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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…

  • RT @32nm: ISCB Public Policy Statement on Open Access to Scientific and Technical Research Literature — Bioinformatics http://ff.im/x9hQ2 Hat tip to Mitsuteru Nakao [Mary]
  • The beginning of population level structural variation information on the human genome, from the at the  1000 genomes project. Hat tip to GenomeWeb [Jennifer]
  • Registration for the March 2011 GMOD Meeting is now open. See the wiki page at March 2011 Community Meeting. [Mary]
  • Need to assemble and analyze large datasets for multigene phylogenetic analysis? Might want to try out the new iPhy. Paper here. [Trey]
  • Ok, I had to go look at this–not what I expected…. : Top 200 Genomic Females list for Feb. 2011 is NOW ONLINE at http://bit.ly/i0Nj3O via @holstein_world. Yes, the name did clue me in, but I still had to look. [Mary]
  • Scientific Reports: interesting new venture by Nature Publishing Group. [Jennifer]
  • I love when rare diseases can shine lights into the darkness–very neat story on arterial calcification. Fascinating: RT @NatureNews: Solution to medical mystery offers treatment hope http://ff.im/-xiZYE [Mary]

6th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference (Rocky '08)

From the ISCB mailing list:


6th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference (Rocky ’08)

December 5-7, 2008… Snowmass/Aspen, Colorado


Abstracts = DEADLINE DATE–October 10, 2008 http://iscb.org/rocky08/call_pres.php


The 6th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference (Rocky ’08) will be held this year in Snowmass/Aspen, Colorado, December 5-7, 2008 at the Silvertree Resort. You are invited to submit an abstract for a short talk or poster describing your work.


The conference is sponsored by the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) with local organizing by the University of Colorado Center for Computational Biology and chaired by Lawrence Hunter, Ph.D., Director Center for Computational Pharmacology University of Colorado School of Medicine.


The purpose of the meeting is to build bridges among the diverse research and educational community working in the computational biosciences. The conference has an exciting lineup of invited speakers and many opportunities for networking and research exchange. Please feel free to distribute this invitation to interested colleagues.

To assist in the promoting of this year’s conference the planning committee hopes you will print and post the linked conference poster in several strategic locations throughout your institution. We would also appreciate you forwarding the poster to any colleagues you believe may also be interested in attending. http://www.iscb.org/rocky08/pdf/ConferenceFlyer_Rocky2008..pdf



For further information about the meeting, please visit our web site, http://www.iscb.org/rocky08/index.php

Industry sponsorship opportunities are also available here: http://www.iscb.org/rocky08/sponsoropportunities.php


UPDATE: The rates for registration and other stuff are now available, so I’m bumping this announcement back up: http://www.iscb.org/rocky08/registration.php