The bioinformatics chat is a podcast about computational biology, bioinformatics, and next generation sequencing.
The bioinformatics chat is produced by Roman Cheplyaka.
March 3, 2018
The final round of Bioinformatics Contest 2018 was held on February 24-25th, and the qualification round took place two weeks earlier.
I invited the organizers of the contest, Alexey Sergushichev and Ekaterina Vyahhi, to discuss the problems and find out what it was like to organize the contest.
January 22, 2018
In this episode Amy Willis joins me to talk about good and bad ways to estimate taxonomic richness in microbial ecology studies.
December 24, 2017
Javier Quilez and I discuss what it’s like to be a bioinformatician, how to improve communication between the wet and dry labs and make the research more reproducible.
Make sure to read Javier’s paper we are discussing; it’s a light and entertaining read. The last author on this paper is Guillaume Filion, whom you may remember from the episode on generating functions.