Hugh B. Nicholas

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Editorial Summertime again ! Well what passes for summer in Ire-land, where they refer to 24 hours of constant drizzling rain as "a grand soft day" and have a hopelessly optimistic view of the weather. It turns out that the editorial team was not being hopelessly optimistic when it promised to deliver volume 4.2 of embnet.news within a month of the last,(More)
Post-translational sulfation of tyrosines affects the affinity and binding of at least some chemokine receptors to their ligand(s) and has been hypothesized to be a feature in all chemokine receptors. This binding initiates downstream signaling cascades. By this mechanism, tyrosine sulfation can influence the cells involved in acute and chronic events of(More)
Guinea fowl (Numidia meleagris) production as an alternative source of meat and poultry has shown potential for economic viability. However, there has been little progress in characterizing the transcriptome of the guinea fowl. In this study RNA-sequencing and de novo transcriptome assembly of several Guinea fowl tissues (pancreas, hypothalamus, liver, bone(More)
Over the last two decades, there has been a general acknowledgement within the scientific community that modern biology is becoming increasingly computational and to be prepared biologists need to build computational skills. We present work in assisting Bioinformatics efforts at minority institutions in the USA funded through a National Institutes of(More)
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