What's New @ HSLS MolBio

September 27: IPA and Correlation Engine – A Comprehensive Approach to Pathway Enrichment Analysis

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 1-4 p.m.
Hybrid session: Attend online or in person in the Falk Library Classroom
Register for IPA and Correlation Engine

In this engaging workshop, you will learn how to analyze differentially expressed genes (DEG) associated with genome-scale experiments, such as RNA-Seq gene expression studies, and gain mechanistic insights using Ingenuity Pathway Analysis and Correlation Engine software.

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October 3: Data Wrangling in R

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Falk Library Classroom or Online
Register for Data Wrangling in R

This is a flipped class covering the more advanced topics in R programming for data analysis and the second part of a three-part series: Introduction to R; Data Wrangling in R, and Data Visualization in R.

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Fall Data Basics Workshop Series

The Research Computing Education initiative (RCE@Pitt) is hosting its Data Basics workshop series again this fall.

Data Basics is an eight-part workshop series covering the basic techniques for research computing with the Python programming language. The series is oriented towards participants who have some experience with computing and programming and are motivated to expand these skills to help with their research.

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Fall MBIS Class Schedule

Upon registration, you will receive links to the workshop materials (PowerPoint slides, lecture videos, and practice exercises) that you can view on your schedule. During the class, you will learn how to solve exercise problems.

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Struggling with R? The newest member of the MolBio team can help!

R Office Hours
Thursdays, 1-2 p.m.

Are you new to working with R? Need advice on some stubborn coding? Have pressing questions or just need some guidance with your data analysis? MolBio is pleased to begin offering virtual office hours specifically to provide help with R.

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Webinar: Accelerate Target Discovery with Illumina’s Correlation Engine

Research scientists are challenged by the need to put their private omics data into biological context with public data. This analysis requires time-consuming literature-based searches and manual comparison with open-source datasets of variable quality. Illumina’s Correlation Engine is an interactive omics knowledgebase that puts private data in biological context with highly curated public data in a comprehensive and easy to use platform.

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BioRender Webinar Series @ Pitt

BioRender is a web-based program that helps you create scientific figures up to 50x faster than traditional tools. The tool combines a library of over 50,000 scientifically accurate, expert-validated life science icons and templates for creating publication-quality figures in minutes – no drawing skills required!

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CMU and DNAnexus Seek Team Leads for October Hackathon

This fall, CMU Libraries is hosting a hackathon in partnership with DNAnexus on the topic of data management and graph extraction for large models in the biomedical space. The hackathon will be held in person at CMU, October 19-21, 2023.

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Participate in a Crowd Preprint Review Group Led by ASAPbio Fellows

Interested in honing your peer review skills while providing valuable feedback to preprint authors? Then join a preprint review crowd with ASAPbio!

Following two previous cycles of preprint review activities, ASAPbio will host more crowd preprint review activities in 2023.

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