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baRcodeR 0.1.2 is released on CRAN today! Download and install by install.packages("baRcodeR") Example linear barcode The major feature of this release is the ability to print linear (a.k.a normal) barcodes through specifying type = "linear" in create_PDF() rather than type = "matrix" which prints the usual QR code. The github repository is at yihanwu/baRcodeR. Minor notes on the implementation of these linear barcodes The linear barcodes are based on the code 128B specification (Wikipedia).

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Icon noun A person or thing regarded as a representative symbol or as worthy of veneration. A symbol or graphic representation on a screen of a program, option, or window. from Oxford English Dictionaries Fontawesome and the noun project along with other icon provides produce and distribute beautiful icons for free use. But sometimes, I would like to alter or create my own tiny 16x16 or 32x32 pixel wide icons without having to learn inkscape or any other svg editor.

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Generating a Bibtex citation in Hugo with a shortcode

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Using Pandoc to convert HTML to Markdown

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Do R package authors really like adding extra r’s to their package names?

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Recent & Upcoming Talks

Reconstructing parallel clines in flowering phenology of *Lythrum salicaria*
2018-07-20 8:30 AM
Differential gene analysis and visualization with Tuxedo, R, and Kallisto
2018-06-07 3:30 AM
R Package Tutorial
2018-03-15 3:30 AM
Research Tools for Ecological and Environmental Genomics
2017-06-06 8:30 AM

Projects

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P-PLANT

Phylogenomics of grass species in the Canadian Arctic

Genomics of *Alliaria petiolata*

Population structure of garlic mustard, an European invasive.

Using herbarium specimens

to reconstruct phenological shifts of Lythrum salicaria, an European invader.

baRcodeR: a R package

Label generation to track biological samples

Teaching

I have acted as a teaching assistant for these courses as Queen’s University:

  • BIOL 102 Introductory Biology of Cells (Online, in person)

  • BIOL 103 Introductory Biology of Organisms

  • BIOL 360 Biotechnology and Society

  • BIOL 331 Analytical Genomics

Blogroll and Resources

Xie Yihui Hugo R-Bloggers ggplot2 RStudio Netlify

Contact

  • yihan.wu@queensu.ca
  • Biosciences Complex Rm 4325, Queens's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Skills

R

Python

Command Line

Bioinformatics