Monthly Archives: January 2016

How to install linux software without root privileges

HPC cluster users rarely have root privileges for installing new software. Default location for installation is usually /usr/bin/, but our user directories are usually located somewhere else like /home/ljcohen/ or /mnt/home/ljcohen/. So, what are you supposed to do when you … Continue reading

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Genetically-engineered chestnut tree, MCB263 scicomm assignment 2

My tweet post for this week’s MCB263 sci comm assignment is on the genetically-engineered chestnut tree.┬áThis is the first transgenic plant to ever be considered for use in species and ecological restoration. It is currently under review by the US … Continue reading

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MCB263 Science Communication via Social Media assignment

This winter quarter at UC Davis I’m taking a course called ‘Biotechnology Fundamentals and Applications’ by Dr. Denneal Jamison-McClung, which is required for my degree with a designated emphasis in biotechnology (DEB). (This is like a doctoral minor. It will … Continue reading

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