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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- 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
- A Grievous Oversight (x2!) June 20, 2014
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This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Ilya Zhbannikov. I graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University, Russia) with a Masters Degree in Information Systems in 2009. After a year … Continue reading
BEACON Researchers at Work: The páramos – understanding a hyperdiverse ecosystem one genus at a time.
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Idaho graduate student Simon Uribe-Convers. I am always amazed by the huge diversity around us. Taking it for granted, it seems humans only remember the world’s diversity when watching a … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Cory Kohn. Skepticism. This is generally an important characteristic of scientists. Why would an attitude that is to be avoided in polite conversation act as a useful, … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin graduate student Emily Jane McTavish. In early June several BEACONites participated in a hackathon at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), in Durham, NC. I … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Idaho graduate student Brice Sarver. Speciation, the set of processes through which new species arise, is one of the central areas of biological study. It is easy, relatively speaking, … Continue reading