I just wanted to take a moment to send a big thank you to everyone that reads The Genetic Genealogist and to all those who have linked here.I have a lot of posts percolating in my head, so be sure to stick around.And if you link to me on your blog, just send me an email (see here) and I will be sure to acknowledge you!
EyeonDNA has an ongoing series looking at geeky lab t-shirts. I contributed a picture of my own geeky t-shirt for the series.
DNA Direct thanked me for the link to the BaylorUniversityPress Release regarding the presentation of James Watsonâ€™s genome.
Peter Suber, author of Open Access News, also included a link to my article about James Watsonâ€™s genome.
business|bytes|genes|molecules (bbgm) reviewed the recent developments related to 23andMe in a post called â€œGoogley bioâ€ and linked to my article “23andMe Revisited.â€œ
For those of you unfamiliar with Postgenomic, I highly recommend visiting.According to the site, it â€œcollects posts from hundreds of science blogs and then does useful and interesting things with that data.â€I just joined recently, and the great thing about Postgenomic is that it joins stories together by subject.For instance, I have posts that are related to recent topics, here and here.
Genomicron discusses Nicholas Wadeâ€™s incorrect terminology in his New York Times article â€œGenome of DNA Discoverer is Deciphered.â€I mentioned recently that Wade may or maynot have had a choice in the title, but as Genomicron counters the entire article was flawed and Wade has had this problem in the past.
The Genetics Education Center at the University of KansasMedicalCenter.This site, aimed at educators who want to learn more about the human genome, is actually a great site for anyone interested in genetics!Iâ€™m planning on mining it for information myself, and if I find anything interesting I will be sure to share it with you.
EyeonDNA included the series in the recent 8th edition of Gene Genie.There are a lot of great authors in this list of articles! EyeonDNA had also mentioned the series in a previous post requesting submissions for the Gene Genie!
Every Saturday, Scienceroll
I spent the morning doing a redesign of the blog.Â I should have been studying, but I’ve been meaning to give the site a new look for a while now.Â My goals were (1) to make the content the center of attention; (2) to quickly and easily provide information about the blog and subscription options to newcomers; (3) to minimize the impact of advertising (since I don’t make that much anyway!); and (4) to make the site more visually pleasing and professional.Â If you have any problems accessing information or using the site, please be sure to let me know.Â If you like the new design, let me know that too!