Monday, 04 February 2013 at 3:18 pm

For phd students currently writing their thesis/dissertation, try out It automatically saves and allows you to compile on the fly and view the resulting .pdf. Here is a pretty standard latex template for any report type document:

\title{my thesis}
\author{my name}
\date{my date}
\section{Organism X biology}
\subsection{Life cycle}
\subsubsection{Phase 1}
My text content
\subsubsection{Phase 2} 
My text content  \section{Organism X bioinformatics}
\subsection{Available Data}
My text content
My text content  
\chapter{Organism X genome assembly}