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…

  • Heh. Best barley genome comment, and highest hope, so far: RT @DMStevens: Sequencing barley genome=human plant hybrid that puts a beer permanently in my hand. Like really, IN MY HAND. @PopSci: http://t.co/czes0POV
  • RT @dgmacarthur: An unusually honest look at the clinical value of genetic prediction: http://t.co/Yvh7dmDS Great stuff by @lukejostins.
  • RT @pathogenomenick: Didn’t understand a word of the 1000 genome paper? Try @Massgenomics’ guide http://t.co/vjulH3KR
  • Mm hmm: RT @neilfws: Seems it’s not possible to introduce biologists to programming without becoming a help desk.
  • RT @rafaelsidi: Toward interoperable bioscience data : Nature Genetics : Nature Publishing Group http://t.co/CG5hvcwf
  • From their newsletter: “Additionally, we have just completed a preview of the newly-designed, next generation VectorBase website. We invite you to try it out and provide constructive feedback on it. Nearly all of the content in the VB_2012-10 release is present in the preview site and available through a redesigned tab-driven navigation system. The preview version of the website can be accessed using the URL: https://preview.vectorbase.org
  • RT @cytoscape: Published!  Good overview of Cytoscape ecosystem:  A travel guide to Cytoscape plugins http://t.co/dUE51n8a
  • RT @howplantswork: eMonocot portal launched: an online resource for monocot plants. http://t.co/jn4HYB2g
  • Oooh–that’s interesting: RT @caseybergman: Wow – incredible comment on new bioinformatics code preservation post by @cwvhogue (http://t.co/OzbNVJ6O ) – truth is stranger than fiction.