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:
  • RT @dgmacarthur: An unusually honest look at the clinical value of genetic prediction: Great stuff by @lukejostins.
  • RT @pathogenomenick: Didn’t understand a word of the 1000 genome paper? Try @Massgenomics’ guide
  • 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
  • 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:
  • RT @cytoscape: Published!  Good overview of Cytoscape ecosystem:  A travel guide to Cytoscape plugins
  • RT @howplantswork: eMonocot portal launched: an online resource for monocot plants.
  • Oooh–that’s interesting: RT @caseybergman: Wow – incredible comment on new bioinformatics code preservation post by @cwvhogue ( ) – truth is stranger than fiction.