This blog has been mostly about my work so far and was labelled “A molecular-informatics weblog”. For a while, however, my group has also been running its own blog at http://metabolights.blogspot.com/ and I will use this group blog from now on for postings about bioinformatics, cheminformatics, metabolism, etc. So from now on, this blog will [...]
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April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Bioclipse, Blue Obelisk, Chemistry Development Kit, Chemoinformatics, Conferences and Meetings, Databases, Fun, Life of Chris, Open Science, Open Source, People, Scientific Culture, Teaching
The CDK workshop 2009 is over and what is left is a bad cold. But I’ll get over it. The workshop itself was phantastic – we had 40 participants with well balanced contributions from industry and academia. The first half day was dedicated to tutorials on various aspects of CDK, basic installation, our CDK and [...]
April 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Blue Obelisk, Chemistry Development Kit, Chemoinformatics, Conferences and Meetings, Databases, Fun, Life of Chris, Open Science, Open Source, People, Scientific Culture, Teaching
I’m collecting some thoughts for my CDK workshop kick-off talk on Monday and I guess I’ll go for the boring regular version, with an introduction to CDK history, followed by some statistical figures and ending with an explanation of the format for the developers workshop on Tuesday afternoon. As anyone can read on our CDK [...]
April 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Fun, Hot Science, Life of Chris, People, Scientific Culture
My favorite thinkers over at the Singularity Hub have posted the quarterly summary of their best news stories. Go check it out. For those of you not knowing what this is about: Read the book “The singularity is near” by Ray Kurzweil. Compelling stuff.
March 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Fun, Informatics, Life of Chris
Just wanted to share this little gem with those of you who value the unix command line as much as I do.
February 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Blue Obelisk, Chemistry Development Kit, Conferences and Meetings, Fun, Life of Chris, Open Science, Open Source, People, Teaching
The CDK team is glad to announce the Spring 2009 CDK workshop held at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). More than two years have passed since the last CDK workshop in Cologne and we hope to have these great events more regularly again. We are glad that the EBI Industry Program as well as the [...]
December 6th, 2007 · 4 Comments · Databases, Fun, Life of Chris, People, Teaching
I’m very delighted to announce my move to the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) in Hinxton near Cambridge, UK, at the beginning of 2008. At EBI, I will re-establish my research group and become leader of the chemoinformatics-related service teams, including the ChEBI and Reactome teams. Future Directions at EBI All of my ongoing research projects [...]
October 10th, 2006 · No Comments · Fun, Informatics
A recent lunch table discussion brought up this jewel of a text again.