What’s new at BEACON?
- The 1st Annual UT Summer School for Big Data in Biology will take place May 19-22. Register now!
- UT Austin is hosting the 2nd Annual Symposium in Big Data in Biology (BDiB). Free for BEACON members!
- Lots of BEACON Friday seminars are now available on our YouTube channel!
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- Episode 68: Book Review of ‘The Man from Mars’ September 22, 2014
- Extinction Level Events August 24, 2014
- Depictions of mental illness in pop culture: a comparative case study of The Tick vs. The Maxx June 25, 2014
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This post is by MSU graduate student Luis Zaman. Many of you have heard about E. O. Wilson’s new article “Great Scientists ≠ Good at Math” in the Wall Street Journal. If you haven’t, you should definitely read it. Wilson uses … Continue reading
The BEACON blog moderator is taking a brief hiatus to finish compiling our annual report to the National Science Foundation. For your weekly dose of evolution blogging, we recommend checking out some other BEACON-related blogs: Variation Selection Inheritance: a blog … Continue reading
In episode 61 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada on February 17th, 2012, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with BEACON’s Richard Lenski Ph.D., Hannah Professor of Microbial Ecology, Michigan State … Continue reading
BEACON’s Titus Brown co-authored a paper now available as a pre-print on arXiv: Best Practices for Scientific Computing D. A. Aruliah, C. Titus Brown, Neil P. Chue Hong, Matt Davis, Richard T. Guy, Steven H. D. Haddock, Katy Huff, Ian Mitchell, Mark Plumbley, Ben Waugh, Ethan P. White, Greg Wilson, Paul … Continue reading
The annual BEACON Congress took place this week at Michigan State University. In addition to talks and posters about ongoing research and education progress, one of the most important kinds of sessions held at BEACON Congresses are “Sandbox Sessions.” Each … Continue reading