Data Documentation: Writing Better READMEs

To ensure that you understand your own data and to enable others to find, use and properly cite your data, it helps to create README files with ‘documentation’ or ‘metadata’ about the datasets you create. This session will explore the critical role documentation plays in data management and how you can ensure good documentation throughout your research.

Don’t Leave Yet! Research Data Offboarding

When employees leave, they take their skills and institutional knowledge with them. It is important to record essential informative information related to projects and datasets to ensure the success of future […]

Where Should I Put My Data? Understanding Data Storage at HMS

TMEC 328

As research grows increasingly more complex, arrangements for data storage and transmission of research data require continuous review and modification. Data storage encompasses not only the specific location where data will be kept and managed, but also aspects of data privacy, data security, data organization, and eventual sharing or reuse. During this short training seminar, […]

DMPTool: One-Stop-Shop for Data Management Plans

A 2-page Data Management Plan (DMP) is now required as part of the new NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy. Data management planning is important for funding, but it also […]

Cellenics Workshop

Join us virtually to learn about Cellenics, a user-friendly web application for exploring your single-cell RNAseq data. Designed with wet-lab biologists in mind, Cellenics was developed by Dr. Peter Kharchenko (HMS, DBMI) in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of bioinformaticians and software engineers. The tool provides automatic data processing, pre-loaded interactive plots, a point-and-click interface to fully explore […]

Closing Out Your Research: Data Transfer

Knowledge transfer refers to sharing or disseminating knowledge and providing inputs to problem-solving. When employees leave, they take their skills and institutional knowledge with them. Capturing their knowledge and research […]

Data Management Virtual Office Hours

Drop in any time during the hour to ask your data management questions! Countway's Data Services Librarian will be ready to support you. Get help with: Data Management Plans -- […]

Basics of Python

Python is a powerful open-source programming language. In this 3 hour, hands-on workshop, we will teach basic concepts and bioinformatics applications in Python. We will learn the Python syntax, data […]