The Summer Institute in Statistics for Big Data (SISBID) consists of a series of two-and-a-half day workshops (modules) designed to introduce biologists, quantitative scientists, and statisticians to modern statistical techniques for the analysis of Biological Big Data. The format will involve formal lectures, computing labs, and hands-on case studies. The instructors are world-class faculty with expertise in all aspects of Biological Big Data. Participants are encouraged to enroll in multiple modules.
To register and learn more, visit the UW Department of Biostatistics website
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The Research Coordinator Journal Club is a forum for Research Coordinators to review published articles and hear perspectives of others to enhance job skills and practice. A journal article will be distributed one week in advance of the meeting, along with suggested discussion questions. Journal Club meetings will be facilitated by Mike Donahue, a Research Coordinator in the ITHS Research Coordination Center.
If interested in attending, please RSVP to Mike Donahue at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please RSVP even if you have attended prior Journal Club meetings.