BioGPS Featured Article – In silico molecular cytogenetics: a bioinformatic approach to prioritization of candidate genes and copy number variations for basic and clinical genome research

BioGPS has become the valuable resource that it is because of the contributions from our wonderful user community. Thank you for contributing plugins, suggestions, and ideas–all of which have improved BioGPS for everyone. In order to celebrate the contributions of BioGPS users to the scientific research community, this series will feature publications and articles generated by BioGPS...
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Creating a Centralized Model Organism Database (CMOD)

Model organism databases are great. They span a spectrum of model organisms as diverse as mouse, rat, fly, worm, zebrafish, yeast, and E. coli. And they fulfill key roles for their respective communities, from warehousing key genomic data, to providing query and visualization tools, to performing biocuration. The NIH (and other funding agencies) pay good money to fund these community resources,...
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Mining the Gene Wiki

Our article about mining ontology-based gene annotations from the text of the Gene Wiki just came out at BMC Genomics.  Yay!In the article, we discuss the results of what I think might be the simplest text-mining strategy that could possibly work.  Based on the premise that each Gene Wiki article is fundamentally about one particular gene, we make the simplifying assumption that...
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