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Upcoming workshops and events
There will be an eScience data and research scientists meeting on Wednesday, June 19, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the studio.

On Tuesday, June 18, there will be a reception to welcome this year's cohort of Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Fellows, the project leads, and the eScience data scientists working within this year's program. Join us from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.
School of Medicine
John Tuthill, eScience affiliate and assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, has been selected to join the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences, awarded to "advance human health and tackle some of biomedicine’s most challenging questions." Dr. Tuthill will investigate how animals sense the position of their limbs and use spatial information to coordinate their locomotion.
Reproducibility workshop
Dozens of people attended the "Writing reproducible and executable scientific papers with R and Python: a hands-on workshop," which was hosted by the Reproducible Science and Open Source Software Special Interest Group June 10 - 11. Photo courtesy of Chris Holdgraf.
In the news
Jacob Schreiber, IGERT graduate student, affiliate Jeffrey Bilmes, and William Stafford Noble, senior data science fellow, have a new preprint on arXiv titled "apricot: submodular selection for data summarization in Python."

The work of Tim Thomas, postdoctoral fellow, is featured in the KOMO News piece "Hate crimes in Seattle rise by 400%, largest clusters in Capitol Hill, U-District."

Ed Lazowska, founding director, is quoted in the UW Columns Magazine article "The code for success."

Elaine Nsoesie, former DSSG project lead, has a new preprint on arXiv titled "Using deep learning and satellite imagery to quantify the impact of the built environment on neighborhood crime rates."

Affiliate Gina Neff has received an Oxford University teaching award recognizing her supervision of doctoral students.

Please submit items for the weekly newsletter to Robin Brooks at by noon on Thursday for inclusion in the regular Friday mailing.

Welcome aboard!
Amanda Tan, who previously worked with the Institute on a variety of projects including the Winter Incubator, Oceanhackweek, Geohackweek, and the Satellite Image Analysis Special Interest Group, has joined the eScience team as a data scientist. Welcome, Amanda!
Institute for Systems Biology
Data science fellow Sean Gibbons (Institute for Systems Biology) discusses formula, breast milk, and the microbiome in a video on YouTube.
Industry Affiliates
Thank so much to new Industry Affiliate member Gigantum! With their support, the eScience Institute can continue to fulfill our mission to support data-driven discovery.
Student assistant Madeleine Stevenson's capstone project team tied for Best in Class: Informatics for their project But You Seem Fine, an interactive visual novel on navigating invisible illness as a young person.
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