Love the start which quotes my colleague Ian Korf
Asked how mature the field of genome assembly is, Ian Korf at the University of California, Davis, compares it to a teenager with great capabilities. “It's got bold assertions about what it can do, but at the same time it's making embarrassing mistakes,” he saysThe paper is definitely worth a look ...
Well, it's obvious. Why make genome papers (& corrections) free when you can make the method to assemble them yourself free? DIY genomics!ReplyDelete
just you wait -- someone will figure out a way to charge for A's. You can assemble only Gs, Cs and Ts ...ReplyDelete
Thanks for pointing this out, I didn't realize it had appeared. For those who don't know it, many former TIGR scientists were involved in the assembly comparisons discussed in the article.ReplyDelete
TIGR is no more but its influence continues... ;-)
thank you for sharingReplyDelete