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Bioinformatician’s Toolkit for Creating Reproducible Workflows

Reproducibility is key when it comes to your bioinformatics workflows. Ensuring your code produces the same results each time you run it is important to the integrity of your work.

Mac or PC: Which Should You Choose for Bioinformatics?

Setting up your workspace properly at the onset of a bioinformatics project can lead to greater productivity. Each type of operating system has its advantages and disadvantages. We discuss them here.

The Newbie’s Bioinformatics Toolkit

We have put together a list of the most useful applications that every researcher should have in their bioinformatics toolkit.

How to Set Up a Python Virtual Environment

In this post, we take you through the steps on how to create a python virtual environment.


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What to look for in a supervisor?

The relationship you develop with your supervisor can be crucial to succeed in your studies. Knowing yourself and considering some factors can help you make the important decision on who to choose as your supervisor.
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Dressing the Part

This blog discusses expectations of gender that have nothing to do with competence but heavily affect the way we think we need to behave or dress.
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Interview with Silvia Rattigan, PhD – Associate Director Clinical Quality Assurance

We spoke with Silvia Rattigan (Torres), PhD, who works as Associate Director of Clinical Quality Assurance at MSD in Dublin, Ireland. We asked her about her job, career, education, and any advice she might have for anyone looking for a similar career
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Career Profile: Academic Freelancing

Freelancing is a great option for academic researchers. There is a great demand for academic skills in many different industries, and academics can freelance as a full-time career or part-time next to their work for a university.