Video Tips of the Week, Annual Review 2014 (part 1)

As you may know, we’ve been doing these video tips-of-the-week for seven years now. We have completed or collected around 350 little tidbit introductions to various resources through this past year, 2014. At first we had to do all of our own video intros, but as the movie technology became more accessible and more teams made their own, we were able to find a lot more that were done by the resource providers themselves. So we began to collect those as well. At the end of the year we’ve established a sort of holiday tradition: we are doing a summary post to collect them all. If you have missed any of them it’s a great way to have a quick look at what might be useful to your work.

You can see past years’ tips here: 2008 I, 2008 II, 2009 I, 2009 II, 2010 I, 2010 II, 2011 I, 2011 II, 2012 I, 2012 II, 2013 I, 2013 II, 2014 II [next week].

January 2014:
January 8: Slidify for generating slides from RStudio
January 15: Entourage and enRoute from the Caleydo team
January 22: StratomeX
January 29: NCBI Sequence Viewer PDF export

February 2014:
February 5: “Overview” for document sorting and mining
February 12: MetaPhlAn and Galaxy
February 19: Centralized Model Organism Database (CMOD)
February 26: Ambiscript Mosaic for visualizing nucleotide motifs

March 2014:
March 5: Introduction to IGB Genome Browser
March 12: JANE, comparing phylogenies
March 19: ICGC portal for cancer genomics
March 26: AGRICOLA for agricultural science searches

April 2014:
April 2: EuPathDB
April 9: List of genes associated with a disease
April 16: NaviCell for custom interaction maps for systems biology
April 23: Atlas of Cancer Signaling Networks
April 30: canEvolve

May 2014:
May 7: BioRxiv, A preprint server for biology
May 14: PheGenI, Phenotype-Genotype Integrator
May 21: PhenX, standardizing phenotype measurements
May 28: New UCSC “stacked” wiggle track view

June 2014:
June 4: LineUp, data ranking visualization tool
June 11: InterMine for complex queries
June 18: e-PathGen, Using Genomics to Support Public Health
June 24: Leukemia outcome predictions challenge