Academic and Professional Skills

2018 Oct 26

For reproducibility, we need the methods behind the data: A hands-on workshop with protocols.io

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Countway Library, Classroom #403

Countway Library Open Access Week Program 

protocols.io Workshop

Sponsored by Countway Library, Office for Postdoctoral Fellows

The recent attention to the challenges of reproducibility is new, but the problem itself is as old as science. Fortunately, over the past decade, a range of tools and resources have been created to help scientists communicate more easily and clearly, helping to make our work easier to build on, for ourselves and other researchers.

This workshop will...

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2018 Oct 24

Introduction to Amazon Cloud and UNIX basics

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Countway Floor L2: 025

Introduction to Amazon Cloud and UNIX basics

This workshop is an introduction to Amazon cloud Computing and UNIX basics. The workshop will help you to get setup and build windows or unix computer on Amazon cloud computing. Attendees will be exposed to hands‐on experience and by the end of the course one should be able to confidently use the command line interface on Unix system. They should be able also be to navigate around the Unix file system from the command line and use a number of basic Unix commands.

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2018 Oct 10

Affymetrix and Illumina microarray data analysis using R/Bioconductor

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Countway Floor L2: 025

Affymetrix and Illumina microarray data analysis using R/Bioconductor

The course is a general introduction to Microarrays and the use of R/Bioconductor to carry out microarray data analysis. Following introduction the workshop starts with hands‐on exercise on how to install R and Bioconductor GUI packages. The course is mainly based on the use of Bioconductor open source packages for analyzing single channel and two channel data sets. Only basic R coding will be introduced since most the analysis are performed using OneChannelGUI, a graphical interface to Bioconductor tools...

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2018 Oct 22

Practical Steps for Increasing Openness and Reproducibility: A Day of Open Science

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library: Lahey Room #518

Countway Library Open Access Week Program

Open Science Framework Workshop

Sponsored by Countway Library, Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science (HiTS), Office of Basic Science

There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a day-long workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your work. The workshop will be hands-on and is aimed at graduate...

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2018 Oct 25

Countway Presents: Sharing Research: PrePrints & Data

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library, Ballard Room #503

Sponsored by Countway Library, Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science (HiTS), HMS Office of Basic Science

Growth of the open science movement has drawn significant attention to data sharing and availability across the scientific community. However, many researchers are encountering both technical (lack of resources and tools) and cultural (sensitive data, uncomfortable sharing) difficulties in the application of this exciting new approach.

In this session we will hear from four professionals on their work to bring new research...

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NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)

The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) posts video recordings of their events. These cover a variety of topics related to career and professional development - from mentoring to scientific communication to career exploration and the job search.
2018 Dec 04

Healthcare Market Research (Info Session)

8:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

TMEC 227

Healthcare Market Research

Date/Time: December 4th 2018, 8:30 AM-12:00PM

Where: TMEC Mini Amphitheater 227

Instructor: Ilsa Webeck MBA

About:

Market research helps you learn about your customers (patients, doctors, hospitals), your competitors, and potential barriers to entry. This research is necessary to reduce real and perceived business risks associated with your invention, helps uncover new trends or problems in the current market, and identifies opportunities for revenue.

Workshop goals...

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2018 Sep 19

Countway Practical Presentation Skills

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Countway Library Floor L2: Room 025

This weekly study group is for students & postdocs who would like to practice their oral presentation skills. It is great for practicing speech delivery for classes, conferences, or interview presentations. Practice with us! Impress your audience!

We will use a lecture room in the Countway Library, and students may practice any oral presentations they want to share. We'll have access to a computer, lectern, and projector. This is a perfect way to improve your presentation skills and build confidence. 

Feel free to join us whenever you would like to...

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Science Talk

Science talk is a non profit organization which was the brainchild of a small group of science communication professionals who saw a need to gather others and help elevate science in the region.
The purpose of the organization was to bring together individuals passionate about science and share ideas about how science should be best communicated.

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