Friday SNPpets

This week’s SNPpets offered a lot of good stuff, everybody must be out of their summer vacation mode and back to the lab. There’s a BLASTX alternative, a helpful tip in workshop teaching, quack DTC tests, handy errors (really), new variant database DIVAS, exome sequencing patients and outcomes, imputation, 24M novel rare variants, variant caller comparison, the long term evolution experiment hits a milestone, new citrus resources, eQTLs, and more. The best item this week, though, was a story of a family with a rare disease situation that found genomics researchers via Reddit, and that gave them answers and hope.

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…