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…

  • Wow: the little skate genome. 49 chromosomes, 59x coverage. Still tough to assemble: RT @Biomedical101: Assembling the Little Skate Genome: This past week I was visiting the University of Delaware to attend the 3rd S… http://bit.ly/kxC8BK [Mary]
  • RT @biogrid: BioGRID version 3.1.77 released with 2,890 new physical and genetic interactions. http://bit.ly/lsTeFY #bioinformatics #biology #biogrid [Mary]
  • Initiative to get scientist into schools to help teachers and improve science education, explained here: Those who can [Jennifer]
  • Does look cool: RT @hurstej: Awesome! I love LigerCat – this is a cool resource for genomic literature visualized from Medline http://bit.ly/flI6nF #bmispring2011 [Mary]
  • Another effort to connect scientist to the public: The Science & Entertainment Exchange is “a program of the National Academy of Sciences that connects entertainment industry professionals with top scientists and engineers” HT book review by Kevin Hand [Jennifer]
  • Iz handy: RT @larry_parnell: Just what do all those histone modifications mean? See http://bit.ly/jP7UpK for handy chart listing function and modifying enzyme [Mary]
  • RT @paulblaser: What is Public Health Genomics? A Day in the Invisible Life of Public Health #Genomics – http://goo.gl/izoX6 [Mary]