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The evolution of my academic career as seen through posters and talks thanks to hugo academic 4.1

April 9, 2019
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The evolution of my academic career as seen through posters and talks thanks to hugo academic 4.1

The hugo-academic theme which powers my website is active and frequently updated. I don’t update my website that frequently anymore, but I recently found about many of their changes when I made the CDSB website. We are delighted to share with you our new webpage at https://t.co/rNuiRlNixV with both English and Spanish supportEstamos encantados de compartirles nuestra nueva página web...

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CDSBMexico: remember to apply for BioC2019 travel scholarships

February 27, 2019
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CDSBMexico: remember to apply for BioC2019 travel scholarships

This blog post was first published at the CDSBMexico website. #CDSBMexico: remember to apply for BioC2019 travel scholarships!!Due date is March 15thhttps://t.co/iegG0qQzwuLet us help you! Here we give you some ideas 💡We can also give you feedback via Slack ✅#rstats #bioconductor @Bioconductor #bioc2019 #diversity #LatAm #rstatsES pic.twitter.com/EORg8d2Qxj— ComunidadBioInfo (@CDSBMexico) March 1, 2019 About 10 months ago we announced our plans to...

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CDSBMexico: remember to apply for BioC2019 travel scholarships

February 27, 2019
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CDSBMexico: remember to apply for BioC2019 travel scholarships

This blog post was first published at the CDSBMexico website. #CDSBMexico: remember to apply for BioC2019 travel scholarships!!Due date is March 15thhttps://t.co/iegG0qQzwuLet us help you! Here we give you some ideas 💡We can also give you feedback via Slack ✅#rstats #bioconductor @Bioconductor #bioc2019 #diversity #LatAm #rstatsES pic.twitter.com/EORg8d2Qxj— ComunidadBioInfo (@CDSBMexico) March 1, 2019 About 10 months ago we announced our plans to...

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The power of tapping into your community for support

February 2, 2019
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The power of tapping into your community for support

This week the owner of my favorite Mexican restaurant in Baltimore, Rosalyn Vera, got death and arson1 threats. I could have been a bystander, but I tapped into my network and asked for help and she has received it. It’s been great to see the power of the community in action. The backstory So, I use R and Bioconductor for work...

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The power of tapping into your community for support

February 2, 2019
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The power of tapping into your community for support

This week the owner of my favorite Mexican restaurant in Baltimore, Rosalyn Vera, got death and arson1 threats. I could have been a bystander, but I tapped into my network and asked for help and she has received it. It’s been great to see the power of the community in action. The backstory So, I use R and Bioconductor for work...

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Asking for help is challenging but is typically worth it

November 11, 2018
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Asking for help is challenging but is typically worth it

Recently I’ve been thinking on the subject of asking for help. In short, it’s hard to ask for help. It involves admitting to yourself that you can’t solve the problem alone, opening yourself up, hoping that another person will understand you and guide you in the right direction. Thus it can be painful if your request for help is...

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Asking for help is challenging but is typically worth it

November 11, 2018
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Asking for help is challenging but is typically worth it

Recently I’ve been thinking on the subject of asking for help. In short, it’s hard to ask for help. It involves admitting to yourself that you can’t solve the problem alone, opening yourself up, hoping that another person will understand you and guide you in the right direction. Thus it can be painful if your request for help is...

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A knot of threads: from CSHL to LCG-UNAM to Aldo Barrientos to diversity scholarship opportunities

November 5, 2018
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A knot of threads: from CSHL to LCG-UNAM to Aldo Barrientos to diversity scholarship opportunities

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve started to write this post in my mind since May 2018. Today I’m finally typing it on the computer. This will be a rather long post that ties in several threads. I’ll talk about Cold Spring Harbor’s Biology of Genomes conference and its relationship to my undergrad in Mexico. I’ll also...

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A knot of threads: from CSHL to LCG-UNAM to Aldo Barrientos to diversity scholarship opportunities

November 5, 2018
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A knot of threads: from CSHL to LCG-UNAM to Aldo Barrientos to diversity scholarship opportunities

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve started to write this post in my mind since May 2018. Today I’m finally typing it on the computer. This will be a rather long post that ties in several threads. I’ll talk about Cold Spring Harbor’s Biology of Genomes conference and its relationship to my undergrad in Mexico. I’ll also...

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Steps for writing a Twitter summary conference blog post

October 22, 2018
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Steps for writing a Twitter summary conference blog post

I recently wrote several blog posts with many tweets1 as a way of taking notes during the American Society of Human Genetics 2018 conference. A few friends asked me how I did this so fast. The process can be summarized into the following main steps. Save links of tweets you want to highlight in your post. Use a hugo-powered blog to...

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