Monday, December 01, 2008

Do you think recession did effect Bioinformatics?

Provide penny of your thoughts on how could a biologist or a researcher tackle these issues?

Saturday, November 01, 2008

Kudos to Nobel Laureates 2008


Kudso to all nobel prize award winners!

Do you find any controversy in these awards this year especially in Medicine?

Please comment

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Monday, September 01, 2008

Ageing and ethics




With longevity gene having found, where do we see the ethics, values and policy choices? Do you think we should allow a person to live up-to 125 years?

Ageing and ethics?




with longevity gene discovered in human (http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080831/full/news.2008.1070.html ), do you think a person is allowed to live 125 years?
what Ethics, Values, and Policy Choices ... would you see in this?

Friday, August 01, 2008

Do you think aborting a handicapped foetus is allowed?


Recent news from various countries disallows handicapped foetus to be aborted
Opine!

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Biology meets Mathematics. Discuss


With Bioinformatics clubbed with cross-disciplinary subjects, there is a growing emphasis on Mathematical Biology. The recent discovery of role of Mathematical Biology in helping the prognosis for Leukemia therapy has been successful.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/112932.php


Discuss!

Sunday, June 01, 2008

Advocating Personalized Genomics

The era of perosnalized genomics has begun with a person's genome that could be sequenced for just 100 USD by 2015. And recently, several laws have been broken with respect to descriminating people based on the genes.

Do you think there should be more stringent rules? Please opine

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Whither human interactome?



Any thoughts on how the entire human interactome would look like?

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Defining Omics-es


Dear All,
There are over 380 Omics-es defined so far. Ever since the Gregor Mendelian age, people started defining many omes. But when the Genome was conceptualized, it was considered from GEN+ChromosOME. While today shouldn't there be a debate for other omes as most of the omes today are always relevant to many: For example, proteomics, study of many proteins etc...

Have your say please!

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Are we still evolving?

Yes, would be the answer from many. But How? Let's discuss

Friday, February 01, 2008

Does Impact factor matter?




Impact factor(IF) for a publication does matter for scientists as a measure of citations. What do you opine on papers that are published in no-so-called high IFs reach scientists?

Discuss!

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Looking back at 2007: Sequencing ruled!


Dear All,

While welcoming 2008, lets keep root thoughts on sequencing, the year 2007 ushered.


What do you think of the future of next generation sequencing technologies?