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snagar

I am an Undergrad pursuing a Bachelors degree in Biotechnology from NSIT, University of Delhi. I have a passion for all things cellular and a fascination for computers - so I'm trying to find a sweet spot that involves both. I'm currently involved in projects on Protein-Protein Interaction Networks and characterization of prokaryotic response regulators. When I'm bored, I lose track of time reading fantasy novels, listening to Indian classical music, and doing a bunch of online courses.

Articles by snagar:

Meeting the BioPython

The Biopython Project is an amazing initiative that helps scientists use Python for bioinformatics – and it’s exceptionally easy to learn! You can access online services, parse (read) different file types, analyze, and do a bunch of fun stuff with your data with Biopython. The people behind the project have put in a lot of…

31 May 2017 Genomics & Epigenetics

How to Express an Elusive Protein

As a research intern this summer, part of my project included expressing and purifying a few proteins of interest. Two out of the three proteins posed no problem, but the third caused me to spend an agonizingly long amount of time– setting up new secondary cultures everyday, waiting for them to grow, forgetting to induce…

09 Jul 2016 Protein Expression & Analysis

Homology Terminology: Never Say the Wrong Word Again

I’ve noticed that there exists some ambiguity about the different terms relating to homology. I’ll try to break them down here, with significant help from Genome Biology.

09 Jul 2016 Genomics & Epigenetics