Friday, February 26, 2010

In our latest publication, we are discussing the benefits of the use of Widgets in bioinformatics and demonstrate a few examples that we are making available from the RCSB PDB website:

Will Widgets and Semantic Tagging Change Computational Biology?

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Testing upcoming release of all v.s. all protein structure alignment comparisons

At RCSB PDB we are currently working on an all vs. all comparison of PDB. A preliminary version of this is available from the betastaging site for public testing. e.g.:

This is a beta site so it might not always be available or some things might not work as expected, still it should give you a pretty good impression of what is in preparation. If you want to help testing, have a look there and let me know how it goes.

Some documentation on the all vs. all procedure can be found here:

Thursday, February 11, 2010

BioHackathon 2010

Currently the BioHackaton '2010 is happening in Japan. The goal is integration of biological resources with Semantic Web technologies. Brad Chapman is blogging about what is going on there. Here links to his blog:

Day 1

Day 2 - Python SPARQL query builder

Day 3 - Fish, interoperating and data retrieval

Day 4 - Improved python SPARQL query interface

Day 5 - The final day