Author Archives: Richard Wintle

About Richard Wintle

I am Canadian by heritage, and a molecular biologist and human geneticist by training. My day job is Assistant Director of a large genome centre, where I do various things along the lines of "keeping the wheels on". In my spare time, I tend to run around with a camera, often chasing race cars, abandoned barns, and sundry wildlife.

FINALLY! (Hockey Pool Update, weeks 12 and 13)

Weeks 12 and 13 of the VWXYnot Hockey Pool, with myself and Cath dueling fiercely for the lead. Continue reading

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Don’t look now, but…

I won a thing! Continue reading

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Comfort Zone

Sometimes, it’s helpful to step out of your comfort zone – professionally, and personally. Continue reading

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Week 7, in which we discover that Ricardipus perhaps isn’t quite as good at this hockey pool malarkey as he’s always claimed, but doesn’t quite learn to get over it yet.

An absolutely horrid week in the hockey pool. Sigh. Continue reading

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Motorsport, Astrophysics, and a Nobel Laureate (peripherally)

Science, car racing, and high-dimensional data analysis. What more could you want? Continue reading

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I am proud to be one of them.

Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Daniel Wintle. Officer, gentleman, reprobate and wit. I wish I was just like him. Continue reading

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International Congress of Human Genetics – day 1

Yes indeed, some largely-irrelevant blogging from the International Congress of Human Genetics in Montreal. Continue reading

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Eye Candy Fractal Post

Fractals – are they the ultimate eye candy? Maybe so. Continue reading

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Essential Reading, August 2011.

A letter to Canadians from the Honourable Jack Layton. Essential reading. Continue reading

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Science, fashion and the best stem cell dress you’ll (n)ever wear.

Is it art? Is it fashion? Is it a stem cell? How about all three? Continue reading

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