Protecting Your Research: Practices for Sharing with Confidence

Publishing your data can increase the visibility and impact of your research. There are many considerations and options for ensuring your work (intellectual property) is protected. In this session, we will discuss three areas: first, why it’s beneficial to license your data as openly as possible; second, the particular issues and challenges involved in the […]

HBC Current Topics in Bioinformatics: Intermediate Shell

Many tools for the analysis of big data require knowledge of the command line, and this workshop will build on the basic skills taught in the Introduction to Shell workshop to allow for greater automation. This workshop will include lessons on using the command-line text editor, Vim, to create and edit files, utilizing for-loops for automation, […]

Practical Considerations for Managing Sensitive Data

Data sharing is becoming an increasingly prevalent and expected part of the research process. Researchers may be hesitant to share datasets about human subjects, and rightfully so. While some data […]

Digital Imaging

This workshop focuses on a critical part of every microscope: the detector. Understanding the detector is crucial to understanding microscopy data, especially if you are making measurements on that data. We will cover theoretical principles behind digital images and the devices we use to generate them, including: how digital cameras detect and measure light the differences […]

Event Series Intro to MATLAB

Intro to MATLAB

TMEC 328

Matlab has become the “language of science” in the past few decades. It is simple to use, yet powerful enough to be productive on large computing infrastructures. If you need: 1) Fast prototyping of research ideas; or 2) avoid spending too much time in coding instead of doing real science by taking advantage of Matlab’s […]

Workflows with Posit Connect

Posit Connect (formerly RStudio Connect) will be presenting an overview of workflows with R, R Markdown, Flexdashboard, and Shiny. This short course will provide an introduction to flexible and powerful tools for statistical analysis, reproducible research and interactive visualizations. This session will provide an overview of how to build R Markdown and Shiny applications and […]

Intro to O2 Portal

O2 Portal is web-based access point to O2 powered by Open OnDemand. This short training teaches you the basic functions of O2 Portal, including file transfer, Slurm job submission and […]

Introduction to the Command-Line Interface (Shell, Bash, Unix, Linux) (2023)

Access to tools and computational resources for large-scale data analysis often require knowledge of the command-line interface (also referred to as Unix or Linux or bash or shell). In this 3-day hands-on workshop participants will learn the following: basic shell commands for navigating the file system, exploring file contents, performing basic operations, such as moving, copying, and […]