Recently, I wrote a short peice for a great local science news & media outlet, Science In The News (SITN), to explain how population-scale genetic sequencing is driving major advances in precision medicine.
The article is targeted primarily for the lay public (i.e. non-specialists), so it's mostly jargon-free. It gets even better for those among us who are more visually inclined learners: a fellow PhD student at HMS, Brad Wierbowski, put together some great graphical figures to explain the core concepts (thanks Brad!).
Our collaboration with Sam Schilit, Cynthia Morton, and the rest of the DGAP team on a case of congenital hearing loss with a de novo balanced translocation, dubbed DGAP242, was published this week in European Journal of Human Genetics. The article can be viewed here. Congrats to...
ryanlcollins13A rare non-science tweet: rest in peace Tim Bergling (Avicii). He was a pioneer of melody-forward progressive house music in early 2010's, and his impact in a mere decade cannot be understated. What a talent, and what a loss. Listen to the master at work: t.co/axKeQ4pCTQ
rafalabWe are hiring! Looking for a data scientist to help develop strategies and pipelines to organize data in a way that facilitates integration and collaboration across research groups and leverages publicly available data. #rstats#Python More info here: