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Here you will find a collection of ideas, data fiddling, explorations and other notes on bioinformatics and more generally about host-microbe interactions.

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[Playing with Data] 607 pylori part II: getting the data ready

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In the previous post we had a look at some interesting features of Helicobacter pylori. Now it is time to finally get our hands on the data. This post will present the data preparation, how to get everything ready in a comparable way for easy analyses. Now that we know...

[Playing with data] 607 pylori part I : the introduction

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Every story or study needs an introduction to give some context to what we are look at. When I first started writing the introduction about Helicobacter pylori, I realised quite quickly that my first attempts were massively paraphrasing again and again Wikipedia's summary. Because the Wikipedia article contains most of...

[Playing with Data] Comparing Helicobacter pylori genomes

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With the upcoming gloom of an eventual unemployment period, I decided to fill my non existent free time with a fun little project I've has in mind for a while; as one of my previous post might have indicated. It is time to tackle it! I have been working with...

ISME 2016 – Conference Summary

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Few weeks back, I attended the International Society for Microbial Ecology conference in Montreal. Over four days I listened to a series of great talks and I wanted to share a summary of the highlights of this conference and also try to not forget everything as it was quite an...
Comparing genomes of 600 Helicobacter pylori
Let's compare many genomes of the same bacteria and see what comes out.

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April 10, 2017

[Playing with data] 607 pylori part I : the introduction

Every story or study needs an introduction to give some context to what we are look at. When I first started writing the introduction about Helicobacter pylori, I realised quite quickly that my first attempts were massively paraphrasing again and again Wikipedia's summary. Because the Wikipedia article contains most of...