User: Carlos Borroto

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Masters in Bioinformatics with strong focus in computational genomics and gene expression analysis. Bioinformatics Analyst with over seven years of experience in international and domestic laboratory environments. Extensive experience in computational applications for laboratory data analyses.

Specialties:Bioinformatics, UNIX/Linux administration, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology.

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Comment: A: python script error: ImportError: No module named pysam
... This is most likely the case where you are using a `pip` command associated with a different `python` installation. Please share the exact command used to install `pysam`. That could help decide what to do next to figure out where `pysam` might be getting installed. ...
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Is there a good way to test CWL tools and workflows?
... I'm getting started writing CWL tools and workflows. I would like to get a good testing framework setup from the beginning. Is there something that can help testing CWL? How are you testing CWL? I saw [cwltest][1] exists. However, the documentation is very sparse. I haven't figured out what should ...
cwl written 3 months ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k • updated 6 weeks ago by ionox0120
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Answer: A: VCF Normalisation is required ?
... 1) Yes, you do need to do normalization of the VCF, however the tools below will help you with that. 2) The main tools I know of are Illumina's [hap.py][1] and Real Time Genomics' [vcfeval][2]. Both are tools recommended by the PrecicionFDA [Truth Challenge][3]. [1]: https://github.com/Illumina ...
written 5 months ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k
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Answer: A: Problem Downloading The Nt Database From Ncbi
... In case someone finds this thread while searching for this issue, you can ask update_blastdb to use passive mode. $ update_blastdb --passive --decompress nt ...
written 8 months ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k
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Answer: A: Difference Between Picards Mergebamalignment And Mergesamfiles
... Long detailed explanation from the [GATK forum][1]. > 3C. Restore altered data and apply & adjust meta information using MergeBamAlignment >MergeBamAlignment is a beast of a tool, so its introduction is longer. It does more than is implied by its name. Explaining these features requires ...
written 14 months ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k
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Comment: C: Introducing Clumpify: Create 30% Smaller, Faster Gzipped Fastq Files. And remov
... How do you think this will affect reads coming from two almost identical regions but for a few bases? For example SMN1/SMN2 have regions that are only differentiated by 1 base. Would `clumpify.sh` with the recommended allowed subs parameter remove non-duplicated reads for these two regions? --Carlo ...
written 17 months ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k
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Comment: C: Rsync and python for ftp.ncbi
... I think you are falling in the trap of the [XY problem][1]. Please tell us more about what you are trying to do. Even without the details of what you really want to do, I doubt you need to get python involved here, most probably rsync by itself can do it. [1]: http://meta.stackexchange.com/quest ...
written 2.1 years ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k
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Answer: A: How to calculate average coverage for all genes
... I recently found myself looking for the exact info. I too decided to go with bedtools. This is my final one liner assuming a pre-sorted bam file. bedtools coverage -sorted -d -g human_g1k_v37.genome -a genes.bed -b my_sorted.bam \ | sort -k4,4 \ | bedtools groupby -g 4 -c 8 -o mean ...
written 2.1 years ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k
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Answer: A: Human GRCh38 and dbSNP VCF and GATK
... You problem seems to be you are using a dbSNP VCF with GRCh37 coordinates. The FTP location Pierre links in his answer has a GRCh38 version that should solve your problem. However, you should know the current GATK version is not "alt" aware yet. While mappers like BWA are and can correctly map read ...
written 2.2 years ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k
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Answer: A: How do I get the lengths of different regions targeted by the Nextera expanded r
... You can use a GTF with annotated intervals for the categories you want. For example this [one][1] from Ensembl. Use something like unix grep to create files for the categories you are interested. Then use [bedtools intersect][2] to get the regions of your BED file overlapping with each category GTF ...
written 2.2 years ago by Carlos Borroto1.7k

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