In honour of US gov shutdown, which includes the CDC, we will be playing Pandemic but none of the players can move. we will watch how many turns it takes the world to die.
— Nabil-Fareed Alikhan (@happy_khan) January 20, 2018
Dr Motulsky's work in the late 1950s-60's was the foundation of my dissertation and all of my work in pharmacogenetics (before there was such a thing as pharmacogenics). We never met in person, and only spoke by email once, but his influence lit my passion for Genetics #mgnr4twitter.com/theacmg/status…
The recent developments into robust Genetic Risk Scores / Polygenic Risk Scores (GRS / PRS) (eg, CAD, Type II diabetes) brings back into frame an early goal/justification of the human genome project of early prediction/management of disease. Some thoughts on this >>
Oh Twitter hive mind: experimental design for RNA-seq. For a chemical perturband on (say) a small vertebrate, how many replicants recommended for "contro" vs "treated": I appreciate - the more the better, but any best practice? studies?