Tip of the week: CTD and VennViewer

submitted by: OpenHelix

For more description and information go to: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=5488 This tip of the week is on Comparative Toxicogenomics Database or CTD and the new tool VennViewer.

A Brief Introduction to Genetics

submitted by: dmetzky
A Brief Introduction to Genetics is a short documentary film created using motion graphics as the main visual component. It is a film that explores the history of genetics & genomics and the underlying concepts that provide the foundational knowledge that today's research is built upon. The film describes the history of genetics, from Gregor Mendel, to concepts such as DNA and the genetic code. Having introduced the fundamental ideas of genetics, the film moves on to describe the current...

RGenetics at Galaxy

submitted by: OpenHelix

Visit our blog for more info on this tip: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=4899 A tip introducing Rgenetics at Galaxy

Tip of the Week: Genome Variation Tour III

submitted by: OpenHelix

For more information, few the blog post at: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=4763 . This tip is the continuation of a genome variation tour. We will look at finding SNPs in LD with our SNP of interest using GVS

Tip of the Week: The Cancer Genome Workbench

submitted by: OpenHelix

For more information about this resource, see our blog post at http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=4520. The Cancer Genome Workbench gathers cancer information from a wide variety of projects and presents the cumulative data as high-level summary visualizations. With just a bit of acclimation, researchers can utilize this resource to further their understanding of cancer genomics.

Bioinformatics Insight

submitted by: capino

Introduction to bioinformatics with Dr. Steve Jones, Head, Bioinformatics, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency

Tip of the Week: WAVe

submitted by: OpenHelix

A quick introduction to WAVe (Web Analysis of the Variome), a great tool that pulls in a wealth of information about human gene variation. For a more high-resolution version of this tip and more information about the resource, visit the OpenHelix blog.

Tip of the Week: Genomicus and genome evolution

submitted by: OpenHelix

A quick introduction to a genome evolution, syteny and gene duplication visualization tool. For a higher-resolution, http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=3916

Genetic Testing: Risks

submitted by: MarkShriver

Katrina Voss discusses the risks of genetic testing in light of the personal genome project.

Genetic Testing: Benefits

submitted by: MarkShriver

Katrina Voss discusses the benefits of genetic testing in light of the personal genome project.