GSC 11: James Cole

submitted by: psterk1

Ribosomal Database Project (RDP) SRA submission system. James Cole (Michigan State University)

The 11th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 11), held at The Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK, April 4-6, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_11)

GSC 11: Ilene Karsch-Mizrachi

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Compliance and the INSDC - Ilene Karsch-Mizrachi (National Center for Biotechnology Information)

The 11th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 11), held at The Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK, April 4-6, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_11)

GSC 11: Urmas Kõljalg

submitted by: psterk1

How would GSC standards fit within UNITE? Urmas Kõljalg (UNITE database of fungi)

The 11th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 11), held at The Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK, April 4-6, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_11)

Open Data Driving Scholarly Communication in 2020

submitted by: Phil

Slides presented at the 7th International Data Curation Conference

Video Tip of the Week: BioMart's new central portal

submitted by: OpenHelix

BioMart has a new look, and new features. More details and links: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=10275

Tip of the Week: MapMi, mapping miRNA sequences

submitted by: OpenHelix

Today's tip is on MapMi, a tool to map miRNA sequences to genomic sequences. See http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=10282 for more information

Video Tip of the Week: Mitochondrial transcriptome GBrowser

submitted by: OpenHelix

The data isn't in the papers anymore--it's in the browsers. Explore a nice example of next-gen sequencing data in a custom installation of GBrowse. References and more details: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=9830

ChemInfo2011-class2

submitted by: jcbradley
Jean-Claude Bradley presents the second lecture for Chemical Information Retrieval at Drexel University for Fall 2011 on September 30, 2011. The talk covers finding chemical property data on free and commercial databases, including Reaxys, SciFinder, ChemSpider and Google. An example is shown where an incorrect melting point for diazepam on the web and Reaxys was identified by carefully reading the original article. The use of Google Apps Scripts and other web services are covered....

Tip of the Week: UCSC Genome Browser Track Hubs

submitted by: OpenHelix

This tip introduces a new feature at UCSC, Track Hubs. You can read more about it on the blog: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=9907

ChemInfo2011-class1

submitted by: jcbradley

Jean-Claude Bradley presents the introductory lecture for Chemical Information Retrieval at Drexel University for Fall 2011 on September 23, 2011. Examples are given to demonstrate how difficult it can be to find and assess chemical information such as melting points. An overview of the class wiki is then given.