As I’ve spent more and more time writing code and analyzing data over the past few years, it’s become increasingly obvious that developing a good, comfortable workflow is really important. Having a less-than-ideal step somewhere in your workflow is one of those situations where you don’t even notice you have Read More
With the release of Bioconductor 2.13 comes a new release of minfi, a powerful tool for the analysis of methylation data from Illumina 450k arrays. Some of you may have noticed that in Bioconductor 2.13, the annotation package IlluminaHumanMethylation450kanno.ilmn.v1.2, required by the previous Read More
At @jhubiostat, we have a tea time every week the day after our weekly seminar. This is a tradition that started before my time (which is a bit of time) with @kwbroman. It is one of my favorite events in our department.
We have faculty and students come, have tea Read More
Now that I am much more interested in making posts with R code that looks nice, I have made the decision to move Fellgernon Bit.
You can find it in it’s new home here.
Note that the RSS feed and the Disqus have been moved to the new site.
We have a cluster. We are recommended to use cluster nodes instead of the portal computer to do any computation or anything above light work (i.e. text editing). I recently wanted to view pdf files (output from an analysis) on a node. Some of these can be big files, Read More
In the meantime, go to see these awesome blogs, all from Hopkins Biostats:
HopStat and Jump Away (John Muschelli, 2nd year PhD Student)
Elizabeth Sweeney’s blog (1st year PhD Student)
Alyssa Frazee’s blog (4th year PhD Student)
Fellgernon Bit (Leo Collado Torres, 2nd year PhD Student)
Simply Statistics (Jeff Read More
It is time to revive Fellgernon Bit from it’s deep hibernation period. A couple of very motivated Ph.D. students from my department (John, Alyssa, Amanda, Jean-Philippe, Elizabeth, etc) are organizing a blogging group. The idea is to review ideas, give suggestions, learn blogging technicalities, write blog posts, review them, Read More
Mavericks and RStudio
I just upgraded to OSX Mavericks and RStudio Preview. I like the RStudio Presentation mode and saw that they added a new R-HTML type document (along with a pres document). I’m a big fan of Shiny, but thought that the live preview in the plots page was Read More