If you are interested in population and evolutionary genetics a good place to keep up with papers on this topic in arXiv is Haldane's Sieve. The good folks there in essence make a separate post about each paper of interest and then people can comment there on the papers, since the commenting functions at arXiv are, well, challenged.
In areas related to this blog, here are some recent papers in arXiv:
- Adaptive reference-free compression of sequence quality scores
- Abundance-weighted phylogenetic diversity measures distinguish microbial community states and are robust to sampling depth
- Quorum sensing inhibitory compounds from extremophilic microorganisms isolated from a hypersaline cyanobacterial mat
- Distilled Single Cell Genome Sequencing and De Novo Assembly for Sparse Microbial Communities
- SICLE: A high-throughput tool for extracting evolutionary relationships from phylogenetic trees
- Five Statistical Questions about the Tree of Life
Am hoping more and more biologists start depositing papers in arXiv. My brother has started doing it for all papers in his lab so I guess that means I should too. And so should everyone else ...
Five Statistical Questions about the Tree of Life was published in 2010 and only now submitted to arXiv? Why would you do that?ReplyDelete
It is a fight to get folks in biology to do it! I truly don't understand why there is resistance. The most common complaint I hear is 'I'll get scooped!', but the fact that it is date stamped and available to everyone makes that impossible!ReplyDelete
I am working hard to get the quant cancer community on board, but since we're a small portion of the cancer biology community, it might not help. Worth a shot though. Thanks for highlighting this.
We are looking forward for more arXiv papers being reviewed by T. Ryan Gregory, PZ Myers and Massimo Pigliucci.ReplyDelete