From Life in the Server to Life in the Cluster

Life in early 2011: Work around a server, one process, Gigabyte datasets. Life in early 2012: Work around a cluster, many processes, Terabyte datasets. I remember the old days, when I had to pipette to run an experiment. Today I do not have to pipette, I run a command or pipeline in a computer terminal connecting remotely […]

Some 10 Current Interesting Challenges in (Computational) Biology

This is not an exhaustive list, but rather a compendium of current problems that I encounter on a regular basis. This post might be especially useful for students who want to find a challenging problem for their research or simply anyone interested to know some of the science that goes on at the Wellcome Trust […]