Tag Archives: computational biology

To Pittsburgh

For those not in the know–The Lady and I just completed our 12-hour journey (yes I know GMaps says 9.5, but GMaps doesn’t have checkboxes for “traveling with cat” and “include pileup on a bridge in Virginia”) from our 4.5-year … Continue reading

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A Rant on Reasonable Expectations

With the semester wrapping up, I feel my status as a teaching assistant for a computational modeling course compels me to address something that we’ve encountered off and on the past several months. I’ll let Condescending Wonka introduce it. He … Continue reading

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Friday, February 17, 2012

5:56am: I bloody hate when you wake up just before your alarm. I had literally just come out of a dream (of course I can’t remember what it was now, but at the time when I popped awake, I could … Continue reading

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Research, or tool for research?

Every Friday afternoon, the students in our Ph.D. program are given the opportunity to present their research to the other students in the program. It’s a great chance to take stock of what you’ve been doing, as well as give … Continue reading

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year

I’m finally back in Atlanta. The semester, oddly enough, wrapped up pretty well; still waiting on my thesis research grade to come in, but otherwise – all things considered – I can’t really mark it as anything but a success. … Continue reading

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The next step

It seems like I was only just applying to graduate programs in anticipation of leaving the familiar surroundings of Georgia Tech to go gallivanting off to my next academic adventure. And yet, here I am again: with my M.S. degree … Continue reading

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More futuristic discussion

Wait for it, wait for it… Now that I have your attention, I’d like to share where I’m thinking I’ll be at this time next year. As I will be graduating from Carnegie Mellon with a master’s degree this coming … Continue reading

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