Lunch for the postdocs and graduate students will be on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the studio. This will be a chance to socialize; no seminar will be presented.
IGERT graduate student Jacob Schreiber will speak at this week's Community Seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A118. He will speak on "pomegranate: fast and flexible probabilistic modeling in Python."
Office hours will be on hiatus Oct. 10 - 12 as most staff will be attending the Moore/Sloan Data Science Environments Summit. You can email providers for urgent needs; allow extra time for responses.
The National Institutes of Health have awarded the Diffusion MRI in Python (DIPY) project a three-year grant to facilitate the development of new methods for analysis of MRI data and dissemination of these methods through open source software. Says Ariel Rokem, senior data scientist and principal investigator, “An important part of the research that we proposed focuses on development tools that will help MRI researchers to use cloud computing services for their research." Learn more on our website.
Co-organizer Anthony Arendt offers insight on our website into this year's Geohackweek, an event which brought together over 50 participants from industry, academia, government and non-profit organizations to advance our understanding of open source software tools for geoscientific research.
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What does the eScience Institute have to offer? Get a peek into what we do in this fun video on our YouTube channel!
Please extend a warm welcome to Spencer Wood, who will be a research scientist with the Institute. Spencer also works with EarthLab; he studies the ways that people interact with and benefit from nature.
Bing Brunton, data science fellow, will present a seminar titled "“Data-driven discoveries in neuroscience and behavior" on Monday, Oct. 8 at 12 p.m. (11:45 a.m. for refreshments) in Hitchcock Hall, room 132.