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Helena Jambor

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How to... Graphical Abstract

Posted by , on 27 October 2020

Helena Jambor shares her tips for how to create a captivating and coherent visual abstract

Non-zero baselines: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Posted by , on 20 June 2019

Of all the charts being ridiculed at WTFviz, many get shamed for their lack of a zero-baseline. When teaching DataViz, zero-baselines are invariably a topic of debate. The rules about ...

Showing distributions

Posted by , on 6 August 2018

When reading about co-evolution of prey and predators, I stumbled across a cute new plot type: a half boxplot, half dot plot to show data distributions.     Wilson used ...

Venn, Euler, upset: visualize overlaps in datasets

Posted by , on 25 May 2018

Visualizations for comparing datasets is a topic in all my data viz classes. Current solutions for comparing 2,3, 4 and more datasets are diverse and some are controversial. A one-fits-all ...

Conformation of the insulin receptor

Posted by , on 5 March 2018

A few days back over dinner at a CNV gathering, Theresia Gutmann from the Coskun lab casually told me about her PhD work. In collaboration with the Rockefeller University NYC, ...

Recent comments by Helena Jambor

Hi Nicolas, yes, you are absolutely right and my sentence was a little bit tongue-in-cheek. There probably should be an article about how much our brain is forcing us to believe patterns exist - and how this can lead to mis- interpretation of data! Best Helena
by Helena Jambor in Showing distributions on August 8, 2018