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Data Carpentry Genomics Workshop

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Join us for four half-days of virtual, hands-on instruction in automating genomics research tasks with the BASH command line, accessing cloud computing resources, wrangling large datasets, and building reproducible workflows to save time and increase research quality! Participants must register ahead of time and attend for all 4 sessions. Each day runs 1-5pm with 15 min breaks each hour. 

Event Dates and Times:

March 4 & 5: 1-5pm
March 11 & 12: 1-5pm 

Who is this for?

The course is aimed at GWU graduate students, faculty, and other researchers affiliated with GW or CTSI-CN. (Advanced undergraduates are also welcome.) You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop. The workshop is free to any GW or CTSI-CN affiliated participant.  For more information see our workshop website.

What is it?

Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research. Their mission is to provide researchers high-quality, domain-specific training covering the full lifecycle of data-driven research. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools for Genomics research, including: cloud computing, BASH command line, environment management, data wrangling and processing, and more. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.


Monah Abou Alezz - Postdoctoral researcher at the San Raffaele hospital Milan, Italy

Preethy Nair - Doctoral Student at the University of Helsinki, Finland 

Alain Wescott - PhD in Business Analytics & Data Science

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Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 1:00pm to Friday, March 12, 2021 - 5:00pm
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GW Libraries and Academic Innovation and Children’s National Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI-CN)

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