[An expert is a person who has found out by his own painful experience all the mistakes that one can make in a very narrow field.] Niels Bohr, LIFE 1952 This quote by the famous Danish physicist Niels Bohr (1885-1962) nicely summarizes what science is all about – generating hypotheses and putting them to the […]
Author Archives: Thomas Yssing Michaelsen
What is wrong with correlating relative abundance? Everything!
(This post is the first in a small series compiled during my visit to Segata Lab in Trento, Italy) A provocative title I know, but as a young scientist venturing into the field of microbiology my concern about this is increasing to the point of now writing this blogpost. Sequencing data are inherently relative [Lovén et […]
The Roblon Prize: my first prize
Each year, the Roblon foundation awards the Roblon Prize of 100,000 DKK (~16,500 USD), to a master thesis from Aalborg University acclaimed to fulfill the following: “The thesis should be of highest quality and innovative. It should have a positive effect on the research field as well as the future research and career of the […]