Tip of the Week: GenomeSpace

submitted by: OpenHelix
A quick introduction to GenomeSpace. More about GenomeSpace and links can be found at

Tip of the Week: TFBS using Mapper

submitted by: OpenHelix
An intro to Mapper, a database of transcription factor binding sites. For more information, check the blog at

Tip of the Week: eGIFT, extracting gene information from text

submitted by: OpenHelix
This week's tip is on eGIFT, a tool that allows you to extract information from text. For more information, check out the post at

Tip of the Week: SNPxGE2, SNP-coexpression associations

submitted by: OpenHelix
This tip of the week introduces SNPxGE2, a SNP-coexpression association database. See more here:

Tip of the Week: eggNOG, orthologous genes

submitted by: OpenHelix
A 5 minute tip on eggNOG, database of orthologous genes. Check out our blog post for more information:

MICW - Metagenome Data Integration, Data Storage and Retrieval: Guy Cochrane

submitted by: JGI
EMBL-EBI's Guy Cochrane on "A Collaborative Ecosystem Model for Metagenomics Data Preservation" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

Open Data Driving Scholarly Communication in 2020

submitted by: Phil

Slides presented at the 7th International Data Curation Conference

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:

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 for more information


submitted by: jcbradley
Jean-Claude Bradley presents the second lecture for Chemical Information Retrieval at Drexel University for Fall 2011 on September 30, 2011. The talk covers finding chemical property data on free and commercial databases, including Reaxys, SciFinder, ChemSpider and Google. An example is shown where an incorrect melting point for diazepam on the web and Reaxys was identified by carefully reading the original article. The use of Google Apps Scripts and other web services are covered. Finally...