I had a great time over Halloween at PDB40 at Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory, celebrating 40 years of protein structure. I especially like the talks from older structural biologist about the history o... Read More


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I had a great time attending 3DSIG and ISMB/ECCB in Vienna. The quality of the talks was very high and it was fun to meet so many other computational biologists. It is nice to finally put faces and pe... Read More

Passed Quals!

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On June 7th I officially passed my qualifying exam. It consisted of a written report and an oral presentation. Many thanks to my committee: Ruben Abagyan, Pat Jennings, and Andy MacCammon.... Read More

Java Interpreters

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I’m a big fan of the iPython interpreter. I like having an interpreter running while I develop for prototyping and debugging. Since I currently develop in java primarily, I thought I’d tak... Read More

Secure Synergy

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Synergy is a really cool little program that allows one to share a keyboard, mouse, and clipboard seamlessly between multiple computers. I have it set up at work so that I can use my desktop keyboard ... Read More

Graduate Cuisine

I attend a lot of seminars as a grad student. Most of these include free food, which is both a blessing and a curse. A typical week for me: Monday No seminars on Mondays, ever. Get lunch from the taco... Read More