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Quick Q&A with NCBI’s Evolutionary Genomics Research Group

The Evolutionary Genomics Research Group strives to understand the evolution of life. No more and no less. In this Quick Q&A with scientists who work in NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), we’re pleased to introduce members of the Evolutionary Genomics Research Group. This team of researchers focuses on the following areas: Empirical comparative…

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Quick Q&A with the Bioinformatics in Medical Genetics Group

In our series of Quick Q&As with scientists who work in the NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), we’re pleased to introduce the three members of the Bioinformatics in Medical Genetics Group. The leader of the group, Alejandro Schäffer, shares a memorable lesson. Mike Gertz tells how his family influenced his career. And Eric…

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Focus of the Week: NLM Indexers

Some say they’re the ultimate slicers and dicers because they cut through so much copy so you can find what you need. Others believe indexers are the ultimate timesavers, because they cull through millions of bits of information so you don’t have to. Some people call them unsung heroes because their behind-the-scenes work makes possible…