Tip of the Week: Gene Prioritization Portal

submitted by: OpenHelix

Today's tip is a quick introduction to the Gene Prioritization Portal. To find more information, see: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=8988

Hagen NTIS talk at SLA 2011

submitted by: jcbradley

Don Hagen presented at the Special Libraries Association meeting on June 15, 2011 as part of a panel on New Forms of Scholarly Communications in the Sciences. His talk was entitled "NTIS Focus on Science and Data: Open and Sustainable Models for Science Information Discovery"

Bradley SLA Talk on Open Melting Point Collections

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Jean-Claude Bradley presented at a panel on New Forms of Scholarly Communication in Science at the Special Libraries Association meeting on June 15, 2011. The talk covered the role of trust in science, with a focus on the validation of melting point data. Where the literature was unable to reconcile measurements, Open Notebook Science was used to clarify. The collection of an Open Dataset of melting point measurements for 20,000 compounds was described as well as ongoing curation efforts...

Tip of the Week: converting genome coordinates

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Tip of the week, converting genome coordinates between assemblies and genomes using Galaxy. Check out the blog post for more tools and information about this: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=8628

Tip of the Week: MetaPhOrs, orthology & paralogy prediction

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A tip of the week on MetaPhOrs, a orthology and paralogy prediction database. For more information see the write up at: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=7707

Tip of the Week: Encyclopedia of Life

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A brief reintroduction to the Encyclopedia of Life. See http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=7491 for more information about EoL and other life tree databases.

Tip of the Week: SNPTips and viewing your personal genomic data

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A tip of the week on using SNPTips to view your 23andme data. For more information about the tool see http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=7162

University of the Sciences Open Chemistry Talk

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Jean-Claude Bradley presents on "Open Education in Chemistry Research and Classroom" at the University of the Sciences on January 11, 2011. The talk covers screencasting, wikis, chemical information validation, Open Notebook Science and smartphones.

Tip of the Week: RepTar, miRNA database

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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

Dana Vanderwall on Cheminformatics at Drexel

submitted by: jcbradley
Dana Vanderwall, Associate Director of Cheminformatics at Bristol-Myers Squibb, presented at Drexel University for Jean-Claude Bradley's Chemical Information Retrieval class on December 2, 2010. The first part covers "Cheminformatics & The evolving relationship between data in the public domain & pharma" and includes a general discussion of modern drug discovery and the details of a malaria dataset recently released from the pharmaceutical industry to the public. The second part...