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PhD student in Bjornstad Lab

Tutorial: Plotting Lyme Disease Cases across Michigan counties with ggplot2

Here is a tutorial for anyone interested in learning how to create maps with ggplot2. We’re going to investigate the incidence of Lyme Disease cases across Michigan.

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CIDD lunch (4/20/2017) with Dr. Christine Johnston

Dr. Christine Johnston is giving her talk ”…one swab at a time: a systems biology approach to studying genital HSV infection”  on April 20 2017. Her seminar will be held at 11 am to 12:00 PM  and we will have lunch right … Continue reading

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CIDD lunch (4/13/2017) with Dr. Micheal Ferdig

Dr. Micheal Ferdig is giving his talk ”Harnessing the power of malaria parasite genetic crosses”  on April 13 2017. His seminar will be held at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM  but we will have lunch at the usual time of 12pm-1pm . … Continue reading

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Science Communication Recap

Last week, Ed Rajotte, Julie Urban, Cherie Winner, and Joyce Sakamoto all met with CIDD graduate students to discuss the importance of communicating our science with the general public. Even with their different experiences from being the editor of the … Continue reading

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CIDD lunch (3/30/2017) with Dr. Raina Plowright

Dr. Raina Plowright is giving her talk ”Pathogen spillover:  dynamics in reservoirs and recipients”  on March 30 2017 (11am). Join us for a group lunch with Dr. Plowright at 12pm.  But please RSVP. RSVP

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CIDD lunch (3/23/2017) with Dr. Helen Wearing

Dr. Helen Wearing is giving her talk ” Modeling the expansion of dengue and Zika: what’s old is new; what’s new is old”  on March 23, 2017 (11am). Join us for a group lunch with Dr. Wearing at 12pm.  But please RSVP. … Continue reading

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CIDD LUNCH with Dr. Koenraad Van Doorslaer (March 16th, 2017)

If you’re interested in having lunch (March 16th, 2017; 12-1pm) with Dr. Koenraad Van Doorslaer after his CIDD seminar “Comparative genomics as a tool to understand papilloma virus evolution and disease“, please use this form to RSVP. RSVP  

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Friday Link Round Up (3/3/2017)

 Short this week, but here are some interesting links around the internet.

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CIDD LUNCH with Dr. Santiago Elena (March 2nd, 2017)

If you’re interested in having lunch (March 2nd, 2017; 12-1pm) with Dr. Santiago Elena after his CIDD seminar “Exploring the constraints to increase genome complexity in RNA virus”, please use this form to RSVP. RSVP FOR CIDD LUNCH  

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A mini R Link Round Up (2/17/2017)

Due to travels, no Friday Link Round Up! However, here are some few links for learning R or trying to improve in R. Learn R with free, interactive tutorials swirl: Learn R inside Rstudio tryr: Learn R inside a browser datacamp: … Continue reading

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