Category Archives: biomedical research

Viewpoints on Mega-science

Genomic Repairman, it seems, is a fanboy of NCI Director Harold Varmus. Recently the flames of the professional crush were fanned when Varmus commented on the importance of “small science”. In The Cancer Letter, Varmus is paraphrased/quoted, saying: Although “big … Continue reading

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Of mice and the noob

A parable of why you damn well better follow the paper trail. Continue reading

Posted in biomedical research, cranky postdoc moment, documentation, good laboratory practice, lab management, responsibilities | 9 Comments

Humanization of biomedical research

Biomedical research has a tendency to strip away the human element of its subjects. Is it time we started putting some that back? Continue reading

Posted in biomedical research, humanity, motivation, subconscious messages | 13 Comments