User: robert.davey

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Comment: C: Is there a Lims that doesn't suck?
... Chris has added a ticket on our issue tracker so feel free to contribute/follow for updates: https://tracker.tgac.ac.uk/browse/MISO-221 ...
written 3.6 years ago by robert.davey260
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Comment: C: Is there a Lims that doesn't suck?
... Link takes you to BioTeam products page, and MiniLIMS isn't listed. I guess it was an extension of their WikiLIMS product from a few years ago? ...
written 3.6 years ago by robert.davey260
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Comment: C: Is there a Lims that doesn't suck?
... Absolutely! We're adding a lot of tests, fixes, new functionality, a new analysis server, and we'll add that to the list :) ...
written 3.6 years ago by robert.davey260
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Answer: A: Is there a Lims that doesn't suck?
... We at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) in the UK, alongside the OICR in Toronto, develop MISO for NGS lab workflows and analysis. A new release is coming soon after a bit of a hiatus, so we're excited by the next few months for the project. TGAC use it in production (about 4 years now) and OICR are ...
written 3.6 years ago by robert.davey260
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Answer: A: Does more data lead to better genome assembly?
... Ignoring the issue of how you actually measure whether one assembly is "better" than another, in general depth != coverage != a "good" assembly, so you have to be careful in that you're not just adding data and therefore increasing analytical complexity just for the sake of it. Read quality informat ...
written 4.8 years ago by robert.davey260
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Comment: C: On the utility of publishing a tool paper
... No problem. I'm of the firm belief that the journal "impact factor" has almost nothing to do with whether a researcher will actually *read* and *value* the paper. For example, I get most of my reading material suggestions from electronic means, such as Twitter and PubMed/Google Scholar crawlers (e.g ...
written 4.9 years ago by robert.davey260
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Answer: A: On the utility of publishing a tool paper
... F1000Research has a great attitude to software papers, and supports publishing of software updates in the form of incremental DOIs. http://f1000research.com/for-authors/article-guidelines/software-tool-articles They offer open peer review, so your article goes straight up for public consumption an ...
written 4.9 years ago by robert.davey260
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Answer: A: Is Software Development a key part of Bioinformatics?
... As others have said, software development isn't required for a life in bioinformatics, but if you can't program a bit in the shell and/or a scripting language like Perl or Python, you're going to find yourself at the bottom of a large pile of candidates who can. I will disagree though that bioinfor ...
written 4.9 years ago by robert.davey260
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Comment: C: extract multiple sequences from a fasta file with a list of numbers in header
... Quite so! :) ...
written 5.0 years ago by robert.davey260
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Comment: C: extract multiple sequences from a fasta file with a list of numbers in header
... Do you have non-standard (i.e. Windows) carriage returns in your file? You can use dos2unix to get rid of them. It does indeed fail with the following: 1079696^M 1079695^M If you open up your LIST.txt in vi, the status bar will help tell you if you have a DOS file or not: "testlist.txt" [dos] ...
written 5.0 years ago by robert.davey260

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