No trick, this new plugin is quite the treat

Check out the new PanDrugs plugin from @pandrugs_cnio–the clean design neatly and intuitively provides information on drugs that relate to your gene of interest. Thanks to the good folks at Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas, this awesome new resource is available on BioGPS. Speaking of BioGPS–just so we’re not confused with the other ‘BioGPS’ tools that...
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Gene Wiki Data, BioThings, Mark2Cure, & more! A review of 2017 in the Su Lab

Rather than summarize the 2017 progress on in each project in separate, project-specific posts, I’m putting it all in once post this year for one important reason–recruitment! As with any academic research group, we expect to see a number of our talented team members move on to bigger and better things. 2017 did not disappoint (well, it was disappointing to lose such talent, but...
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BioGPS Spotlight on the Sheep Gene Expression Atlas

In BioGPS, there are a number of Intermine–based model organism plugins (and to a lesser extent model organism data sets) which allow users to explore gene expression in organisms typically studied in biomedical research. Model organisms such as mice, rats, flies, worms, zebra fish, etc. have well-annotated genomes and a lot of well-established tools for further exploring and contributing...
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A look back at 2016 for BioGPS

BioGPS opened 2016 with a publication in Nucleic Acids Research, right after the New Year holiday. Throughout the year, new designs for the site were being created, reviewed, adjusted, reviewed, adjusted, and more review/adjustments in anticipation of a site redesign for 2017. A Plugin registration Blitz was held in March and April; followed by a Plugin Review Blitz in May. The BioGPS spotlight...
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MyGene.info 2016 Year-end review

It has been a busy year for the MyGene.info team as they worked to apply the lessons they learned in building MyGene.info and MyVariant.info towards a BioThings framework, and the generation of additional services. At this rate, 2017 is on track to be a very interesting year. In 2016, aside from all the BioThings improvements happening behind-the-scenes, MyGene.info saw a number of improvements...
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BioGPS Spotlight on WormBase and WormMine

If worms are your model organism of choice, you’re probably already familiar with WormBase. WormBase was founded in 2000 and is a multi-institutional consortium led by Paul Sternberg of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Paul Kersey of the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Matt Berriman of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and Lincoln Stein of the Ontario Institute for...
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