Workshop Announcement: Data Carpentries and Genomics at UF

Wed, 2019-03-27 10:06 -- ablackwell

The UF Carpentries Club is offering a two-day Data Carpentries workshop in Genomics.  This workshop is focused on helping the UF community get started learning to work with genomics data, data management, and analysis for genomics research.  Including best practices for organization of bioinformatics projects and data, use of command line utilities, use of command line tools to analyze sequence quality and perform variant calling, and connecting to and using Hi. Need to learn some new programming for a class? Want to collaborate effectively with your peers? We were there once too. Come start learning with us.


There will be a two-day workshop on Thursday and Friday, April 11 – 12, 2019, hosted in room 150 of the Emerging Pathogens Institute.


Seats are limited to 24 participants and there is a $46 registration fee, payable by credit card, which will include breaks and lunch on both days (in registration, note if you any dietary restrictions - vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free).


Registration is required. Please plan to attend the entire two days. Also please be aware that is will be the first time these lessons will have ever been taught. We will do our best to stick with the marked schedule, but please be prepared if lesson exceed the allotted time.


For the schedule and more details about the workshop and requirements, visit


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Thursday-Friday, April 11-12, 2019

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

UF Informatics & Biodiversity Institutes

E251 Computer Science and Engineering Bldg. (CSE)

432 Newell Road

Gainesville, FL 32611