Archives de catégorie : bioinformatics

How should abundant gene expression data be presented?

Recently, it so happened that the example we had chosen to highlight our new Bgee gene page was also used as #Geneoftheweek by Ensembl. And Ensembl tweeted the expression of this gene, hemoglobin β (HBB), in ArrayExpress: Where is #Geneoftheweek, … Continuer la lecture

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Computers, biology and 6 million Danes: medical patients have a history

This is a rough and fast translation from my French language outreach blog, following demand from a few colleagues on Twitter. Original here. Note that the original was intended for outreach, not communication to colleague bioinformaticians. But if bioinformaticians also … Continuer la lecture

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Exercice for Bachelor students on using #ENCODE data in a browser

Almost two months ago, I asked on Twitter: Does anyone know a good & free tutorial/exercice using #ENCODE data for undergrad biology students (they know R, not Unix)? #bioinformatics — Marc RobinsonRechavi (@marc_rr) March 3, 2014 To which I got … Continuer la lecture

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Story behind the paper: The hourglass and the early conservation models – co-existing evolutionary patterns in vertebrate development

Following the noble example of Jonathan Eisen, and in the spirit of open science, here is the story behind our recent paper (not so recent because I took time to getting around to this, but here it is): Piasecka B, … Continuer la lecture

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Don’t complain about NCBI taxonomy, improve it!

This morning I have learnt that NCBI taxonomy has added the term Dipnotetrapodomorpha, following a demand which I made four days ago on behalf of our database Bgee. More details on the Bgee blog. I would like to add a … Continuer la lecture

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