Terry Hazen at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

submitted by: JGI

Berkeley Lab microbial ecologist Terry Hazen delivers a keynote on "The Gulf Oil Spill: Ecogenomics and Ecoresilience" at the 6th Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 22, 2011.
Dr. Hazen will also be speaking about the Gulf oil spill as part of the JGI Science @ the Lesher series on the carbon cycle on May 9, 2011. More details at http://bit.ly/h0A14p

Tip of the Week: MetaPhOrs, orthology & paralogy prediction

submitted by: OpenHelix

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

Unraveling the mysteries of Kawasaki disease using the genetics/genomics tool box

submitted by: ucsd_idash

Speaker: Jane C. Burns, MD, UCSD Division of Allergy and Immunology

Tip of the Week: Encyclopedia of Life

submitted by: OpenHelix

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

submitted by: OpenHelix

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

Tip of the Week: SIFT: Sorting Intolerant (SNPs) From Tolerant

submitted by: OpenHelix

Today's Tip of the Week is a quick intro to SIFT, find more information at: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=7098

Tip of the Week: PolyPhen

submitted by: OpenHelix

This week's tip is on PolyPhen, a predictor of nonsynonymous SNP impacts on protein functions. For more information about PolyPhen and SNP functional prediction see the blog post: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=6867

Tip of the Week: Twitter in Bioinformatics

submitted by: OpenHelix

A quick view of my strategy for using Twitter to get useful information in this field. http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=6591 See my blog post for additional details.

Tip of the Week: RepTar, miRNA database

submitted by: OpenHelix

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

MWV Episode 43 - USA Science and Engineering Festival - Part 2

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
On October 23 2010, MicrobeWorld attended the first annual USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. In part 2 of this two-part video, Stanley Maloy, Dean of the College of Science at San Diego State University, continues his tour of the microbiology related exhibits at the festival. Featured in this episode are members of the departments of biology and microbiology at the University of Georgia and Idaho State University. Maloy also introduces us to some...