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: 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.

Tip of the Week: PolySearch

submitted by: OpenHelix

This tip is a quick introduction to PolySearch, for more information, see: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=9084

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

Identification of Zyklopen, a New Member of the Vertebrate Multicopper Ferroxidase Family, and Characterization in Rodents and Human Cells

submitted by: patbain
We previously detected a membrane-bound, copper-containing oxidase that may be involved in iron efflux in BeWo cells, a human placental cell line. We have now identified a gene encoding a predicted multicopper ferroxidase (MCF) with a putative C-terminal membrane-spanning sequence and high sequence identity to hephaestin (Heph) and ceruloplasmin (Cp), the other known vertebrate MCF. Molecular modeling revealed conservation of all type I, II, and III copper-binding sites as well as a putative...
Authors: Chris Vulpe, Harry Mcardle

Sequencing Technologies Panel at SFAF

submitted by: JGI

From left to right: Steve Turner of Pacific Biosciences, Haley Fiske of Illumina, Jim Knight of Roche, Michael Rhodes of Life Technologies and Peter Vander Horn of Life Technologies' Single Molecule Sequencing group discuss new sequencing technologies and applications on June 2, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.

Haley Fiske on "Next Generation Sequencing"

submitted by: JGI

Haley Fiske of Illumina discusses the company's Genome Analyzer at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM on May 27, 2009.

UC San Diego's Einstein Robot Has 'Emotional Intelligence'

submitted by: ucsandiego

Albert Einstein may have written his last scientific theory more than half a century ago, but he's still honing his emotional intelligence in a laboratory at the University of California, San Diego. Scientists at UC San Diego's California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) have equipped a robot modeled after the famed theoretical physicist with specialized software that allows it to interact with humans in a relatively natural, conversational way.

Reconstruction of Alternative Splice Variants and Associated Abundances from Short Sequence Reads (CSHL Genome Informatics Conference 2008)

submitted by: micha
The FLUX CAPACITOR : next generation sequencing technologies provide an unprecedented capacity for surveying the nucleic acid content of cells. This profound sequencing depth may allow in particular for exhaustively sequencing through the large dyanimc range of RNA abundances in the cell, overcoming limitations imposed by current (random) clone selection approaches. However, the very short reads produced by the most cost-effective such technologies make the reconstruction of complete RNA...

Array CGH Computational Lab - Chris Miller

submitted by: ralanharris

An introduction to computational methods for analyzing Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization data by Chris Miller. This was presented as a lab within the Computer Aided Discovery Methods course offered within the Graduate Program at Baylor College of Medicine.