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Jul
31
10:00–12:00pm

Analyzing and Visualizing Data with MATLAB

MATLAB Engineer

Seats left: 45

DESCRIPTION: This introductory seminar is intended for beginning users and those looking for a review. No prior programming experience or knowledge of MATLAB is assumed.    MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numerical computation. Using MATLAB, you can solve technical computing problems faster and easier than with... More »

Jul
31
2:00–4:30pm

Bio-Medical Image Processing with MATLAB

MATLAB Engineer

Seats left: 75

DESCRIPTION: MATLAB provides the tools for analyzing and visualizing medical images and for developing advanced imaging algorithms used in a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical applications.    Using MATLAB products you can read and write DICOM images, automate acquisition of images and video from imaging hardware, create custom visualizations for images... More »

Aug
05
4:00–5:30pm

DESCRIPTION: Researchers today confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more . Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: 1) powerful biology/medicine... More »

Aug
06
2:00–3:00pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS

Seats left: 8

Take an architectural history walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour traces the school's history from 1850s San Francisco to present-day Palo Alto, and highlights some of the artistic and design choices that have resulted in the school's current built environment. Tours begin at the flagpole between the... More »

Aug
07
1:00–4:00pm

DESCRIPTION: MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numerical computation. Using MATLAB, you can solve technical computing problems faster and easier than with traditional programming languages.    During this training session, we will introduce you to the powerful analysis and visualization capabilities available in the MATLAB.  We will... More »

Aug
08
10:00–11:30am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Chris Stave MLS

Seats left: 6

The first half of the class provides the basics of EndNote, i.e., creating libraries, adding and importing citations, creating groups and smart groups, and generating bibliographies. The second part of the class will focus on PDF importing and management, and customizing bibliography style files. Course Materials and Resources EndNote X7 2014 Online Training... More »

Aug
13
9:30–11:00am

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

Lauren Maggio, MS (LIS), MA

Seats left: 14

Discover the secrets of effective PubMed searching in this hands-on workshop. Attendees will learn how to use MeSH, Limits, Clinical Queries, Related Articles, My NCBI, and FindIt@Stanford to locate references, download full-text, and create current awareness profiles quickly and easily. Course Materials and Resources Class Handout: PubMed_July2012 (pdf) PubMed Tutorial (National Library of... More »

Aug
14
10:00–11:30am

Finding Funding

Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)

Seats left: 14

Learn how to find funding opportunities in a variety of resources, including specialized databases, the NIH website, and internal Stanford School of Medicine resources. Find support for fellowships, research, travel, career transitions, and more. Explore the Resource Management Group (RMG) website, which provides vital information about internal deadlines, budget information,... More »

Aug
20
10:00–11:30am

Data Mining with Entrez Direct

Jonathan Kans, Ph.D.

Seats left: 0

Entrez Direct (EDirect) is an advanced method for accessing the NCBI's set of interconnected databases (publication, sequence, structure, gene, variation, expression, etc.) from a UNIX terminal window. Functions take search terms from command-line arguments, and individual operations are combined to build multi-step queries. Record retrieval and formatting normally complete the... More »

Aug
21
12:00–1:30pm

DESCRIPTION: Researchers today confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more . Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: 1) powerful biology/medicine... More »

Sep
04
10:00–11:30am

Managing references, PDFs and bibliographies are a vital part of virtually every research project. Choosing the right tool, however, can be challenging. This hands-on workshop will introduce attendees to four reference/PDF/bibliography management tools, each with its own special advantages and disadvantages. Which is best for full-text downloading? Which is the... More »

Sep
09
10:00–11:30am

Clinical Research Toolkit

Chris Stave MLS

Seats left: 21

This workshop will showcase some of the less well-known, but increasingly important tools and databases available to members of the Stanford community. For most interdisciplinary research, PubMed and Google (or Google Scholar) lack the breadth and precision needed to guarantee a comprehensive literature review. Therefore, it’s critical that researchers consider... More »

Sep
10
2:00–3:00pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS

Seats left: 17

Take an architectural history walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour traces the school's history from 1850s San Francisco to present-day Palo Alto, and highlights some of the artistic and design choices that have resulted in the school's current built environment. Tours begin at the flagpole between the... More »

Sep
11
12:00–1:30pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Chris Stave MLS

Seats left: 17

The first half of the class provides the basics of EndNote, i.e., creating libraries, adding and importing citations, creating groups and smart groups, and generating bibliographies. The second part of the class will focus on PDF importing and management, and customizing bibliography style files. Course Materials and Resources EndNote X7 2014 Online Training... More »

Sep
16
10:00–11:30am

Most Google users type a few terms into the search box, click "Google Search" and hope for the best. This workshop will take you beyond the level of "optimistic amateur" and provide you with a core set of search techniques and a shiny toolkit of desktop utilities you'll find it... More »

A well-designed literature review is a critical part of any systematic review or meta-analysis. This presentation will expose you to the tools, strategies and expertise necessary for an efficient and comprehensive literature review. The session will cover elements of database selection; effective search strategy development in collaboration with a research... More »

Oct
08
2:00–3:00pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS

Seats left: 20

Take an architectural history walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour traces the school's history from 1850s San Francisco to present-day Palo Alto, and highlights some of the artistic and design choices that have resulted in the school's current built environment. Tours begin at the flagpole between the... More »

Nov
12
2:00–3:00pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS

Seats left: 20

Take an architectural history walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour traces the school's history from 1850s San Francisco to present-day Palo Alto, and highlights some of the artistic and design choices that have resulted in the school's current built environment. Tours begin at the flagpole between the... More »

Dec
10
2:00–3:00pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS

Seats left: 19

Take an architectural history walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour traces the school's history from 1850s San Francisco to present-day Palo Alto, and highlights some of the artistic and design choices that have resulted in the school's current built environment. Tours begin at the flagpole between the... More »

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