Wrapping up 2016 in the Su Lab

There are a LOT of projects going on in the Su Lab–so many, that it’s hard to keep track of them all. By now, I’ve posted year-end summaries for some of the major projects in the lab including: MyGene.info: MyGene.info 2016 Year-end review MyVariant.info: 2016–More incredible for MyVariant.info than MyGene.info Gene Wiki / WikiData: 2016–A busy year for Gene Wiki...
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Surrounded by geniuses- part 10 : Sal

Sal the professional…the professional integrated systems biology researcher It’s easy to get the wrong impression of the Tough-looking, badass genius, and much harder to accurately portray him. Sure, the Tough-looking, badass genius bears an uncanny resemblence to Leon (the titular character from Leon, the Professional), which contributes to this impression, but partially because he...
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Surrounded by geniuses- part 9 : Louis

Be ready for anything when working on thrilling research Trail-mix-and-red-bull genius is a Graduate Student in the Kellogg School of Science and Technology at The Scripps Research Institute, which explains his ability to live off standard graduate student fare like Red Bull and trailmix. The Trail-mix-and-red-bull genius, Louis Gioia (pronounced loo-is joy-ah), joined the Su lab in January of...
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Surrounded by geniuses- part 8 : Vyshakh

Around the time I joined the lab, a Fellow-new-person-but-smarter genius also joined as a summer intern. The Fellow-new-person-but-smarter genius, was once a Software engineer for Infosys Technologies Ltd where he developed the Java/J2EE based E-Commerce website Spring and Hibernate Web Application framework which included • Designing proof of concept (PoC) for Warehouse Inventory Management...
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Surrounded by geniuses- part 7 : Adam

The Mysterious Genius of the Su Lab remained quite the mystery even after I’d been with the lab for a month. Where did he come from? Where does he vanish to? What is he working on? Given the extremely varied backgrounds of the other Su lab members, it would make sense if he was a member of a secret organization dedicated to liberating humans from machines hellbent on enslaving humanity....
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Surrounded by geniuses- part 5 : Toby

Unlike the other PhD in Friends, the Su lab’s friendly, pro-linux, sitcom-perfect genius is actually an expert in his field of study. In theory Toby would fit right in with the rest of the Big Bang Theory group When seeing how well the friendly, pro-linux, sitcom-perfect genius would fit on a television show, it’s easy to think that this descriptor does him some measure of...
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