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Beyond Bullets: Creating Presentations that Engage

Are you guilty of using the same slide deck, year after year for your teaching? Have you sat through presentations that are not only ugly, but confusing? Poorly designed slides can affect your audience’s ...
Date:
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
CME

Data cleansing in Python using Pandas and the Jupyter Notebook

This two hour workshop will consist of about an hour of presentation and discussion followed by about an hour for in-class practice exercises. The presentation will cover reading data from text/csv and Excel fi...
Date:
Monday, March 27, 2017
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Python
Register! - 21 seats left

Introduction to ArcGIS

ArcGIS is a geographic information system for working with spatial data. In this introductory course, we will provide hands-on training in creating basic maps and visualizing geographic data. In doing s...
Date:
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time:
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Research Software
Register! - 12 seats left

Data visualization in Python using Matplotlib v. 2 and Bokeh

This two hour workshop will consist of about an hour of presentation and discussion followed by about an hour for in-class practice exercises. The presentation will cover creation of 2-D plots with Matplotlib (...
Date:
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Python
Register! - 20 seats left

Automated Image Analysis with ImageJ

This workshop is intended to be an introduction to open source (free) image analysis and statistical softwares to life science researchers with little to no programming experience. During the workshop, particip...
Date:
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Visualization & Reporting
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Python Web apps using the Flask framework

This two hour workshop will consist of about an hour of presentation and discussion followed by about an hour for in-class practice exercises. The presentation will cover creation of Web apps using the Flask ap...
Date:
Friday, March 31, 2017
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Python
Register! - 20 seats left

Survival Analysis in R with TCGA Data

This workshop will provide hands-on instruction and exercises covering survival analysis using R. The data to be used here will come from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), where we will also c...
Date:
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Bioinformatics R
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Introduction to Cloud Computing with AWS

This workshop will cover the basic paradigms of public cloud infrastructure, and introduce techniques for computing in these environments. Why use the cloud for computation and storage? What are its advantages?...
Date:
Monday, April 10, 2017
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
High-Performance Computing
Register! - 15 seats left

Publishing Workshop

Join us for lunch as we examine the processes for developing manuscripts and submitting articles to academic journals. This two-hour session, featuring local UVa editors, will provide you with guidance on the p...
Date:
Monday, April 10, 2017
Time:
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library MILL (First Floor),
Categories:
Register! - 48 seats left

The Reputation Economy

In the age of Google, reputations can be ruined by those with genuine grievances and those with grudges alike. Would you know how to defend your reputation or that of your institution should it come under fire?...
Date:
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time:
9:00am - 10:00am
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
CME