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I’m not a huge blogger, but I have found that blogs are a nice way to keep track of and organize bits and pieces of information from around the web. I typically post links to sites that have helped me get my research done or solve a problem. Hopefully some of this is useful to others. Topics range from lab protocols to computer support to bioinformatics scripts.

  • Graph that… May 22, 2013
    Ever need a graph to illustrate a point for a talk or blog post–Like the fact that the number of blog posts at WordPress.com is rapidly increasing–UF now has a ...
  • Diversitree and R tutorials February 28, 2013
    I’ve been playing with the R package diversitree lately, and there’s some great tutorials online: The diversitree site itself has several tutorials The AnthroTree site has a nice tutorial on using BiSSE ...
  • Apple TimeMachine, full restore from network OS X Server backup February 28, 2013
    We use Apple’s OSX Lion Server (10.7) to host TimeMachine backups for several machines around the lab. Mostly this is a secondary backup as most user data is on a ...
  • A Targeted Enrichment Strategy for Massively Parallel Sequencing of Angiosperm Plastid Genomes February 13, 2013
    Our paper by Greg Stull and others just came out in Applications in Plant Sciences outlining the use of Agilent SureSelect targeted enrichment to facilitate rapid and low-cost next-generation sequencing ...