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Keys to Success

8 minute read

Introduction Since becoming a postdoc at MD Anderson Cancer Center, I have had more failures than successes. Although the countless failures seemed daunting,...

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Rendering Math from RMarkdown

3 minute read

In some of my posts, I have had trouble rendering math with MathJax. My posts that include math equations were written in R markdown. Then I used knitr to co...

K-means from scratch in R

11 minute read

K-means is an unsupervised machine learning clustering algorithm. It can be used to cluster a set of observations based on similarity between the observation...

Exploratory Data Analysis in R

13 minute read

In this post, we will be analyzing data as if we were looking at it for the first time. This is called ‘Exploratory Data Analysis’. We will visualize the dat...

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7 minute read

What is entropy?

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Making a Professional Website

4 minute read

As a student or early-career researcher, you may have seen a trend in professional websites created by your peers. You may have wondered whether or not you, ...

Presentation Tips

5 minute read

Here are some presentation tips that I have used over the years. This post is also for me to put down my thoughts for safekeeping.

Preparing an F31

8 minute read

The Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award or the F31 is a predoctoral award that provides a stipend and some research a...

Seurat Guided Clustering Tutorial

26 minute read

While the vignette on the Seurat website already provides good instructions, I will be using this to give additional thoughts and details that could help beg...

Learning R

less than 1 minute read

This is a curated collection of R educational materials for learning R. I will add more as I find them.

Single-Cell Notes

2 minute read

I have been working on single-cell data for almost a year now and I will be using this blog to detail what I have learned along with some tips and tricks.

Hello, World!

less than 1 minute read

This is the first post of this blog.

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