Atul Butte at the 2015 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Atul Butte, Stanford University, at the 10th Annual DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 24-26, 2015 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Computational biology of cancer

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Endometrial cancer affects 48,000 women per year in the United States. For patients with tumors greater than two centimeters in diameter, the effected organ(s) and lymph nodes may be surgically removed. Yet post-surgery analysis shows that only 22 percent of patients had metastasis, meaning 78 percent of these surgeries may have been unnecessary. How can doctors predict which patients need surgery? Mathukumalli Vidyasagar discusses how new computational algorithms from National Science...

How to Install the Ensembl Perl APIs in 4 minutes

submitted by: gspudich

This is a quick "how-to" guide for installing the Ensembl Perl APIs. Installation by both cvs and ftp will be demonstrated. All commands in this video can be found at the following url:

Getting leads from Big Data

submitted by: OpenHelix

This video illustrates a search of the ICGC, International Cancer Genome Consortium, for a gene lost in tumor samples. For more details see the blog post:

Tip of the Week: Galaxy Tool Shed

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Today's tip of the week is on the Galaxy Toolshed, to find more read the blog post and tip at:

Tip of the Week: ChromoHub

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Today's tip of the week is on Chromohub, an annotated phylogeny of chromatin mediated signaling genes. For more information, check out our blog post at

Video Tip of the Week: The PSI SBKB's New Content Hubs

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For more information about this resource, see our blog post at URL: In the tip I will feature the newly organized content hubs over at the Protein Structure Initiative's Structural Biology Knowledgebase, or PSI SBKB. These scientific hubs, organized by content, make it easy for users to access specific content offered by both the SBKB and the PSI as a whole.

Tip of the Week: Visualizing Galaxy

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A tip of the week introducing visualizing genomic data using Galaxy's visualization tool. For more information, check out the blog post at

Video Tip of the Week: FancyGene for quick accurate diagrams

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Create accurate and effective diagrams of genes of interest with FancyGene:

Tip of the Week: GenomeSpace

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A quick introduction to GenomeSpace. More about GenomeSpace and links can be found at