I finished the 10th books at nearly midnight yesterday, so I thought it's be fun to share with you what I have been reading. First, my thoughts about reading in general: Reading has always been my favorite get away, especially since I started grad school with fluctuating anxiety levels. It helps calm me down better [...]
A few weeks ago I got a new pothos plant and I love her so much. I read everything I could so that I can take great care of her. Until one day, I noticed the leaves all drooping and turning yellow. I underwatered my plant because I was afraid of overwatering her... Yeah, I [...]
I watched a video about going to medical school at 37 years old today and there are a few things I resonate with the speaker, Dr. Luis Espina M.D., so much that I want to note it down.
Kallisto  is a pseudo-aligning and quantification tool for RNA-sequencing (RNA-seq) data that I am working with on daily basis. This blog post serves as my personal documentation about the tool: some intuition, background models and how to run it. Most of the notes in this post are collected from various sources online and BCB [...]
It's finally summer time: I only have to do research and don't have any classes at school. I commit to do research all day but MUST stop at 6:00 p.m. to have my "me" time. This may sound luxurious - "how on earth a grad student have spare time!". Surprisingly, I do! The following is [...]