Editor rating: 9 / 10Pankaj Jaiswal –– This article on Torreya grandis (Taxaceae) an ancient conifer species that is endemic to southeast China provides an important insight into the population structure and distribution of the species. It also generated the genomic resources necessary to move forward the research on Torreya grandis.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Peter Dunfield –– Will specificaly interest those working on methanogenesis, but more broadly the technical novelty may appeal to many microbial ecologists interested in mining metagenomic datases.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Yong Wang –– This paper performed exom sequencing to study high myopia and identified several potential disease genes. The data and analysis provides a valuable resources for the field.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Massimiliano Zanin –– An interesting demonstration on how data can be represented using new web-based technologies.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– An interesting solution to identify a subset of reference genes for qualitative qPCR of cancer samples
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jun Chen –– The article provides a timely and informative comparison of the state-of-the-art error-correction pipelines. The presented results can guide the selection of appropriate pipelines that suit the research needs.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Keith Crandall –– De novo transcriptome assembly is a complex and difficult problem without a solid solution that works well across species. This helps move the needle in the right direction.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– An interesting read for the cancer biology and computational biology community on the usage of RNASeq to study somatic mutations.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Keith Crandall –– This is a novel bioinformatic pipeline to find toxin genes from transcriptome data that looks to be broadly applicable across organisms.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Keith Crandall –– Krocus looks like a great piece of software now extended for long-read sequencing technology to identify MLST schemes.
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