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Zero to Bioinformatics Hero

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Bioinformatics Bootcamp

Open Source Bioinformatics Education

At BIG, our goal is to make bioinformatics accessible to everyone. That is why we are committed to providing our workshops for free and hosting our materials in open-source forums like GitHub.

Flexible Participation

Synchronous

Attend the live sessions and receive one-on-one help from our instructors. Sign up early, enrollment is capped at 100 participants.

Asynchronous

Sessions are recorded and posted here with other workshop materials. These remain available even after the course ends.

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Workshops

 

Biomedical Machine Learning with Python

Summary: This two-part workshop teaches python for data science (part I) and fundamental machine learning concepts for applications in biomedical science (part II). 

Date and Time: Every Tuesday 5-6:50PM CST on Zoom

from June 8th - August 24th, 2021

PrerequisitesNone. 

Time required: 50+ hours to complete, 12 weeks

R For Biologists

Summary: This free workshop will teach you fundamental R programming concepts, and basic data science for biological research applications.

Date and Time: Every-other Monday 5-6:30PM CST on Zoom

from February 22nd - May 3rd, 2021

PrerequisitesNone. 

Time required: 30+ hours to complete, 12 weeks

Intro to Single Cell RNA-Sequencing

Summary: This free workshop will teach you fundamental methods for the analysis of single cell RNA-Sequencing datasets.

Date and Time: Tuesdays 5-6:30PM CST on Zoom

from February 9th - March 16th, 2021

PrerequisitesR programming and RNA-Seq analysis.

Time required: 14+ hours to complete, 6 weeks

R Programming and RNA-Seq Analysis

Summary: Never coded before? No problem. This workshop will teach you R programming and give you the skills to analyze RNA-Sequencing data starting from scratch.

Date and Time: Tuesdays 5-6:30PM CST on Zoom

from Sept 1st - Dec 8th

PrerequisitesNone. 

Time required: 50+ hours to complete, 12 weeks