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Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
3,117,275,501 Bases, 0 Gaps | See How Scientists Put Together the Complete Human Genome (text: Clara Moskowitz, art direction: Jen Christiansen, graphic: Martin Krzywinski, source: UCSC Genome Browser) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Anatomy of the SARS-CoV-2 virus | Structure of genes and ORFs in the variants of the virus, with a focus on differences due to mutation. (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
A bloom of 200 million sequences | Highly efficient distributed computing method for the reconstruction of evolutionary trees from very large datasets. (cover design Martin Krzywinski, Deep distributed computing to reconstruct extremely large lineage trees, Konno et al.) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
A kaleidoscope of heterogeneity in GBM | Heterogeneity as a kaleidoscope generated from immunofluorescence staining of the glial and neuronal markers in GBM (cover design Martin Krzywinski, LeBlanc VG et al. Cancer Cell 40:379-392) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
2022 π DAY | three one four: a number of digits — hear what you've been missing (music: Gregory Coles, words & art: Emma Beauxis-Aussalet / concept & engraving: Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gene Genie | Evolutionary properties of sequences at the extremes of the evolvability spectrum. (cover design Martin Krzywinski, The evolution, evolvability and engineering of gene regulatory DNA, Vaishnav et al.) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
PNAS Cover | Earth BioGenome Project — a moonshot at Earth (Martin Krzywinski (design), Lewin HA et al., The Earth BioGenome Project 2020: Starting the clock. (2022) PNAS 119(4) e2115635118) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
The variants of SARS-Cov-2 | Of interest and of concern: The genomes of all 13 WHO variants represented as paths. (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
The variants of SARS-Cov-2 | Of interest and of concern: The genomes of all 13 WHO variants represented as paths. (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
The human genome: a research ultramarathon | The genome as a spiral, annotated with genes associated with Mendelian disorders and mutation clusters from a pan-cancer analysis of advanced tumors. (Martin Krzywinski (design), Laura M. Zahn (article), OMIM; Pleasance et al, Nat Cancer (2020)) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Down Here / Moon Aove | From Flunk's History of Everything Ever album — a song for the Moon (Flunk (music), Martin Krzywinski (design)) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Transcendence | A tactile audio-visual installation in collaboration with Max Cooper, Salvador Breed and AND&. (Martin Krzywinski (animation), Max Cooper & Salvador Breed (music)) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
2021 π DAY | A forest of digits — bat cave and underwater remix. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
2021 π DAY | A forest of digits. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Graphical abstract design guidelines | Practical tips and redesign examples for creating scientific graphical abstracts. (Cell (2010) 140:148–160) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Graphical abstract design guidelines | Practical tips and redesign examples for creating scientific graphical abstracts. (Cell (2010) 140:49–61) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
She said, he said. | Analysis of word usage in 2020 U.S. Presidential and Vice-Presidential Debates. (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Nature Methods Points of Significance | Celebrating 50 columns of clear explanations of statistics. (Naomi Altman & Martin Krzywinski, with Bjørnstad, Blainey, Bzdok, Das, Greco, Grewal, Kulesa, Lever, Luta, Puga, Shea, Smucker) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gene Machines | An assembly of shifting soundscapes, textures and rhythmic loops produced by laboratory machines. (music: Segue, label: ADSR Collective) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gene Machines | An assembly of shifting soundscapes, textures and rhythmic loops produced by laboratory machines. (music: Segue, label: ADSR Collective) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gene Machines | An assembly of shifting soundscapes, textures and rhythmic loops produced by laboratory machines. (music: Segue, label: ADSR Collective) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gene Machines | An assembly of shifting soundscapes, textures and rhythmic loops produced by laboratory machines. (music: Segue, label: ADSR Collective) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gene Machines | An assembly of shifting soundscapes, textures and rhythmic loops produced by laboratory machines. (music: Segue, label: ADSR Collective) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gene Machines | An assembly of shifting soundscapes, textures and rhythmic loops produced by laboratory machines. (music: Segue, label: ADSR Collective) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Virus Mutations Reveal How COVID-19 Really Spread | Genetic sequences of the coronavirus tell story of when the virus arrived in each country and where it came from. (text: Mark Fischetti, art direction: Jen Christiansen, graphic: Martin Krzywinski, source: Nextstrain (enabled by data from GISAID)) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Our cover of Nature Cancer April 2020 issue shows mutation spectra of 570 advanced tumor genomes. | The cover accompanies our report 'Pan-cancer analysis of advanced patient tumors reveals interactions between therapy and genomic landscapes.' (design: Emma Titmuss & Martin Krzywinski, data: Pleasance et al. Nat Cancer 1:452–468.) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Colorful SARS-CoV-2 genome desktops for your foul mood. | A ball of 56 cornavirus genomes. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Do your part and flatten the curve. A motivational poster. | Infected fraction for R0 = 3 (red) to R0 = 1.5 (purple) from a S-I-R model. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Genomes of isolates of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. | Run away. Or better, stay home and explore the poster. (concept / martin krzywinski, cydney nielsen, ian bosdet, design / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Genomes of isolates of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Arranged in a ball. | Run away. Or better, stay home and explore the poster (concept / martin krzywinski, cydney nielsen, ian bosdet, design / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Genomes of Deadly Viruses and Bacteria | Run away. Or better, stay home and explore the poster. Updated with SARS-CoV-2. (concept / martin krzywinski, cydney nielsen, ian bosdet, design / martin krzywinski, jonathan corum) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
2020 π DAY | Digits, poetically. Meet the piku (π-ku, パイク). (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Aleph 2. Counting the rationals. | Yearning for the Infinite, Alex Cooper at Barbican Hall, London. (video Martin Krzywinski, photo Michal Augustini) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Aleph 2. Power set of reals. | Yearning for the Infinite, Alex Cooper at Barbican Hall, London. (video Martin Krzywinski, photo Alex Kozobolis) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
1-bit 3.6 gigapixel Moon map | 6,733 locations on the moon. View centered on Taurus-Littrow Valley Apollo 17 site. (Martin Krzywinski, LROC) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
1-bit 0.1 and 10 gigapixel Solar System map | 800,000 objects in the Solar System and counting. View centered on Earth. (Martin Krzywinski, Ephemeris by Miriade) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
1-bit 0.1 and 10 gigapixel sky charts | Millions of stars and thousands of everything else. View centered on the Andromeda Galaxy (M31). (Martin Krzywinski, via SIMBAD) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
DNA on 10th — it's like night and day. | Science this way! Wayfinding signs on Vancouver's Health Care Corridor (10th Avenue, at Oak Street). (Martin Krzywinski, PUBLIC architecture + communication) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
DNA on 10th. | Science this way! Wayfinding signs on Vancouver's Health Care Corridor (10th Avenue, at Oak Street). (Martin Krzywinski, PUBLIC architecture + communication) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
2019 π DAY | Hundreds of digits and hundreds of languages. Oh, and a kids' edition! (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Brain & Mind Symposium | Brains drawing brains in Helsinki. (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Powered by research | Ride to Conquer Cancer jersey shows a visualization of cancers treated at BC Cancer. (data visualization by Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Large-scale structure of the Universe | Superclusters and Voids. (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Sanctuary | Eternity for humanity. (gigapixel production sample, 5 cm diameter, launching to the Moon in 2019) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Papillary thyroid carcinoma cover design. | Molecular Case Studies, April 2018. (design by Martin Krzywinski, based on Ronsley at al. in the issue) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
2018 π DAY | Boonies, burbs and boutiques of π. Let's go places. (Martin Krzywinski, Jake Lever) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
2018 π DAY | Let's go places. (Martin Krzywinski, Jake Lever) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
2018 π DAY | On the (many) road(s). (Martin Krzywinski, Jake Lever) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Human Versus Machine: the making of the Nature 10 cover. | Balancing subjective design with objective optimization. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
In silico flurries | Explore the symmetry and beauty in these simulated snowflakes. (Martin Krzywinski, snowflake model by Gravner-Griffeath) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Genes that make us sick — where disease hides in the genome. | Illustration in 'The Objects that Power the Global Economy' showing location of genes in the human genome implicated in disease. (Martin Krzywinski, in collaboration with Quartz) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Personal Oncogenomics Program 5 Year Anniversary. | The POG art shows 545 cases studied over the course of 5 years and is freely available. (art by Martin Krzywinski, Genome Sciences Center, BC Cancer Agency, BC Cancer Foundation) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
HAPPY 2017 π DAY | Celebrate with sky charts based on the digits of π and constellations of extinct animals and plants (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Data in New Dimensions: convergence of art, genomics and bioinformatics. | Stereoscopic art exhibit at AGBT 2017. (Martin Krzywinski, in collaboration with Becton Dickinson and The Linus Group ) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
The Ptolemaic Clock. | Confuse and delight with this clock: bezels move and hands are fixed. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Eyes on the Universe. | Technically accurate Snellen Eye charts with different alphabets. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Essentials of Data Visualization—Thinking about drawing data and communicating science. | 8-part video series. (Martin Krzywinski, Kim Bell-Anderson & Philip Poronnik, collaboration with University of Sydney) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
22 July 2016 — happy π approximation day. | This year's posters show π-approximate packing of warped circles that embody the approximation. (art and concept by Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Visualizing clonal evolution in cancer. | Guidelines for presenting clone evolution plots to visualize temporal, phylogenetic, and spatial aspects of a tumor. (Krzywinski, M (2016) Molecular Cell 62:652-656.) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
14 March 2016 — HAPPY π DAY | This year's π day art comes with gravity in celebration of LIGO's detection of gravity waves in February. (art and concept by Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Petabase party—nucleotides and cupcakes | Celebration to mark 1,014,546,735,270,357 bases sequenced. (photos by Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Bacterial diversity in household dust. | The latest of my three Scientific American Graphic Science visualizations. (design Martin Krzywinski, Jeannie Hunnicutt, art direction Jen Christiansen) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Hitchmas 2015. Be here. | Library Bar, Copenhagen. (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Science not communicated is science not done. | Let that be a warning to you. (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Corn World: Teeth on the Cob | Jurassic World triceratops assembly is actually corn. (poster by M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gene Volume Control | Tissue-specific epigenetic modification in genome regions associated with disease (Scientific American 312(6) Graphic Science, M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
14 March 2015 — HAPPY π DAY | Exactly on 3.14.15 at 9:26:53. (3,628 digits of π, M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
If one of the Spocks is missing, you have color blindness. | Live long and prosper. (image from imagebuddy.com) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Nature Methods Points of Significance | Now free acceess. Part of statistics for biologists resource. (Krzywinski, Altman, Blainey) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
miRNA in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma | A cancer miRNome. (Lim et al. Genome Biology (2015) 16:18, image by M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Viewing the Genome on a Blackberry | Doctors access patient data from their pocket. (Patrick Soon-Shiong in photo, photo from Forbes.com) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
High-throughput next generation sequencing applied to infectious diseases | EMBO global exchange lecture course (Tunis, September 15–25, Circos lectures on September 22) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Scientific American Genome Infographic | Denisovan, Chimp, Bonobo, and Gorilla — it's a monkey's blueprint (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Hilbert Curve Art Posters | Circles begone! (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Creatures from the Hilbert Curve | 14 Classes and 13,689 personalities. (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
22 July 2014 — Happy π Approximation Day | Accuracy of the first 10,000 m/n approximations of π. (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos at Smithsonian's Genome Zone | Circos diagram representing genome data from TCGA. (M Krzywinski, Photo by Emilia Lim) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
HAPPY 2014 π DAY | Frequency distribution of π digits up to Feynman Point in groups of 6. (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
HAPPY 2014 π DAY | π digits up to Feynman Point on a path, folded with HP lattice model. (M Krzywinski, algorithm: replica exchange Monte Carlo) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Practise visual aesthetics | Draw reasonably. (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Beautiful Science at the British Library | Circos information graphic Circles of Life part of exhibit. 20 Feb — 26 May 2014 (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
20 imperatives of science | The limitations of evidence. (Sutherland WJ, Spiegelhalter D & Burgman M, Policy: Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims (2013) Nature 503:335–337.) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Cover of Fall 2013 UCSF Magazine. | Precision medicine issue. (illustration by M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Presenting at Wired Data|Life 2013 Conference in NYC. | November 5-6 @ New York City, #wiredhealth (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos reaches 500 citations in scientific literature. | (A sample of published Circos images) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Sacred Lotus genome Circos image on Genome Informatics 2013 Program Cover | Oct 30-Nov2 2013, CSHL (Lotus and Hummingbird by Robert Hooper, Sacred lotus genome, Ming et al. 2012 Genome Biology) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Nature Methods Points of View Collection. | All 35 columns are currently open access at Nature Methods. (Wong ∙ Krzywinski ∙ Gehlenborg ∙ Nielsen ∙ Soresh ∙ Kjaegaard ∙ Savig ∙ Cairo) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Free the data. | Stories of cancer survivors embedded in a mural of genome science and street art. (design/concept Joanna Rudnick/Martin Krzywinski, art Aaron De La Cruz) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Proteins on drugs (remix). | We discuss this image, which appeared on the cover of Nature Biotech (Sept 2012), in our Points of View column. (design/implementation Erica Savig, Bodenmiller et al. Nat Biotech 30, 858 (2012)) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Birds among wolves. | From my lost and abandoned art incubator. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos, putting the round on cancer. | "According to Dr. Timothy Ley, traditional methods for categorizing acute myeloid leukemia were imprecise." (Cancers Share Gene Patterns, Studies Affirm, NYT, 1 May 2013, Peter Newcomb for The New York Times) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Keynote at VIZBI 2013 | Visual Design Principles (21 March 2013, Broad Institute (Boston, MA), fractal tree of life by onezoom.org) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
HAPPY 2013 π DAY | Celebrate 3.14 on March 14th (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Type Peep Show | The private curves of letters. (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos motif signals big data ahead! | Nature cover and Explorer app make things pretty with round. (Nature cover by Carl DeTorres, 6 September 2012) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Presenting at the Bloomberg Businessweek 2013 Design Conference | Science loves design, but doesn't always know it. (Martin Krzywinski & Alberto Cairo, 14 January 2013, San Francisco) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Trends in Genetics October 2012 Special Issue | Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another? — Henry David Thoreau (Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos Cancer Genome Display | Dr. John Carpten, left, and Dr. David Craig with a cancer genome display. New strategies attack cancer at the genetic level. (Joshua Lott / NYT) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Bang. That's the genomes, exploding. | Scientific terminology. Longer, harder and more arcane. (James Gorman / NYT, Image by Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Biology gets physical. Astrophysical. | What is it? A cross section of a mouse vein. (PNAS May 1 2012; 109 (18)) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Transition probabilities of digits of e, φ and π | Numbers turned into abstract art. Transition probabilities becomes bubbles for each i → j transition. (Martin Krzywinski, created with Circos / circos.ca) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Digits of e, φ and π | Numbers turned into abstract art. Progression and transition probabilities are shown as links and bubble plots. (concept / Cristian Ilies Vasile, created with Circos / circos.ca) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Digits of π | Digits of π wrapped around a spiral. (generated with Circos (circos.ca), Martin Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos Fruit Salad | Circos demonstrates sequence synteny between genomes of peach, apple and strawberry. ( Whole genome comparisons of Fragaria, Prunus and Malus... / Jung et al., 2012 BMC Genomics 13:129.) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
The hive plots are coming | The node link diagram shows the structure of the Flare visualization kit (d3.js + hive plots / mike bostock, post processing / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
ASCII art using multiple proportionally spaced type faces | The pioneer 10 plaque is rendered here with human chromosome 1 sequence. (ascii art / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Gondor, looking north. | Well, almost. A stunning panorama of Laugavegur, approaching Landmannalaugar. Iceland: it’s all about pretty. (photography / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Literature 2.0 | Distilling spam into poems in the style of ee cummings (poetry from spam / ee spammings / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Near Jökulsárlón, on the way to Höfn | Looking east across the Norwegian sea. Iceland: it’s all about pretty. (photography / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Hive plots | A method to rationally visualize networks (concept + analysis + layout / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos | Your compass in a forest of data. (concept + design / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Thematic profiles of 2008 US presidential debates | Obama and McCain explore themes: nuclear, fear, military, foreign places, economy, health, environment (analysis + visualization / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Hive panel - a collection of hive plots | Examining relationships between connectivity, betweenness and pagerank in the protein interaction network (concept + analysis + layout / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Genome Sciences Center High-Throughput Sequencing Laboratory | We sequence a human genome every 17 minutes, or less (photography / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos | Some light in the darkness of data warehouses. (concept + design / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
SFU AQ Magazine / 2011 APR | adapted from Jones SJ, Laskin J, Li YY et al. 2010 Evolution of an adenocarcinoma in response to selection by targeted kinase inhibitors Genome Biol 11:R82 (photography + design / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos | Visualize tables. Bury the spreadsheet. (concept + design / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Genome Sciences center GENESIS compute cluster | 5,040 cores / 20TB RAM / 700TB SSD STORAGE / Infiniband 40Gbs (photography / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Submissions for the EMBO 2011 cover contest | (photography / martin krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Circos in print | Wired, New York Times, Conde Nast Portfolio, American Scientist, iGenetics, Science, Nature, PLoS, Genome Research, Plant Cell, Genome Biology, EMBO JOURNAL (...more)