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IGMM student blog for NatureJobs: why scientists need to step out of their comfort zone

IGMM PhD Student Réka Nagy, based within the MRC Human Genetics Unit, is unravelling how genetics shapes our health using large family-based datasets: September 2016

IGMM student blog for NatureJobs

IGMM PhD Student Réka Nagy, based within the MRC Human Genetics Unit, is unravelling how genetics shapes our health using large family-based datasets.

Joining the Institute after her degree in molecular genetics, Reka has stepped out of her comfort zone to develop data analysis skills at a time when the ever-increasing volume of research data is presenting new challenges for researchers.

In her NatureJobs blog - selected as one of the winning entries for the Publishing Better Science through Better Data writing competition - she explores why it is important for researchers to step out of their comfort zone in this era of big data.

Read Reka’s winning NatureJobs blog: The era of big data is coming: Scientists need to step out of their comfort zone