Tag Archives: Computer Science

BEACON Researchers at Work: Providing computational methods for biological research

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin research scientist Dennis Wylie. I’ve always been intrigued by the combination of seemingly incongruous things. As a child I loved stories about strange chimerical creatures … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Big Data in Biology Symposium at UT Austin

Summary by UT Austin graduate student and symposium organizer Rayna Harris. The 3rd Annual Big Data in Biology Symposium on May 15, 2015 was hosted by the Center for Computational Biology at UT Austin and organized by some BEACON members. … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolving Bio-Inspired Robots

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by Michigan State University graduate student Jared Moore(@j_redmmoore). If you had asked me during my undergrad years what a computer scientist did, I’m not sure I would’ve been able to give you … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: To What Place Workflowmics?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by NC A&T faculty member Scott Harrison. A practical challenge in genomic studies has been for students to conceive of different outcomes concerning variation, and to test these outcomes against data … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Playing games in evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Jory Schossau. Have you ever played the game Rock, Paper, Scissors? Did you know you were mimicking the same sort of interactions that happen in communities of … Continue reading

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