Well, I have had to move my blogging efforts to a different blog, and so will consider this my final post. Visit our collective work at the Taubman Health Sciences Library News Blog at http://thlibrary.wordpress.com/.
It’s been fun! Thanks for listening to me while I was on my soapbox(es)!
Long time no post! NCBI has announced its new release of CDART, Conserved Domain Architecture Retrieval Tool with enhanced features such as:
- improved performance for long query proteins
- expanded input options: protein sequence, set of conserved domains
- display of similarity scores
- filtering of results
You’ll find CDART at:
The Taubman Health Sciences Library and the National Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics (NCIBI) are offering a remote Cytoscape training class via Adobe Connect. Cytoscape is an open source molecular interactions visualization tool.
Date: Monday, September 12, 2011
Time: 10:00am-11:00am EST
Instructor: Marci Brandenburg
For more information about this class and to register, please go to http://portal.ncibi.org/gateway/cytotraining.html.
If you have any questions, please contact Marci Brandenburg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-1643.
Provost Phil Hanlon announced the University of Michigan’s support to expand postdoctoral fellowship opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and the social, behavioral and economics fields. Applications are currently being accepted and more information is available at the University Partnerships for Faculty Diversity site.
Science Magazine reported that Randy Schekman will be the new editor-in-chief of a new open access journal slated to be released next year by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Wellcome Trust, and the Max Planck Society. Read the full news item here (at the bottom of the news page)! Read an interview with Randy Scheckman here.
Hey Everyone! Long time, no post. We are looking to have the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) do a Bioinformatics Roadshow at the University of Michigan. The question is: what do you want the trainers to teach?
So here’s your chance to let us know. Here’s a link to their Learning Objectives. Send us your feedback on what you want to see, and we may just get them here to show you!
The North Campus Research Complex is hosting a Biointerfaces Symposium on Friday, May 20th through Saturday, May 21st. The Biointerfaces Symposium is meant to foster academic and entrepreneurial partnerships and features speakers in business, law, public policy and more. The symposium will be held at the North Campus Research Complex. Registration is required.