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  • Novel Peptides in Molecular Systems Biology

    August 21st, 2008, 10:09 pm

    N.J. Edwards.Novel Peptide Identification using Expressed Sequence Tags and Sequence.” Molecular Systems Biology 3.102 (2007).

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    HMMatch in the Journal of Compuational Biology

    August 21st, 2008, 9:56 pm

    X. Wu, C.-W. Tseng, and N. Edwards.HMMatch: Peptide Identification by Spectral Matching of Tandem Mass Spectra using Hidden Markov Models.” Journal of Computational Biology 14.8 (2007): 1025-1043.

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    RMIDb suspended

    August 21st, 2008, 9:43 pm

    The Rapid Microorganism Identification Database (www.RMIDb.org) hosted by the Pineda Lab at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health has been temporarily shutdown. JHSPH has been hit my a number of SQL injection attacks recently, and as I read more about them, the more I became concerned about my ability to vouch for the ugly perl code in the bowels of the RMIDb middle tier. I have made a first pass at patching the code and am currently doing a rebuild of the underlying relational database of sequence data – look for the RMIDb to resurface in about a month with more organisms, species, and genomes hosted on the Edwards Lab cluster (the URL will remain the same).

    New Edwards Lab computers

    August 21st, 2008, 8:38 pm

    Computers codon, tandem, and trypsin installed in the Edwards Lab research cluster. These Dell 1950 III Power Edge servers have two quad-core Xeon processors and 16Gb of RAM each. These machines bring the total number of available CPUs in the Edwards Lab cluster to 64.