Do You Think You Want to Be a Scientist? Comments from Women in Bioinformatics for High School Students

submitted by: WomenInBioinformatics

A series of speakers sharing their ground breaking science and their journeys as women in a predominantly male subject area. Do You Think You Want to Be a Scientist? Comments from Women in Bioinformatics for High School Students

Tip of the Week: iRefWeb + protein interaction curation

submitted by: OpenHelix

See our post at for links and references for iRefWeb.

Tip of the Week: PolyPhen

submitted by: OpenHelix

This week's tip is on PolyPhen, a predictor of nonsynonymous SNP impacts on protein functions. For more information about PolyPhen and SNP functional prediction see the blog post:

Tip of the Week: Twitter in Bioinformatics

submitted by: OpenHelix

A quick view of my strategy for using Twitter to get useful information in this field. See my blog post for additional details.

Tip of the Week: RepTar, miRNA database

submitted by: OpenHelix

Today's tip of the week is on RepTar. To learn more about this tip, the database and other miRNA databases, visit the blog post on RepTar

Tip of the Week: BioGPS for expression data and more

submitted by: OpenHelix

This tip introduces BioGPS, a gene annotation portal that enables searching and visualization of integrated data on genes and regions with great customization features. For more details see .

Semantic Search through the Neuroscience Information Framework

submitted by: jgrethe

This video tutorial explores advanced search through the Neuroscience Information Framework, a dynamic inventory of Web-based neuroscience resources (i.e. data, materials, and tools). In the tutorial, semantic search is explored and how one can use the NIF ontologies to refine, expand, and customize the search/discovery process.

Tip of the Week: WAVe

submitted by: OpenHelix

Web Analysis of the Variome. For more information see our blog post:

Tip of the Week: PhylomeDB

submitted by: OpenHelix

Today's tip for the week is a quick introduction to PhylomeDB, gene phylogenies database. Read more information about this database at the OpenHelix Blog

Introduction to Biomedical Ontologies #4: Ontology Term Enrichment Using RatMine

submitted by: jennifer.r.smith
You've done your experiments and you have a list of genes that might be of interest, but…what now? Or you keep seeing the term "ontology term enrichment analysis" in the papers you're reading and, well, you have a vague idea of what that means, but you aren't really sure. Whether you're interested in information about gene functions, diseases, phenotypes or pathways, this video provides an overview of what ontology term enrichment analysis is and how you can use the "widgets" in RatMine...