Tour the NCBI’s Genome Data Viewer, Bookshelf, Pathogen Isolates Detection Browser and other resources on YouTube


Several of the latest videos on the NCBI YouTube channel highlight NCBI resources. Subscribe to the channel to see all our new videos.

NCBI’s Genome Data Viewer – Introducing the BLAST Widget

A brief introduction into how the BLAST widget, a new addition to the Genome Data Viewer, helps you see your BLAST results in the context of assembled genome sequences.

How to Run an NCBI-Style Hackathon at Your Institution

Have you ever wanted to run an NCBI-style bioinformatics hackathon at your own institution? This hour-long webinar will take you through the planning and hosting process. You can view code from hackathon projects on the public NCBI hackathon GitHub site.

NCBI Minute: How to Quickly Retrieve Sequences from NCBI

This NCBI Minute will show you how to quickly grab a protein or nucleotide sequence in FASTA or another format from NCBI using the nucleotide and protein web pages, an NCBI URL, and – the most flexible way – using the command line EDirect. Also see the EDirect cookbook on GitHub.

NCBI Minute: On the NCBI Bookshelf, Textbooks for Free!

This NCBI Minute highlights some of the highly used classic textbooks that are available on the Bookshelf for free. It also points out some new books, introduces why several publishers and authors find the Bookshelf a useful resource to boost readership, and how to join in by adding new and updating existing textbooks.

Follow the NCBI Bookshelf on Twitter.

Introducing the NCBI Pathogen Detection Isolates Browser

In this webinar you will learn how to search for pathogen isolates, identify closely related isolates of interest, and find pathogens encoding specific antimicrobial resistance genes.

The Pathogen Detection Isolates Browser is a web-based portal that integrates the genomic sequences, metadata, antibiotic susceptibility and resistance gene information, and SNP cluster information.

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