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UCI-CCBS: Big Data Image Processing & Analysis Workshop Course–UC Irvine (please share)

UC Irvine’s Center for Complex Biological Systems is pleased to announce the annual short course in Big Data Image Processing & Analysis (BigDIPA), September 17-21, 2018.

This 1-week workshop course is geared towards graduate students, postdocs, faculty and industry professionals with research interests in navigating, manipulating and extracting information from “Big Data” image sources. The course is designed to cover the complete “vertical integration” of the image data to knowledge pipeline.

The course will provide a mix of strategies for dealing with biological/biomedical big data image sources, using examples of image analyses drawn from advanced cell fluorescence microscopy techniques and neurobiology to highlight fundamental concepts and skills. Processing and analysis techniques will be generalizable and relevant to other model systems and biomedical input data sources.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://bigdipa.ccbs.uci.edu

Webinar Invitation: General Data Science Overview

Webinar Invitation
General Data Science Overview
Date: November 1st
Time: 11:00 a.m. EDT


How can we effectively and efficiently teach statistical thinking and computation to students with little to no background in either? How can we equip them with the skills and tools for reasoning with various types of data and leave them wanting to learn more?

In this talk we describe an introductory data science course that is our (working) answer to these questions. ….

Webinar Recordings:

We try to record every webinar we host and post all materials on our website. http://www.rstudio.com/resources/webinars/

Save the Date for Dean’s Workshop on Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, October 26, when the Dean’s Workshop, “Krios and Cryo-Electron Microscopy at Yale,” will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., in The Anlyan Center Auditorium.

Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this month for their development of this revolutionary new technology, that has helped further elucidate biological structures in atomic detail. Yale recently purchased a Titan Krios cryo-electron microscope, which greatly enhances our ability to examine the characteristics of biological specimens. This device also brings cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET)—an advance that builds upon cryo-EM—to our campus. This workshop will describe the cryo-EM resources available to scientists at Yale, and highlight some of the exciting new scientific advances made by Yale investigators using cryo-EM and cryo-ET.

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1:00 p.m. Introduction
Michael C. Crair, PhD, Deputy Dean for Scientific Affairs (Basic Science Departments); William Ziegler III Professor; Departments of Neuroscience and Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Yale School of Medicine

1:10 p.m. Overview of Cryo-EM at Yale
Xinran Liu, MD, PhD, Research Scientist; Director of Electron Microscopy Core Facility, Yale School of Medicine
Yong Xiong, PhD, Associate Professor; Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Director of Science Hill Cryo-EM Facility, Yale University

1:35 p.m. Introduction to Titan Krios
Shenping Wu, PhD, Research Scientist; Director of Titan Krios Core Facility, Yale University

2:20 p.m. Computational magic behind single-particle Cryo-EM Fredrick J. Sigworth, PhD, Professor; Departments of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Biomedical Engineering, and of Molecular Physics and Biochemistry, Yale School of Medicine

3:10 p.m. From X-Ray crystallography to Cryo-EM: Single-particle applications Yong Xiong, PhD, Associate Professor; Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

4:00 p.m. The future of cryo-electron tomography: Cell biology at high resolution
Jun Liu, PhD, Associate Professor; Department of Microbial
Pathogenesis, Microbial Sciences Institute, Yale School of Medicine