All Posts

March 2016
  1. Me vs. “MuTEs”: Enhancing Cancer’s Hallmarks via Mutation • link
  2. Snarking the Science of Scorpion • link
May 2015
  1. Beating Cancers’ Unexpected Vice: Transcription – at AmericanScientist.org • link
March 2015
  1. Mutations that don’t break proteins – at AmericanScientist.org • link
February 2015
  1. Snarking Stem Cells: The Webinars • link
August 2014
  1. My Contribution to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — with Science! • link
  2. How We Drugged a Leukemia’s Favorite Transcription Network • link
June 2014
  1. What is a stem cell? • link
  2. What the Ghostbusters Taught Me About Communicating • link
May 2014
  1. Enhancers Are Not Switches – Why We Should Kill a Bad Metaphor • link
  2. How We Balance (According to My Girlfriend’s Brain Tumor) • link
April 2014
  1. The Official List of Dead Cliches in Reaching Audiences of real People (O.L.D.C.R.A.P.) about Genomics • link
March 2014
  1. Asari Sex & Genes 101: How We Do It Like Liara • link
  2. Things I Learned at #scio14 – Building the Network • link
February 2014
  1. My Offline Contribution to #scioSelfPR • link
  2. On The Lingering Issue of Harassment at #scio14 • link
  3. How and Why Journals Should Respond To Retractions • link
  4. These biology terms are badly designed. Let’s do better. • link
January 2014
  1. Things I Hope to Get From #Scio14 • link
  2. Why our count of protein-coding genes should not necessarily shrink • link
December 2013
  1. Tis the Friday ‘fore Solstice • link
November 2013
  1. Science Things for which I’m Thankful • link
  2. Things I Learned Giving a Science Cafe • link
  3. Snarking Pea Genes in Guns, Germs, and Steel • link
  4. Bad Article Dissection: Don’t Hate E. Coli Poop • link
  5. Snarking Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – FZZT • link
October 2013
  1. Who Reviews Science? • link
August 2013
  1. Snarking The X-Files: The Post-Modern Prometheus • link
July 2013
  1. Things I Learned Talking to Middle Schoolers About Science • link
  2. How Do Scientists Study Specific Genes and Gene Products? • link
June 2013
  1. The History of the Biggest Technique of 2009 – Who invented ChIP-Seq? • link
  2. Me vs. Super-Enhancers and How I Navigated the Grad-Student-to-Post-Doc Transition • link
April 2013
  1. Me vs. GATA3: How I Survived My First Scientific Paper and What it Said • link
March 2013
  1. Snarking The X Files: The Erlenmeyer Flask • link
February 2013
  1. How Does Scientific Research Work? – Peer Review and Publication • link
  2. Resource Summary of #scicomm info from #AAASmtg Boston 2013 • link
  3. AAAS-Inspired Science Communication Commandments • link
January 2013
  1. How Much Do Young Scientists Make? • link
October 2012
  1. What’s the Point of a Bone Marrow Transplant? (or why I did what I did for my thesis) • link
September 2012
  1. Snarking the Science of The Bourne Legacy • link
  2. What is a Gene? • link
July 2012
  1. How to Survive the End of Your Graduate School Tenure– A Memoir • link
May 2012
  1. Snarking Star Trek TNG: Genesis • link
  2. Sackler Colloquium: Science of Science Communication • link
  3. USA Science and Engineering Festival = Hope • link
February 2012
  1. The “Important” Part of the Genome • link
  2. Snarking “Sunday Morning Breakfast Cereal” • link
  3. What exactly have bioinformatics done for human health? • link
January 2012
  1. Talking Proud: On Roswell Park Cancer Vaccine Entering Clinical Trial • link
November 2011
  1. Snarking “Scientists ID ‘Morning Person’ Gene” • link
October 2011
  1. To What Are We Evolving? • link
September 2011
  1. How Tony Romo’s Lung Injury was Followed by X-Rays • link
August 2011
  1. What are the two methods of sequencing? (or, So you sequenced the weed genome; now what?) • link
June 2011
  1. The Science of “The Fly” • link
  2. How Does Scientific Research Work? – The Experience Process • link
April 2011
  1. How Can Journalists Adequately Report Scientific Findings? • link
February 2011
  1. What are the Two Theories of Evolution? • link
January 2011
  1. How Does Scientific Research Work? – The Money Cycle • link
  2. What is an Exon? • link
  3. Hello, World! • link