genetics, Science

Genetic Epidemiology aka How I Spend My Days

  (originally posted Feb 1, 2015 on the Nature blog “SciLogs”)   I am delighted to be writing my first blog for SciLogs.  I thought for my initial post I should do a bit of an introduction in case you were wondering “Who is this girl with the Nerdy Mind?” I spend my days at the USC Keck School of Medicine doing genetic based cancer research.  (I often spend my spare time writing, watching movies and listening to my English Bulldog snore, but I think you’re here for the science.) When I started out about 11 years ago, our big new technology was Applied Biosystems Taqman Genotyper.  It allowed us…

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