Random thoughts

101 excuses to indulge yourself with more coffee

I consider myself to be moderately addicted to coffee: I slurp a mug of coffee to start my day, and when in certain days, I take another boosting dose in the afternoon and see my hands trembling.

A shady “call for paper” e-mail

I received a “call for paper” e-mail today. The publisher claimed they became interested in my work in a conference I just attended, and they also wrote if I am interested in being a member of the editorial board, I could send my CV back.

Wandering into next-generation seqeuncing

No Longer That “Next” Generation When I was doing my undergraduate project, microarray was like black magic that turned the labyrinth of gene expression into colorful heatmap and brought your paper into top-notch journals.