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Upcoming workshops and events
The Advanced Topics in Data Science seminar will feature Joe Hellerstein lecturing on "An introduction to Bayesian Belief Networks," Monday, Apr. 22, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

A Software Carpentry Workshop will be held half-days Tuesday, Apr. 23 - Friday, Apr. 26 in the studio. Preregistration was required.

Lunch for the postdocs and graduate students will be on Wednesday, Apr. 24, at noon in the studio. Anisha Keshavan will present.

This week's Community Seminar will be presented by Samuel Minot at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 24, in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A118. He will present on "Gene-level metagenomics linking the microbiome to CRC and IBD."

The Reproducible Science and Open Source Software Special Interest Group will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Apr. 26, in the studio.

You may still RSVP for the inaugural Sat-Hack 2019 event, which invites participants to work on exciting satellite imaging/remote sensing projects May 2 - 3.
Winter Incubator
Our Winter Incubator program brings together data and domain scientists to work on focused, intensive and collaborative projects. This year's project leads hailed from a diverse collection of departments including chemical engineering, economics, biology, aquatics and fishery sciences, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, oceanography and atmospheric sciences, and you can find their project results on our website.
Husky 100
Congratulations to Kellie MacPhee, 2018 Data Science for Social Good fellow, Catherine Kuhn, co-organizer of the first Geohackweek and a project lead in the 2017 Winter Incubator program, and Cameron Colt, 2015 Data Science for Social Good fellow, for receiving the prestigious Husky 100 award this year!
In the news
David Beck, director of research, Matthew Murbach, former graduate student, and Daniel Schwartz have written a piece for the Electrochemical Society Interface titled "ECS in the era of data science."

Ben Marwick, senior data science fellow, will be teaching a UW Discovery Seminar in the summer titled Putting Science in the Social Sciences, which is focused on reproducible research and open to all undergrads.

Michael Beyeler, postdoctoral fellow, has announced on Twitter that he's accepted a tenure-track position at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he'll be joining the departments of computer science and psychological and brain sciences.
William Noble, senior data science fellow, Jacob Schreiber, IGERT graduate student, affiliate Jeff Bilmes, and Timothy Durham have a new preprint out on bioRxiv titled "Multi-scale deep tensor factorization learns a latent representation of the human epigenome."

Sean Gibbons, data science fellow, is quoted in GeekWire's article "Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff invests in $25M round for Naveen Jain’s microbiome startup Viome."

The work of affiliate David Baker is featured in the UW press release "Protein design named as an Audacious project" and in The Seattle Times' piece "UW institute developing lifetime flu vaccine gets $45 million award."

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

Eli Shlizerman, data science fellow (right), and graduate student Jimin Kim (left), have created an interactive simulation of the nervous system of the worm, called the Neural Interactome. "The purpose of their open source creation, is to help others better understand the neuronal system" according to the Electrical & Computer Engineering website.
Kivan Polimis, former Data Science for Social Good program coordinator, will present a Center for Statistics and Social Sciences seminar on "Using Facebook advertising data to estimate out-migration from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria" Wednesday, Apr. 24, at 12:30 p.m. in Savery Hall, room 409.
Data Then and Now
Margaret O'Mara, UW professor of history, will speak at next week's Data Then and Now seminar on “In data we trust: modern political history and the triumph of tech” Apr. 24 at 4 p.m. in the studio.
Data science education
Apply now to attend to the 2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education, happening at the University of California, Berkeley, June 24 - 27.
Sign up now to attend the Share Your Research with a General Audience: Seminar and Workshop with The Conversation’s Data Editor event hosted by the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology May 2 and 3.
BRiTE Center
David Mohr (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine) will present a seminar through the UW BRiTE Center on Friday, Apr. 26 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Health Sciences Building, room A-410, on "Rethinking the design and evaluation of digital mental health treatment."
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