Monday, January 30, 2012

Local? Assay Technology Seminar

If you are local to HMS you might want to check out the assay technology series seminar hosted by the ICCB-Longwood on Wed. Feb. 1. Details online.

Friday, January 13, 2012

New version of Genome RNAi

The Boutros group has launched a version 6 of GenomeRNAi. According to their announcement, the database now contains data from about 100 human cell-based RNAi screens, about 100 fly cell-based RNAi screens (including DRSC screen data), and about 50 in vivo fly RNAi screens. They also now offer the option to input your own data. Check it out!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Breaking Report: Moesin Dephosphorylation

On my desk to read today? A report of an RNAi screen focused on phosphatases.

Kunda et al. 2012 PP1-Mediated Moesin Dephosphorylation Couples Polar Relaxation to Mitotic Exit. Curr Biol. ePubed 2011 Dec 28. PubMed ID: 22209527

Thursday, January 5, 2012


We recently updated the underlying data sets in DIOPT and DIOPT-DIST. There will be some new relationships (for example, new human gene-fly gene relationships). So if you've searched before it's worth repeating the search. For details feel free to contact the DRSC bioinformatics staff.