Tip of the Week: eggNOG, orthologous genes

submitted by: OpenHelix

A 5 minute tip on eggNOG, database of orthologous genes. Check out our blog post for more information: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=10634

MICW - Metagenome Data Integration, Data Storage and Retrieval: Guy Cochrane

submitted by: JGI

EMBL-EBI's Guy Cochrane on "A Collaborative Ecosystem Model for Metagenomics Data Preservation" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

Open Data Driving Scholarly Communication in 2020

submitted by: Phil

Slides presented at the 7th International Data Curation Conference

Tip of the Week: Phosphida

submitted by: OpenHelix

THis tip of the week is on Phosphida, a post translational modification database. For more information, see: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=10432

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


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


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.

Tip of the Week: Getting flanking sequence of genomic locations

submitted by: OpenHelix

This week's tip is on using Galaxy to get flanking sequence. See http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=9808 for more information.

Tip of the Week: SNPexp

submitted by: OpenHelix

A quick introduction to a web-based tool that allows you to correlate SNPs in a region with gene expression levels. See http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=9275 for more details.