Target: monitoring a running goal in R

Many running races and events have been cancelled or disrupted due to the pandemic. To fill the void, I’ve been taking on Garmin’s “Challenges”. In Garmin Connect, you can accept a challenge set by Garmin (I think users can challenge each other too). Completion of these challenges gives the user points, which I’ve become somewhat […]

All My Trials: Impact of COVID-19 on rare disease clinical trials

The database clinicaltrials.gov is a web resource of clinical trials around the world. It has a REST API that gives access to clinical trial data. There are some resources available to interact with this resource using R, such as rclinicaltrials and ClinicalTrialsAPI. We were interested at looking clinical trials for rare diseases and particularly whether […]

Culture Move: new preprint on cell migration

We have a new preprint out. This is a short post to describe our findings and highlight some of the software I developed for analysing cell migration and cell shape data. Intracellular nanovesicles mediate integrin trafficking during cell migration bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.08.19.257287 It is mainly the work of Gabrielle Larocque with help from Penny La-Borde […]