Monthly Archives: August 2012

More trees for your viewing dismay

A few days ago I posted a NJ 1000 bootstrapped cyanobacteria tree at the genera level. Here are a couple of other ways to look at the same data set. This is an AML tree. You can see some things … Continue reading

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BS-ery, trees, and foo

All trees are BS! I usually start my talks about tree with some version of that phrase. Don’t despair to much. I will quality this. A lot of folks treat trees like they are real. They aren’t! Trees are mathematically … Continue reading

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Stubborn trees

Sometimes you may have a Newick tree formatted a little differently and these can cause problems for the newick parser in Biopython. One way around this (if you keep getting errors) is to try this version of the code: from … Continue reading

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A little bioinformatics (Bacteria)

The past week or so was a pretty heavy bioinformatics project. Our lab (website still under construction) uses a bioinformatics first approach to doing a lot of our research. One of the many parts to this project is comparing phylogenetic … Continue reading

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Back from holidays and work travel

Well back from romping around. Regular science posts will begin!

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