and draw diverse discussants from all over the world. What’s particularly helpful ...

Genomics Research

SNPpets

  • Friday SNPpets SNPpets_2This week there’s an actual call to action in the tweets. See Steven Salzberg’s tweet about the 2017 Service to America award and GenBank is nominated–you can vote every day! The rest of the week’s intriguing tweets include yeast diversity, British historical diversity, non-coding regulatory stuff, computer-coding DNA hackers, and setting standards for information of ...

Webinars and Workshops

  • Webinar, Oct 7: World Tour of Genomics Resources II worldtour2Just a quick note to announce our upcoming webinar. We are going to do the popular World Tour again, so if you missed it last time, join us for the next one. It’s free, but you need to register. Quick overview:  World Tour of Genomics Resources 2 October 7, 2015 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT This is ...