An announcement from the EpiC Project Team: The team of the EpiC project at Indiana University is pleased to announce version 0.2 alpha of the EpiC Marketplace (http://epic.cns.iu.edu/). This version introduces support for sensitive datasets, an overhauled categorization system, and various improvements to security, messaging, search, and design. What’s New Sensitive datasets can now be [...]
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October 18th, 2011 by Kristi · No Comments
September 30th, 2011 by Kristi · No Comments
Be sure to check out the new website for The Young Scientist Program at Washington University School of Medicine. The site looks great and you can easily find lots of great information, including: more information about the outstanding activities of the group (including their Teaching Teams, Summer Focus, and Teacher/Researcher Partnership programs) what it’s like [...]
September 27th, 2011 by Kristi · No Comments
The Scientist has aggregated all of their content on genetics and genomics – making it easy to read the site’s offerings on about everything from glowing kittens to recent retractions and hot papers in the field. Other subjects are highlights by topic, too (see the sidebar on the left). While you’re on the site, be [...]
January 25th, 2011 by Kristi · No Comments
Genomics play a role in 21st century research and clinical practice and Washington University School of Medicine is at the forefront of this evolving field. To continue to meet this challenge, a new cadre of investigators will need comprehensive training in topics related to genomic medicine. A new seminar series is scheduled for this spring [...]
September 17th, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
The Young Scientist Program at Washington University is an amazing program. Founded in 1991, the Young Scientist Program (YSP) is designed to attract high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds into scientific careers through activities emphasizing hands-on research and individualized contact between young people and active scientists. In addition, the YSP targets St. Louis City Public [...]
June 1st, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
Are you a first-stage scientist like Watson and Crick? What about a second-stage scientist like Stephen Altschul? …and what stage are the reviewers who are reviewing your proposals? Read more: Urban, Lauren. (2010). Evolution of science. The Scientist, 24(5).
April 5th, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
…but what about Aptostichus stephencolberti? Life Magazine
February 10th, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
Um, no. But it is intriguing. Sinatra Song Often Strikes Deadly Chord “I used to like ‘My Way,’ but after all the trouble, I stopped singing it,” he said. “You can get killed.” …The killings have produced urban legends about the song and left Filipinos groping for answers. Are the killings the natural byproduct of [...]
January 7th, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
Check out today’s post at eagledawg.net: More great new PubMed tutorials. The post links to a series of tutorials created by Beth Whipple at Indiana University’s Medical Library. Each tutorial is about three minutes long and provides guidance for anybody who uses PubMed. Great tutorials, Beth!
December 29th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
There was an interesting post in the The Bay Area blog (New York Times) yesterday: Math, Tech and the Women Who Don’t Love Them. The post discusses the “persistent gender gap” of women in engineering, technology, and science careers and the work that Dr. Sally K. Ride is involved with in this area. Other related resources: We [...]