BioGPS Spotlight on Intermine

In the last two months we’ve held small contests to improve the number of BioGPS plugins and their descriptions because plugins are crucial for customizing gene reports to suit user needs. In an ongoing effort to introduce resources which will potentially enhance the utility of BioGPS to our users, we will continue to feature plugins in our BioGPS Spotlight blog series. To kick off a string of...
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BioGPS Plugin Review Blitz

Last month, BioGPS held a plugin registration blitz in order to increase the number of external resources users would be able to add to their layouts. We think the ability to customize BioGPS to suit your needs irrespective of your specialty is a valuable feature; however, this feature is only useful if the right plugins are available. That said, with over 390 plugins already available, only a...
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BioGPS Spotlight on Bgee

If you haven’t heard of Bgee’s for gene expression data in animals, it’s the perfect time to check it out. Bgee’s was revamped a month ago, with the introduction of gene pages and strong improvements to its user interface. Dr. Frederic Bastian, who manages the Bgee subteam in Prof. Robinson-Rechavi research group, kindly answered our questions about this great resource....
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BioGPS Plugin Registration Blitz

BioGPS is gearing up for a major redesign! We’ve already started consolidating our seldom-used mailing lists and will be putting more effort to keeping our users informed of the many changes that are coming to BioGPS. To celebrate the upcoming site overhaul, we’re having a Plugin Registration Blitz. Here are the details: When: From Today (March 21st) until April 30th What: Win one of...
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Updates to BioGPS

The BioGPS team has been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that BioGPS is up-to-date with the latest Django code base and that some of the broken features have been either fixed or improved. Aside from improved stability, users should now be able to use social logins via their: google account (this feature had been broken, but is now fixed) facebook account (new feature) twitter account...
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New release: MyGene.info Python client updated to v2.3.0

Before the year-end holiday season of 2015, we released a new version of MyGene.info Python client ("mygene" Python module). Here is a summary of the the changes that were made in the new release (v2.3.0), and we encourage all of our users to upgrade to this new version. The upgrade is as easy as one line of command: pip install mygene -U To verify you have the latest version installed: In [1]:...
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