Tip of the Week: SKIPPY predicting variants w/ splicing affects

submitted by: OpenHelix

For more information about this resource see our blog post at URL http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=6658. This tip features the NHGRI reosurce named SKIPPY which predicts whether an exonic variant is likely to effect splicing by changing exonic splicing regulatory sequences (ESRs).

The Biology of Genomes (2008) with Michael Ashburner Interviewed by Orli Bahcall

Michael Ashburner (1942-) is Professor of Biology at the University of Cambridge and is the former Joint-Head of the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI).He was educated at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe and the University of Cambridge, where he received his undergraduate degree (1964) and Ph.D. (1968), both in genetics. He then went to the California Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral fellow with Hershell Mitchell. In 1979, he returned to the Department of Genetics in...