Biostar Handbook Updates

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August 8th, 2017


A chapter on Metagenomics has been added

  1. Introduction to metagenomics
  2. How to analyze metagenomics data
  3. Taxonomies and classification
  4. Microbial sequence data
  5. Classifying 16S sequences
  6. Human Metagenome Demonstration Projects
  7. Classifying whole-genome sequences
  8. A realistic sample: Alaska Oil Reservoir
  9. Tool installation

July 4th, 2017


Extensive editing of various chapters. Special thanks to Madelaine Gogol and Paige M. Miller

April 6, 2017


A chapter on Chip-Seq analysis has been added:

  1. ChIP-Seq introduction
  2. ChIP-Seq alignments
  3. ChIP-Seq peak calling
  4. ChIP-Seq motifs
  5. ChIP-Seq analysis
  6. ChIP-Seq downstream 1
  7. ChIP-Seq downstream 2

January 28, 2017


Added the following sections:

  1. What is sequence assembly
  2. Assembly basics
  3. GAGE: Evaluation of genome assemblies
  4. Genome assembly terminology
  5. How to set parameters
  6. The lucky bioinformatician's guide to genome assembly
  7. How to perform a genome assembly
  8. Installing assembly software

In addition to the new chapter editors have performed an expansive proofreading and editing the prior content. Special thanks to Madelaine Gogol and Ram Srinivasan for their effort.

Added a better web search interface that highlights the matches.

December 14, 2016

Archive contains PDF, MOBI and EPUB formats.


December 5, 2016

The first version of the book is released.

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