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Live Workshop on Biomedical Big Data Resources and Analysis Tools

April 05, 2019

We are pleased to inform you about an upcoming event sponsored by Georgetown-ICBI: - a live hands-on workshop on "Biomedical Big Data Resources and Analysis Tools" offered at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, on May 3 and 4, 2019.

The workshop is open to faculty at any level in public and private academic institutions.

Thanks to an R25 NIH grant, there are no registration fees. However, because space will be limited to 20 participants, applications to join the course will be accepted until Wednesday April 10, 2019, 5pm EST.


Information about the workshop

This two-day, in-person hands-on workshop for faculty at any level in public and private academic institutions, will cover major concepts, methods and tools of translational bioinformatics and hands-on computer based exercises utilizing web-based bioinformatics resources - such as Georgetown Database of Cancer (G-DOC)- a unique translational research platform for connecting molecular and clinical data, the Universal Protein Resource, UniProt, and TCGA. Additional hands-on experience will be provided on systems biology level analysis of experimental multi-omics biomarkers discovery using pathway analysis tools.

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to

  • Understand current data generation technologies used in translational research
  • Identify which tools and/or resources to use to perform specific bioinformatics analysis related to translational research
  • Perform basic systems level analysis of large-scale multi-omics data

Travel Awards

Thanks to an R25 NIH grant, travel awards that cover some of the travel expenses (Travel cost, accommodations, and meals) are available to faculty members in US under-resourced institutions. Please indicate your interest to apply for a travel awardNotification about travel awards will be communicated to applicants no later than Friday April 19, 2019.

How to Apply

To apply please send an email to: bigdataworkshop1@gmail.com. Please indicate the following: Your Name, Title; Contact Information; Affiliation; A short paragraph describing your interest in the workshop.

Applicants will be notified about acceptance to the workshop no later than Friday April 19, 2019.

ALL APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHECK OUR RELATED FREE ONLINE COURSE ON edX: https://tinyurl.com/BigDataBiomed

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