Advances in the Diagnosis, Classification, Risk Stratification, and Management of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Signific

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Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar, from the Division of Hematology at Mayo Clinic, discusses advances in the diagnosis, classification, risk stratification, and management of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance and implications for recategorizing disease entities, which will be published in the October 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings (Available at:

Jonathan Eisen discusses GEBA project at DOE JGI

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Jonathan Eisen spoke about the Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea (GEBA) at the DOE JGI on October 27, 2009.

Fibromyalgia Update: Review of literature and current treatment recommendations

Presentation by Victor Rosenfeld, M.D., Medical Director at Sleepmed of Santa Barbara. Provides the history of fibromyalgia; the diagnosis and classification of FMS; pathophysiology of FMS; literature review of current treatment strategies on Pregabalin, Duloxetine, Minalciprin, Tramadol & Sodium Oxybate; and Current E.U.L.A.R. recommendations.

Anthropology and Parallelism : The Individual as a Universal

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It is difficult to define perspective within sets that are self belonging. For example in the study of mankind, anthropology, both men and their studies fall into the same category that contains the topic outline. This situation entails a universal quality of uniqueness, an instance of, to the topic of anthropology that almost may be viewed in parallel to the topic of nature as the set of unique particulars. Yet one might assent to the notion in the inclusive study of man, anthropology,...
Authors: Marvin Kirsh

"Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea (GEBA)"- Jonathan Eisen @ '09 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Jonathan Eisen, (UC Davis) presentation for DOE JGI '09 User Meeting on March 26, 2009, introduction by Dan Rokhsar (JGI).

A Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea (GEBA) and the Search for the Dark Matter of the Biological Universe

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There is a glaring gap in microbial genome sequence availability – the currently available genome sequences show a highly biased phylogenetic distribution compared to the extent of microbial diversity known today. This bias has resulted in major limitations in our knowledge of microbial genome complexity and our understanding of the evolution, physiology and metabolic capacity of microbes. Although there have been small efforts in sequencing genomes from across the tree of life for...

Apparency and Actuality

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Apparency and actuality are discussed with respect to science, genetics, evolution, cognition and perception. Rules for a (sub)set of actual/allowable sets of entities and objects from a total set that is based on differences and contrasts extracted from perceptual experience of the world elucidate tenable combinations/recombinations from a total of the transparent(history/past dependant) and the apparent as they can be construed to comprise the actual/real faces of perception. The elements...