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by mith
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: about a new Genetic Code
Replies: 13
Views: 11032

Are you asking whether there are benign mutations?
by mith
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What lab techniques are expected of a biotechnology graduate
Replies: 4
Views: 5839

Those are all very nice but usually you don't need to know all those and most people specialize in a specific direction. For example at UC Berkeley(shameless plug), we have biomaterials, mems, informatics, cell/tissue culture, biomechanics to name a few. Obviously it makes very little sense to say a...
by mith
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: need some help thinking up of a project
Replies: 2
Views: 2815

do a google scholar search on bio informatics to get some ideas on the types of stuff being performed.
by mith
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biologist vs. Physician.
Replies: 4
Views: 11420

physicians are more like detectives in that they're getting a medical diagnosis out of various observations. Important traits are deductive abilities and good memory. You don't necessarily have to heal everyone to be a good doctor, if you can understand how to diagnose 95% of the patients, you're pr...
by mith
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: A simple problem
Replies: 3
Views: 2316

those are probabilities fyi, so it's not 1 mistake per 10^9, it's on average 1 mistake per 10^9.
by mith
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Statement of Research Interest
Replies: 6
Views: 24862

I think it's more important that you explain how you came to be interested in the topic as well as what you've done to pursue this topic. No one really expects you to have concrete facts on your career timeline but you should show that you have more than just a shallow interest in the field.
by mith
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: know about bioperl
Replies: 7
Views: 6790

err, read about it on the bioperl or cpan website?
by mith
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How gut flora came to be?
Replies: 3
Views: 2926

probably has to do with their playing nice with the immune system.
by mith
Fri May 21, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: Biology Movies
Topic: a question about the lecture
Replies: 1
Views: 10029

webcast.berkeley.edu
MIT also has a good selection
by mith
Fri May 21, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Protein alignment agains all known databases
Replies: 11
Views: 11553

You could try substrings of the original sequence?
by mith
Fri May 21, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: advice to Baghdad
Replies: 14
Views: 7938

No one can predict the future.
by mith
Fri May 21, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alcohol Fermention of Yeast
Replies: 2
Views: 1878

Just because there's more food does not necessarily mean you eat faster, you only eat faster if the amount of food between experimental and control is in a regime below saturation.