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Michael Hoffman
Computational genomicist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Assistant Professor, Medical Biophysics and Computer Science, University of Toronto.
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Dr. Holly Witteman Feb 15
Replying to @hwitteman
Even the Canada 150 chairs—which included requirements for selection processes to incorporate issues of equity, diversity and inclusion—awarded more larger ($1,000,000/year) chairs to men and more smaller ($350,000/year) chairs to women.
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Michael Hoffman 8h
Do all applications get an external review?
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Michael Hoffman 8h
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Michael Hoffman 8h
How many applications does each evaluation group members read? Thanks for your work on this important decision!
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Michael Hoffman 8h
Replying to @AedinCulhane
I'm drinking tea right now!
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Michael Hoffman 10h
Sidewalk on Shaw St adjacent to Fred Hamilton Playground is icy and dangerous.
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Lee Constable 23h
Scicomm researcher: The fact is that telling people more facts doesn't change their mind. Scicommer: Ok... But I think this piece I'm writing to debunk pseudoscience will help. SR: NO IT WON'T BECAUSE LISTEN TO THE SCICOMM FACT I JUST TOL- oh... oh dear...
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Graham Dellaire 12h
Virtual ChIP-Seq from Time to bookmark:
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Michael Hoffman 12h
Replying to @ProfSharona
Sent.
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Michael Hoffman 12h
Hmmm, maybe! I think this model relies too much on stuff it learns about particular loci. Successors we're working on might work better for this scenario.
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Michael Hoffman 12h
Replying to @michaelhoffman
Would be happy to email you a copy of my letter to Zeppos with my take on the situation if you were interested. I'm sure they have gotten many more letters from people upset by this injustice around the world. Many would be willing to share with you.
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Michael Hoffman 12h
There's also a petition by to now signed by almost 2000 professors and academics around the world denouncing this decision.
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Michael Hoffman 12h
Have you seen that Prof. BethAnn McLaughlin () had her positive tenure recommendation revoked after whistleblowing on sexual harassment and is now losing her job? A story in describes it:
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Chad Loder 💬 Feb 14
Fuck it. I’m a robot.
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Michael Hoffman 13h
Replying to @genophoria
Pronouns: argh/aaaah
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David Schenet Jan 4
Baby SPARC do doo doo doot de do Baby SPARC do doo doo doot de do Baby SPARC do doo doo doot de do Baby SPARC
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Michael Hoffman Feb 15
Just reading University Delegates minutes (thanks !) describing tweaks to be made to the CCV system and yet again I cannot understand why they don't. just. get. rid. of. it.
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Michael Hoffman Feb 15
CCV: why???
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Michael Hoffman Feb 15
I'm with Arjun. (Is this a first?) Also harder to slip puns and Easter eggs into grant applications. Or maybe I just lack the courage to do so 🤔
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