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  • Friday SNPpets SNPpets_2This Friday includes a range of topics, as usual. Interesting assessments of the state of autism genomic architecture–and read the piece on the “ghettoization” of genetic disease after that (Laura ...

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 Friday includes a range of topics, as usual. Interesting assessments of the state of autism genomic architecture–and read the piece on the “ghettoization” of genetic disease after that (Laura Hercher’s tweet). Horizontal gene transfer in cheese bacteria. Traits in crops. CRISPR for insects. Deep time in human DNA, and evolutionary history of tumors. There ...

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 ...