What is the Most Powerful Emotional Experience?

Why People Conform (from Simon Black): “Two Dutch scientists had conducted an experiment in which they exposed test subjects to a wide range of scenarios to evoke some of the most primal human emotions– joy, anger, etc. Subjects were hooked up to an electro-encephalogram (EEG) in order to quantitatively measure their brains’ cognitive response to… Read More »

Risk Management as a Course

I think one of the most valuable courses that aspiring students should take, that is not widely available, is risk management. Risk management should cover the following: Managing insurance Managing legal/compliance Evaluating statistical probability/mathematical modelling Understanding Manage people and culture International relationships/cross border relationships Managing technological risk A great example of a fantastic risk manager is Travis… Read More »

Early Thanksgiving Appreciation

Early Thanksgiving Appreciation: Thursday, November 26 I think I should be more thankful to all the positive influences in my life.  If I forgot to thank someone it may be purely accidental Without further ado, I’d like to thank all of the following people (while preserving confidentiality): Banks for providing me with the credit card facility… Read More »

Biology Definitions

Good overview of CRISPR-Cas9 System (there are several parts to this series): Primer Definitions: A bacteriophage is a virus that infects and replicates within a bacterium. dsDNA: Double stranded DNA CRISPR: Clustered, regularly interspersed short palindromic repeat locus by

Companies Offering CRISPR Kits

Companies Offering CRISPR Kits GenScript Download: CRISPR Handbook  Clontech is a Takara Bio Company DNA 2.0 DNA2.0’s single nickase vector co-expresses two gRNAs using dual U6 promoters, thus removing the need for co-transfection. The NickaseNinja vector can also include a fluorescent reporter protein for easy visualization. Add Gene Dharmacon Edit-R CRISPR-Cas9 platform from GE Life Sciences… Read More »