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I’m a bioinformatics PhD student at EMBL-EBI and the University of Cambridge but I’m originally from Berlin.

My programming interests span from C++ over .NET and dynamic languages all the way to XHMTL/CSS and R.

I’m mainly working on genomics using high-throughput sequencing data. My thesis is about the regulation and expression of non-coding RNA (especially tRNA) in mammals.

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Mar
23
revised How did the first sexual animal come to exist?
theory => hypothesis
Jan
15
revised What is the difference between naive and adjusted p-values in a GWAS study?
The p-value explanation was actually wrong.
Jan
28
revised Human evolution: Where *exactly* did the first human come from, whose parents were not?
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Dec
17
revised Why does the cold make us sick?
Typography
Sep
30
revised Have there been attempts to identify Chomsky's “language mutation” in humans?
Corrected spelling of Päabo’s name
Sep
16
revised How are antibodies designed?
edited title
Sep
8
revised Robotic surgery for treating cancer?
rolled back to a previous revision
Sep
4
revised What is the Edward O. Wilson fuss about?
Speling & grammer. Duh.
Aug
27
revised What is an organism?
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Aug
21
revised What would need to be discovered to prove there is extraterrestrial life?
added 34 characters in body
Jul
31
revised Why does the gender of the parent species determines the species of a hybrid offspring
A “specie” is a coin, not the singular of “species”.
Jul
20
revised Do the simplest bacteria have ribosomes and helicase?
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Jun
30
revised How did the first self replicating organism come into existence?
Earth isn't a closed system. Hence, entropy is irrelevant.
Jun
28
revised What are treatable foetal conditions during pregnancy?
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Jun
17
revised Which organisms have the neuroanatomy Roger Penrose supposes play a role in consciousness?
Shrodinger => Schrödinger
May
22
revised What happens to colloidal particles in a liquid medium? And how to stabilize it?
Formatting.
May
13
revised Finding and Comparing Homologous Genes
Hypertexted
Apr
27
revised How many genes do we share with our mother?
added 100 characters in body
Apr
22
revised Main methods used to predict functional annotations in GO
Corrected a mistake in terminology
Apr
19
revised What's the use of DNA sequencing results?
Codon table