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Notebooks aren't just for the field or lab...stay organized!

  • Posted on: 18 May 2017
  • By: nblouin

Your closest collaborator is you six months ago, but you don’t reply to emails.

                                                                             -paraphrasing Mark Holder, UBC

Karl Broman at the University of Wisconsin says he learned the hard way how to go from a life of informatics chaos/entropy to one of relative order.
He has kindly put his thoughts on how to keep organized into an easy to follow web page. Check it out:
http://kbroman.org/steps2rr/

June 5-6. West Big Data Innovation Hub Annual All Hands Meeting | Boulder, CO

  • Posted on: 3 May 2017
  • By: nblouin

Are you interested inn seeing what a community of data science geeks looks like?
Are you looking for ways to expand your academic mind-frame to include collaborating with private partners, industry professionals, and government to get cool science done?
Check out this "local" opportunity:

https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1984214

Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes)

  • Posted on: 18 April 2017
  • By: nblouin

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505264

Solicitation 17-546

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 17-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

DUE DATES

ARCC interns are available for computing help too!

  • Posted on: 14 February 2017
  • By: nblouin

ARRC interns have specialities in computer programming and workflow design or optimization. Check them out:

Name Specialty Available hours
Uday Midah OpenMP and MPI Mondays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Tuesdays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Thursdays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Fridays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Karan Sodhi Scripting and general workflows

Drop-ins resume February 2nd

  • Posted on: 20 January 2017
  • By: nblouin

Drop-ins in AG316 are on again Thursdays 10am to noon beginning Jan 30th, 2017.
Like last semester, these hours are a joint effort with ARCC and WyGISC as well.
Hope to see you there.
As always, Vikram and Nic are available for appointments in their offices in AnimSci/MolBio as well

Inexpensive intro Bioinfo Training

  • Posted on: 28 July 2016
  • By: nblouin

We re happy to offer tailored training for the INBRE community, however there are also other training opportunities that might suit individuals needs/schedules looking to improve their computational knowledge.
Please write if you have any questions.

Here is a set of course offerings near Baltimore:
http://www.igs.umaryland.edu/education/workshops.php

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