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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BioGPS Spotlight on COMPARTMENTS

Last month, we couldn’t resist highlighting the plugin for an awesome resource which provided an excellent visualization of gene expression/distribution based on multiple data sources. As it turns out, TISSUES is just one of many inspired tools coming out of the Jensen Lab. While we were busy marveling at TISSUES and looking up various genes just to see how TISSUES would display them in...
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Happy New Year from BioGPS

This year, BioGPS has received 40K more queries than last year, and that’s not even counting this month’s queries!* According to google scholar, the BioGPS paper has been cited 586 of which 143 were publications in 2014. Publications about the default data sets used in BioGPS were cited 4957 times of which 414 citations were from publications this year. The most recent BioGPS...
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Spotlight on Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base (PharmGKB)

This week, we profile thePharmacogenomics Knowledge Base (PharmGKB) a knowledge base professional scientists and developers at Stanford University. Dr. Michelle Whirl-Carrillo, the Associate Director of PharmGKB, kindly answered our questions. In one tweet or less, introduce us to your tool/database/website. PharmGKB is the premier resource of knowledge in pharmacogenomics, the study of how...
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Spotlight: Phobius–TM or signal peptide predictor

This week, we profile Phobius an online — TM or signal peptide predictor developed by Dr. Lukas Käll at the Royal Institute of Technology – KTH, Dr. Anders Krogh at the University of Copenhagen and Dr. Erik Sonnhammer from Stockholm University. Dr. Käll kindly answered our questions. In one tweet or less, introduce us to your tool/database/website. Phobius provides a combined...
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