Python programming notes from my Coursera classes. Part 2 contains information on variables, control flow, data structures, functions, modules, error handling and user input. Examples will be focused towards bioinformatics.
Coding for Codons: Python Notes 1
Python programming notes from my Coursera classes. Part 1 is an introduction to Python. Examples will be focused towards bioinformatics.
Día Nacional del ADN 2021: Enfrentando COVID-19 con la investigación del ADN
Conmemorando el Día Nacional del ADN 2021 el 25 de abril con una nota sobre el impacto de la investigación del ADN en la lucha contra la pandemia de COVID 19.
National DNA Day 2021: Confronting COVID-19 with DNA Research
Commemorating National DNA Day 2021 on April 25 with a note on the impact of DNA research in fighting COVID 19 pandemic.
Neutering Insect-borne Pestilences using CRISPR
Insects, from time immemorial, have been a boon and bane for humanity. While some insects are needed for pollination, many insects have spread diseases in humans, plants and animals. By using CRISPR gene editing technique to alter insect genes and using the insects’ natural desire to propagate, dangerous insect populations can be controlled.
Have some CRISPR with your Cheese!
Cheese is a staple food in many cultures. There are a wide variety of cheese, made using different ingredients and techniques. CRISPR technique has been used to improve the quality of the cheese.
Por qué estoy interesado en la genética
Cómo comencé a estudiar sobre genética después de comenzar a buscar la cura de un tipo de cáncer que afectaba a mi abuela.
National DNA Day 2020
What does National DNA day commemorate you may ask? Well, it is basically the day scientists and fellow biology enthusiasts get together to celebrate the discovery of DNA (instructions for how living things will look and function) and the revolutionary people who helped make its discovery.
Reviewing “Genetics and Human Health”
The book by Faith Hickman Byrnie is one of the best structured books on genetics that I’ve read. Despite the fact that it was published in 1995, the book is one of the best introduction into the world of genetics for a middle schooler. The stories the author incorporated into the book to explain what genetics was, had an impact on me. The stories were not bland, but full of vivid detail and were more than compelling; it will keep you engaged.
GM Food – Good or Gross?
Innovative ideas are need to improve environmentally sustainable, safe and healthy food production to keep up with the growing population on planet Earth. Genetically Modified (GM) or Genetically Engineering (GE) food provide a promising new way to improve crop production. However care should be taken in how GM crops are introduced after intensive testing.