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May 4
2016
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) Hands-on Training

With Dr. Devendra  Mistry
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Seats left: 0
hands-on training session will mainly focus on biological interpretation of expression data (including RNA-seq). Using IPA you will learn how to rapidly understand: Pathway involvement and change Effected  biological processes Causal regulators  and their directional effect on genes functions and diseases across multiple time points or doses You will learn to explore IPA's... More
May 10
2016
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

GeneSpring Analyses Workshop (lecture)

With Dr. Shweta Shukradas
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GX provides powerful, workflow driven statistical tools for intuitive visualization and data analysis. Designed specifically for the needs of Biologists, GeneSpring offers an interactive computing environment that promotes investigation and enables understanding of data within a biological context. GeneSpring GX has dedicated workflows for variety of data types including... More
May 11
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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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
May 12
2016
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hands on training to get biologically relevant information using GeneSpring GX and Pathway Architect software

With Dr. Shweta Shukradas
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Seats left: 17
GX provides powerful, workflow driven statistical tools for intuitive visualization and data analysis. Designed specifically for the needs of Biologists, GeneSpring offers an interactive computing environment that promotes investigation and enables understanding of data within a biological context. GeneSpring GX has dedicated workflows for variety of data types including... More
May 17
2016
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Data Visualization Techniques in 60 Minutes: Choose the Right Visual for Your Dataset

With Natalie Telis
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Seats left: 3
presentation/demo will give an overview of multiple data visualization tools and techniques for displaying data of many types. Data visualization is a crucial part of science communication, presentation quality, and generating impact – learn more what your options are! Objectives: Choose between interactive and non-interactive frameworks, as well as programming-based and... More
May 19
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

With Jamie Gray, MLS
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Seats left: 24
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 (pdf) PubMed Tutorial (National Library of... More
May 24
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Anamika Megwalu
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Seats left: 21
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 X7.3 2015 Online Training... More
May 24
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Get Started Visualizing Data with D3 (Data Drive Documents)

With Natalie Telis
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course will introduce you to web-compatible data visualization and design using the d3.js library for data-driven web documents. d3.js allows you to create interactive, rich visuals for web media and presentation. d3 has been used for countless high-impact visualization projects. OBJECTIVES: Replicate an existing visualization. Develop visuals to effectively display your biomedical... More
June 7
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

With Anamika Megwalu
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Seats left: 12
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
June 8
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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Seats left: 14
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
June 8
2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 15
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
June 15
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 24
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 X7.3 2015 Online Training... More
June 15
2016
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hands-on Training for HGMD, Proteome & TRANSFAC

With Dr. Devendra  Mistry
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Seats left: 82
Human Genetic Mutation Database (HGMD) provides data on human inherited disease mutations, enabling quick access to both single mutation queries and advanced search applications giving you insight into the genetic causes for a disease.  Objectives browse mutations by chromosome search all mutations limited to a particular disease and drill into the underlying... More
June 21
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

With Anamika Megwalu
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Seats left: 21
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(pdf) PubMed Tutorial (National Library of ... More
June 23
2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Systematic Reviews: Literature Database Selection, Search Strategies & Reference Management

With Jamie Gray, MLS
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Seats left: 7
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
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