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NKG2D ligand expression in pediatric brain tumors.

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Locations in The Dresden Files Getting location data I had a ton of fun clicking around this interactive map of The Dresden Files locations. I wanted to expand on it by including more locations and adding metadata onto the locations. I’ve grabbed many of the locations from this map, those curated on two pages on The Dresden Files Wiki all locations and just Chicago, then finally added a few of my own for a total of 60 locations.

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If you’re nervous about an upcoming poster session it may help to articulate your specific concerns, develop a strategy to address each one, and then proceed to have a great poster session. Here are some common concerns and my suggested strategies. Concerns about presenting unpublished or unfinished work Fear 1: The project is unfinished so people will ask questions I can’t answer. You are presenting work that isn’t yet published so there will be gaps in your research.

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Presenting your research at a poster session is a learned skilled. If you find it hard the first time don’t panic, you just need some practice and a little help. I used to get a stomach ache just thinking about presenting at a poster session. Now I look forward to them and leave more energized about my research. Here are the steps I took to improve my poster session experience.

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I’ve written an open R software package to perform bacterial genome-wide association studies. Read the wiki to learn about it, download the package (instructions here), and take it for a spin!

It’s called hogwash. hoGWASh. Get it?! Tough crowd.

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The Venture Capital Competition for Graduate Students The Venture Capital Investment Competition is the “world’s largest venture capital competition with over 70 universities competing. VCIC is the only place where students get to be VCs for the day” Although I’m sure student funds, such as the Dorm Room Fund and Contrary Capital, would argue that students can be investors while still in school. In the competition each university team hears pitches from three businesses and drafts a term sheet for the most promising venture.

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