Comprehensive tutorials on the publicly available PID, Biological Networks, and Cytoscape databases enable researchers to quickly and effectively use these invaluable resources.
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 31, 2009 -- OpenHelix today announced the availability of an updated tutorial suite on Pathway Interaction Database (PID), and new tutorials on BiologicalNetworks, and Cytoscape. PID or Pathway Interaction Database is a public resource from the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Nature Publishing Group (NPG) for the cancer research community and other scientists signaling pathways in human cells. BiologicalNetworks is a software platform that was created to both analyze and visualize molecular interaction networks, and permits analysis of complex molecular interactions at the systems level. Cytoscape is an open-source software platform used for visualization and analysis of molecular interaction and network data. These three tutorials in conjunction with OpenHelix tutorials on IntAct, MINT, STRING and others, give the user an excellent set of training resources to assist in their pathways and interaction research.
The tutorial suites, available for single purchase or through a low-priced annual subscription to all OpenHelix tutorials, contain an online, narrated, multimedia tutorial, which runs in just about any browser connected to the web, along with slides with full script, handouts and exercises. These tutorials will teach users:
OpenHelix, LLC, (www.openhelix.com) provides the genomics knowledge you need when you need it. OpenHelix provides online self-run tutorials and on-site training for institutions and companies on the most powerful and popular free, web-based, publicly accessible bioinformatics resources. In addition, OpenHelix is contracted by resource providers to provide comprehensive, long-term training and outreach programs.
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