Friday SNPpets

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, but don’t make it to a blog post. Here they are for your enjoyment…

  • I didn’t know there were camel clones. I did know about CAGBASE and the came genome work. RT @Calestous: Genetically modified camels to act like pharmacies [Mary]
  • We ♥ curation and curators: RT @ewanbirney: Data curation. It’s importance to molecular biology and why I’ve learnt to love it. [Mary]
  • Neat: high school teacher uses twitter to connect scientists and students with regular chats. See two tweets–and look for details in the fall when it gets scheduled:  RT @2footgiraffe: Hey scientists using #bioinformatics. Would you be willing 2 do a twitter chat with my students about DNA, RNA, bioinformatics in the fall? Then: @OpenHelix Awesome. I call it #scistuchat – check out the info and archive at  Thanks a bunch!! [Mary]
  • RT @moorejh: #rstats RT @webbedfeet Obtaining a protein-protein interaction network for a gene list in R #bioinformatics #dataviz [Mary]
  • RT @EricTopol: “This is not science fiction anymore” On fetal whole genome sequencing in first trimester Big!  #CDoM [Mary]