Tip of the Week: The Cancer Genome Workbench

submitted by: OpenHelix

For more information about this resource, see our blog post at http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=4520. The Cancer Genome Workbench gathers cancer information from a wide variety of projects and presents the cumulative data as high-level summary visualizations. With just a bit of acclimation, researchers can utilize this resource to further their understanding of cancer genomics.

Tip of the Week: Genome Variation Tour I

submitted by: OpenHelix

You can read more at http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=4455 . The first in a multi-part tour of the many resources available to the researcher or clinician looking into the data on genomic variation. Today's tip looks at UCSC Genome Browser and dbSNP.

Tip of the Week: WAVe

submitted by: OpenHelix

A quick introduction to WAVe (Web Analysis of the Variome), a great tool that pulls in a wealth of information about human gene variation. For a more high-resolution version of this tip and more information about the resource, visit the OpenHelix blog.

Genome Variation Server Introduction

submitted by: OpenHelix

This is an introduction to the Genome Variation Server at the University of Washington sponsored by GVS. You can get more freely available training materials on GVS including a longer introductory tutorial (40 minutes), slides, handouts and exercises at OpenHelix GVS Tutorial or visit the resource at GVS