Category Archives: Lab blog

2017 Metagenomics Workshop

Once again we are offering a one week workshop on metagenomics data analysis at San Diego State University from June 26th to June 30th. The course will have a focus on random metagenomics sequencing and data analysis (not 16S sequencing). The course will cover sequencing technologies and sequencing approaches, data analysis using the linux command line, paired end sequencing, sequence assembly, mapping reads and visualization, population genomics, and extracting data from the sequence read archive. If you are interested, click the read more.

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iPython Notebook How-To: Gap-fill a model in PyFBA

Gap-fill a model in PyFBA

by Daniel Cuevas

Introduction

In this notebook, we will present the steps to generate a genome-scale metabolic model from RAST annotations, gap-fill the model on rich LB type media, and save the model to hard disk.

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iPython Notebook How-To: Generating, saving, and loading models in PyFBA

Generating, saving, loading models in PyFBA

by Daniel Cuevas

Introduction

In this notebook, we will present the steps to generate a genome-scale metabolic model from RAST annotations, save the model on your computer, and load the model from your computer.
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Software Engineering

So you have written some software and want to release it to the world! Congratulations!

You’re not done yet. Now you need to document your software and make a release so that everyone knows how to use it. Here are the minimal set of files that you should include and a discussion about each.

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