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Joachim Goedhart

I am a chemist from training, with a strong interest in biology. Our lab develops genetically encoded fluorescent probes and biosensors for quantitative functional imaging with the overarching goal to unravel (G-protein) signalling networks in time and space in cells and tissues. You can follow me on twitter: @joachimgoedhart

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Converting spreadsheets to tidy data - Part 2

Posted by , on 29 September 2020

The superplot was recently proposed as a data visualization strategy that improves the communication of experimental results (Lord et al, 2020). To simplify the visualization of data with a superplot, ...

Crafting plots for movies

Posted by , on 6 May 2020

In a previous blog I explained how animated plots can be made to illustrate the dynamics of data. Animated plots go nicely together with the movies from which the data ...

Dynamic display of data with animated plots

Posted by , on 27 April 2020

Data from time-lapse experiments is often displayed in a graph or plot, to visualize the dynamics of biological systems (Goedhart, 2020). Ironically, the perception of the dynamics is largely lost ...

Data Visualization with Flying Colors

Posted by , on 29 August 2019

The importance of barrier-free use of colors in images and graphs has been highlighted in letters to editors (Miall, 2007), papers (Geissbuehler and Lasser, 2013, Levine, 2009), editorials (anonymous, 2007), ...

Data manipulation? It's normal(ization)!

Posted by , on 25 June 2019

In a previous blog, I have highlighted several ways to visualize the cell-to-cell heterogeneity from time-lapse imaging data. However, I have ignored that data is often rescaled in a way ...

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A follow-up of this post is available: https://thenode.biologists.com/converting-excellent-spreadsheets-part2
by Joachim Goedhart in Converting excellent spreadsheets to tidy data on September 29, 2020