The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...' --Isaac Asimov
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Entries from September 2009

Automated bacteria or virus counts in ImageJ

September 28th, 2009 4 Comments

THIS IS EXPERIMENTAL, UNPUBLISHED SOFTWARE. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. I’ve written a free, open source script for ImageJ (free, open source) to count viruses (or bacteria, but not both at the same time) automatically from JPEG image files. If you have TIFFs you can batch convert them to JPEG using ImageMagick (free, open source) […]


Almost technically a doctor

September 18th, 2009 No Comments

I successfully defended my doctoral dissertation on September 9, 2009, and am now wrapping up some edits before I submit the final thesis! I broadcast the talk live on ustream — I even had a question from the virtual audience! (thanks John). A PDF copy of my talk is available here. The submitted thesis is […]