Friday SNPpets

This week’s SNPpets includea number of things about costs. The costs of sequencing–scaling computation, but also an offer for a free Galaxy server. The other thing is the cost of maintaining resources. BioCyc notified users that it can’t get funded to make the resources available to the public anymore. Some projects seek votes or crowds for funding. Some orphan genomes sit around waiting for analysis. Alas. The other things include new tools or updates which apparently have funding currently. Best idea this week: a “Dear Abby” style place for patient questions on genomics.

SNPpets_2Welcome 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…