Category Archives: Bioinformatics

New Job

I’m thrilled and proud to announce that plans are in the finalization stage for developing a new training program for the School of Integrative and Functional Medicine at John Patrick University The program, ‘Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics,’ will explore how Big Data and the age of ‘omics’ can be brought into the exam room, allowing

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Covid-19: The ACE2 of Spades

Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), a protein on the surface of the cell membrane, is now at center-stage in this outbreak as the key receptor for the spike glycoprotein of SARS-CoV-2. ACE2 is part of renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS) is an elegant cascade of protein linkages that orchestrate key processes in human physiology by affecting the diameter

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Building an AI-based botanical medicine indicator

I’ve been exploring artificial intelligence (AI) modules from the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN), a great resource for legally stealing very useful tools made by people far smarter than me. One of their featured machine learning modules is also one of the simplest. It’s called the ‘Naive Bayes’ algorithm. I like simple, so I started

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