Yeah – we’re excited by graph technology right now. We’ve been working with technologies like [graph database software] Neo4j, and their chief scientist Jim Webber, and introducing that to the laboratory. It’s now easier than ever to spin up a graph database, and so we’ve done things like bring in speakers like Jim. But not just that – before he came in, we built up a graph of all the publications that had come out of the lab, and all the people that had collaborated on projects. For us, it’s still a tool of inspiration right now, and we’re still working towards operation finance.

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