MICW - Assembly Quality Evaluation: Mihai Pop

submitted by: JGI

University of Maryland's Mihai Pop on "Genome Assembly Forensics: Metrics for Assessing Assembly Correctness" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Metagenome-specific Assembly: Sergey Koren

submitted by: JGI

University of Maryland's Sergey Koren on "denovo Metagenomic Assembly" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

MICW - Metagenome-specific Assembly: Jared Simpson

submitted by: JGI

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute's Jared Simpson on "Memory efficient sequence analysis using compressed data structures" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

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

MICW - Introduction to Metagenomics at DOE JGI: Susannah Tringe

submitted by: JGI

Susannah Tringe of the DOE Joint Genome Institute talks about the Program Overview and Program Informatics at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

Demo: Using BLAST/BLAT in Ensembl

submitted by: gspudich

We demonstrate the BLAST/BLAT tool in Ensembl. Search for a sequence in www.ensembl.org, and identify hits to the genome, or to genes, with this tool.

Ensembl Overview (given at ErasmusMC, Sept 2011)

submitted by: gspudich

This is an overview of the data available in the Ensembl Genome Browser with a focus on the gene set and sequence variation. Four demos follow this presentation, using www.ensembl.org.

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

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.