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Upcoming workshops and events
We will close early today, Friday, Dec. 28, at 12 p.m., and will be closed Monday, Jan. 1, for New Year's Day.

There will be an Executive Committee Meeting Wednesday, Jan. 3, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

The postdoc and graduate student lunches and the community seminar will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 9.
2017 at the Institute brought incredible hackweeks, leadership changes, funding awards, career advancement opportunities, programming successes and more; get the details on what we've been up to on our website.
Ariel Rokem, data scientist, and Aaron Y. Lee MD, affiliate, have co-authored, with others, the paper "Fully automated, deep learning segmentation of oxygen-induced retinopathy images" in the journal JCI Insight.
In the news
Mark Hallenbeck, senior data science fellow, was quoted in Seattle Met's piece "Could downtown tolling affect low-income Seattle workers the most?"

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

SciPy 2018
Jake VanderPlas, director of open software, will be co-chairing SciPy2018's data science track; submit a talk and poster for the conference now.
The Whole U
Anat Caspi, data science fellow and director of The Taskar Center for Accessible Technology, was recently featured in The Whole U's Staff Story.
Watch Jacob Schreiber, IGERT graduate student, present on "Pomegranate: fast and flexible probabilistic modeling in Python" at the Open Data Science Conference on YouTube.
Institute for Protein Design
The work of David Baker, affiliate, was highlighted in The New York Times' article "Scientists are designing
artisanal proteins for your body"
Submit a proposal to The Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication’s Student Research Competition sponsored by Microsoft.
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