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Upcoming NCBI Webinars: Advanced Search in dbGaP and 1000 Genomes Project Data

Posted by on December 7th, 2015

Join NCBI staff for the upcoming webinars on dbGaP and the 1000 Genomes Project Data. NCBI Minute: New Advanced Search in dbGaP Provides Easy Access to Relevant Data Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 9:00-9:15 am PST The new advanced search interface to dbGaP makes finding relevant data much easier. In this webinar you will learn how… Read More »

Posted in: E-Science, Education & Training, NLM Resources, Search Tools



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AAHSL Data Scholarships

Posted by on December 3rd, 2015

The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) Future Leadership Committee has announced the one-time offering of several scholarships to support individuals from AAHSL member libraries interested in learning more about any aspect of the data life cycle. A total of $5000 is available for the committee to award. Scholarship awards, in amounts up to… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Education & Training, Funding



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How to Throw a Data Party

Posted by on November 20th, 2015

A data party is another name for a kind of participatory data analysis, where stakeholders are gathered together to help analyze data that you have collected. Here are some reasons to include stakeholders in the data analysis stage: It allows stakeholders to get to know and engage with the data. Stakeholders may bring context to… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, E-Science, General, Non-NLM Resources



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NCBI Advanced Genomics Hackathon in January 2016

Posted by on November 18th, 2015

From January 4-6, 2016, NCBI will host a genomics hackathon focusing on advanced bioinformatics analysis of next generation sequencing data. This event is for students, post-doctorates, and investigators already engaged in the use of pipelines for genomic analyses from next generation sequencing data. (Specific projects are available to other developers or mathematicians.) Working groups of… Read More »

Posted in: E-Science, Events, NCBI, NLM Resources



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NLM Informatics Lecture Series on November 4: Use of Clinical Big Data to Inform Precision Medicine

Posted by on October 20th, 2015

The next session of the National Library of Medicine Informatics Lecture Series will be held on November 4, at 11:00am-12:00pm PST, with the feature presentation Use of Clinical Big Data to Inform Precision Medicine. The speaker will be Joshua Denny, MD, Associate Professor in the Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Electronic Health Records, Events, Informatics

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