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November 22, 2021

Non-Technical Introduction:

Proteins are the building block of life and the functional downstream product of a gene.  They are an integral part of the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology (…

October 12, 2021

Programming is just implementing complex calculations, right? I naively assumed so, but when I embarked upon the data scientists’ journey, the data began to balloon; and so did the fundamental…

August 24, 2021

During the summer of 2020, protests erupted across the nation to support the Black Lives Matter movement in response to the murder of George Floyd. As people took to…

August 24, 2021

 

I was recently able to attend the 26th Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG) via zoom. The summer workshop is offered by the Department of…

June 17, 2021

A new biofuel cover crop is on the horizon for farmers in the Midwest. Field pennycress is a winter annual with extreme cold tolerance, making it an excellent…

June 8, 2021
The 'iceman' on one of his horses used to pull the icecart, my Great-Grandfather William Dixon.

My great-grandfather was an iceman.  My family owned a local dam…

May 28, 2021

I recently graduated with my PhD from the TPS program at Ohio State. I still distinctly remember the moment I got the email from TPS in early 2015 saying I’d been…

April 19, 2021

Second year graduate student Rachel Combs-Giroir was selected to receive a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship beginning in the fall of 2021. This prestigious fellowship will…

March 8, 2021

Written by TPS PhD candidate Zach Konkel

COVID-19 has transformed the world in myriad ways. I owe empathy and respect to the people I do and don’t see affected by the disease. Perhaps in a…