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Dr. Lee Hood’s Research!America Acceptance Speech

Dr. Lee Hood’s Research!America Acceptance Speech | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Dr. Lee Hood received the Geoffrey Beene Builders of Science Award through Research!America (read more). Watch his acceptance speech above.
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Award winner in Science Advocacy 2014. In about 6 minutes, Leroy Hood points a finger to the drastic transformation that is happening in health care, using systems biology approaches  and abundant individual health data systematically. The change is bound to improve health care quality and decrease costs, key issues for affordability and sustainability in the 21st century.

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BioCoder

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BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related.

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*A great new edition of BioCoder*

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That’s Not #Funny: Higher Ed’s Least Clever Twitter Accounts

That’s Not #Funny: Higher Ed’s Least Clever Twitter Accounts | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, a puckish Twitter user going by the handle @ProfJeffJarvis managed to provoke two actual professors into fits of outrage.
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Collaborative That Once Criticized Software Companies Becomes One

Collaborative That Once Criticized Software Companies Becomes One | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Ten years ago, a group of universities started a collaborative software project touted as an alternative to commercial software companies, which were criticized as too costly.
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As many academics as possible should be running Kuali's test drives: students, teachers, trainers, administrative staff members, librarians,etc.

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Evolution in the Anthropocene: Population Genomics of NYC Wildlife

This presentation describes ongoing efforts to develop white-footed mice (and a few other species) in New York City as models for examining the evolutionary implications of urbanization. Also...
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Tracking Cells from Well to Diseased

Tracking Cells from Well to Diseased | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
KUOW's Marcie Sillman and producer Amina Al-Sadi interviewed Dr. Lee Hood about P4 medicine and the 100K Wellness Project. This 29-minute recording is a great conversation about Lee's vision for how to turn healthcare on its head.
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New $10.9 Million Grant from NIH

New $10.9 Million Grant from NIH | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
The NIH's National Institute of General Medical Scienes has issued a Biotechnology Resource Grant of $10.9 million over five years to the National Center for Dynamic Interactome Research (ncdir.org) project.
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Genomics of Microbes and Microbiomes - Julia Segre

June 4, 2014 - Current Topics in Genome Analysis 2014 A lecture series covering contemporary areas in genomics and bioinformatics. More: http://www.genome.go...
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A History of Bioinformatics (in the Year 2039)

C. Titus Brown http://video.open-bio.org/video/1/a-history-of-bioinformatics-in-the-year-2039.
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Excellent content, very smart idea for a talk, exceptional cvalue for newcomers to Bioinformatics.

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Careers in Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine - Career Development Week

Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Precision medicine integrates molecular and clinical research with patient data and outcomes, aiming to place the patient at the...
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Must Read Report: The Internet’s Latest Disruption – Knowledge.

Must Read Report: The Internet’s Latest Disruption – Knowledge. | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Know or die: risk and opportunity of Knowledge 2.0
“And the web stormed the enterprise and disrupted roles, tasks and jobs: it cast speed, openness, flexibility and efficiency throughout, sparing no business processes: manufacturing, logistic, accounting, customer relation management, lead generation…”
The digital mutation is also profoundly disrupting how knowledge is acquired, organized and shared. Knowledge is an intangible, yet strategic asset of any enterprise. With businesses becoming more virtual and dematerialized, its value is patently and rapidly growing. Continue reading →
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Google Will Finance Carnegie Mellon’s MOOC Research

Google Will Finance Carnegie Mellon’s MOOC Research | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Carnegie Mellon University’s receiving a grant to study MOOCs is no surprise. But the source’s identity is bound to raise eyebrows.
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Bioinformatics course15 how to screen vector contamination using vecscreen

This bioinformatics tutorial under bioinformatics lecture series explains how to screen gene sequence for vector sequence contamination using vecscreen software online. For more information,...
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Bioinformatics practical 14 how to calculate % GC content and molecular weight of a gene

This bioinformatics tutorial under bioinformatics lecture series explains how to calculate % GC content and molecular weight of a gene For more information, log on to- http://shomusbiology.weebly....
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How Streaming Media Threaten the Mission of Libraries

How Streaming Media Threaten the Mission of Libraries | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Digital music has made it easier to buy and share recordings. But try telling that to librarians.
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New Structural Map Helps To Understand Aggressive Tumors

New Structural Map Helps To Understand Aggressive Tumors | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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Aggressive tumor growth is linked to high activity of a macromolecular assembly called RNA polymerase I.
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Why Students Should Own Their Educational Data

Why Students Should Own Their Educational Data | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Designing a textbook or lecture with the average student in mind may sound logical. But L.
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Pimp your brain: Bioinformatics

Jan Lisec from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology explains, in this "pimp your brain" episode, what bioinformatics is and why bioinformat...
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BIOCELLION: New Supercomputer Software Framework Models Biological Systems at Unprecedented Scales

BIOCELLION: New Supercomputer Software Framework Models Biological Systems at Unprecedented Scales | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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Computer simulation is a promising way to model multicellular biological systems to help understand complexity underlying health and disease.
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Can You Really Teach a MOOC in a Refugee Camp?

Can You Really Teach a MOOC in a Refugee Camp? | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Two men living in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya, would watch lecture videos and take online quizzes at a nearby United Nations compound.
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Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead

Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
People now buy songs, not albums. They read articles, not newspapers. So why not mix and match learning “modules” rather than lock into 12-week university courses?
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Not too late to discover this.

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ISB Researchers Help Identify Four New Subtypes of Gastric Cancer That May Lead to New Targeted Treatments

ISB Researchers Help Identify Four New Subtypes of Gastric Cancer That May Lead to New Targeted Treatments | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
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Gastric cancer has a high mortality rate, but current classification systems haven’t been effective in helping to identify subtypes relevant for treatment of the disease.
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Jon Spaihts: Hollywood’s go-to science fiction screenwriter on the importance of science in filmmaking

Jon Spaihts: Hollywood’s go-to science fiction screenwriter on the importance of science in filmmaking | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Hollywood’s go-to science fiction writer.

Jon Spaihts is the screenwriter of The Darkest Hour, Ridley Scott’s Prometheus and the upcoming Passengers and The Mummy.
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L’université de demain : des cours gratuits, à toute heure...

L’université de demain : des cours gratuits, à toute heure... | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Des cours dispensés la nuit ou sans horaire fixe, des bibliothèques virtuelles, des ressources pédagogiques et l’accès au matériel gratuits…...

 


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Online Upstart’s Goal: MOOC Lectures That Go Viral

Online Upstart’s Goal: MOOC Lectures That Go Viral | Bioinformatics Training | Scoop.it
Donald J. Boudreaux’s five-minute video lecture on the evolution of human prosperity—complete with slick animation, studio lightning, and killer graphics—looks seamless. Making it, he says, was anything but.
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Bioinformatics practical 18 how to predict translation product of a gene sequence?

This bioinformatics tutorial under bioinformatics lecture series explains how to predict the translated product of a gene using expasy tools. For more information, log on to- http://shomusbiology.w...
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Bioinformatics course 16 primer design

This bioinformatics tutorial explains how to design primer using NCBI primer Designing tool. For more information, log on to- http://shomusbiology.weebly.com/ Download the study materials here-...
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