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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- Depictions of mental illness in pop culture: a comparative case study of The Tick vs. The Maxx June 25, 2014
- A Grievous Oversight (x2!) June 20, 2014
- Aaaaaaahh. . . June 15, 2014
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This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin graduate student Rayna Harris. Research in Hans Hofmann’s lab at UT Austin is best known for its studies of the neurogenomic basis of male social … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Washington graduate student Shawn Luttrell. Regeneration has captured the interest and imagination of people for centuries. Popularized in myths, science fiction, and even horror movies, regeneration of missing … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Washington graduate student Bryan Bartley. Like some kind of planktonic larva, I drifted through my formative years, until I finally settled in Seattle 14 years ago. Seattle belongs to … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Matt Ryerkerk. A genetic algorithm is a method often used for optimization, or finding the best solution to a particular problem. When I first heard of genetic … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin graduate student Ben Liebeskind. All life stores energy in the form of electrochemical gradients. These gradients drive nutrient uptake in bacteria, water uptake in plants, … Continue reading