Tip of the Week: Genome Variation Tour II

submitted by: OpenHelix
More information can be found here: . This week's tip in 2nd part in a 5 part series of tips following one variation in an individual's genome across several databases and resources to find out what information we gather about the clinical association of that variation. This wee we look at dbSNP, VarView and OMIM.

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.

Open Access Week 2010: A Message from Phil Bourne

submitted by: Phil
Authors: Philip E. Bourne, J. Lynn Fink, Mark Gerstein

Installing and using the BioBar toolbar for Firefox

submitted by: simont
This video shows how to install and use the BioBar toolbar on Firefox. This is a nifty addition to the browser that makes accessing many of the usual online databases and tools very easy. It also allows you to easily run a search at these databases without having to navigate to the website first. BioBar can be found at and was written by Jawahar Swaminathan at the EBI.