TIL about code snippets in RStudio

Last updated: 2023/07/28 I recently learned about code snippets in RStudio (ignore the strikethrough). As the name suggests, they are snippets of code that you can quickly insert into your source code in the source pane of RStudio. There are two ways to add code snippets: Click on the following: Tools -> Global Options ->…

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TIL that you can download SRA data from AWS

The Sequence Read Archive (SRA) is the largest publicly available repository of high throughput sequencing data. (Fun fact: it used to be called the Short Read Archive since most of the data was from short read sequencers.) The tool fastq-dump from the SRA Toolkit can be used to download SRA data. A while ago I…

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TIL that you can customise BLAST output

I am going to start a new series of posts based on new things (new to me) I learned about recently and they will be included in the TIL category. I learned about TIL from the bird app a while ago and it is based on the popular subreddit todayilearned. I used to post TIL…

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