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Visualization Tour, Melbourne, October 9–20, 2014


events + announcements

All current and past mastheads. These are news items, events, and sometimes just art.

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
Happy Pi Approximation Day (July 22nd) | Accuracy of the first 10,000 m/n approximations of Pi. (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 Pi Day | Frequency distribution of Pi digits up to Feynman Point in groups of 6. (M Krzywinski) (...more)
Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Happy Pi Day | Pi 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 Pi 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
Genomes of Deadly Viruses and Bacteria | Run away. Or better, put in a mask and stay and look. (concept / martin krzywinski, cydney nielsen, ian bosdet, design / martin krzywinski, jonathan corum) (...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)