The year 2013 was a busy but blessed year for me. I registered for a one year masters by research and coursework in the Research Unit in Bioinformatics (RUBi) through a Rhodes university and South African National Research Foundation (NRF) research scholarship. Rhodes is a leading research university in South Africa located in Grahamstown–a small town in the Eastern Cape. RUBi […]
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Totally agree with this. As much as you can take a bioinformatics course, figuring out on your own sticks. Thats what you can remember. Learning through hard work.
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What is the future of medicine? Are we heading for the age when almost every aspect of human health is driven and controlled by technology? Watch this TED video and get a glimpse of what people are thinking in terms of revolutionizing medicine through technology and bio-informatics.
Where is Africa in all these?
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Here is a nice post on reproducibility in Bioinformatics. Read more here
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This blog post give reasons as to why having bioinformatics/computational biology skills is paramount for molecular biologist. On reading this, I knew that I am in the right field. Top N Reasons To Do A Ph.D. or Post-Doc in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology.
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The above topic has been talked about by all the major stakeholders from; politicians, academicians, researchers, policy makers, farmers, and many others. It is a topic that affects all of us in one way or the other. Where do we stand
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