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June 28
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

With Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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Seats left: 20
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks in 10 minutes Find out what researchers are saying about your articles with AltMetrics Tips for finding the "seminal" article(s) on a topic When to use other powerful Stanford databases on cost/economics, health policy, medical education, etc.  Best approaches to managing your references, PDFs, ... More
July 12
2017
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Concepts of Next Generation Sequencing

With Jin Billy  Li, PhD
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Seats left: 26
Next generation sequencing has become one of the most popular tools in biomedical research and commercial applications. In this lecture, we will first present a historical view of the next generation sequencing, and highlights the main interventions in different approaches. We will then focus on Illumina sequencing technology, which is ... More
July 12
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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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
July 13
2017
10:00 am – 11:15 am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 22
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. Evaluation Online Course Evaluation
July 18
2017
10:00 am – 11:15 am

PubMed:Basic to Advanced Techniques

With Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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Seats left: 10
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.
July 19
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 13
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
July 20
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

With Nicole Soares
Register
Seats left: 14
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks in 10 minutes Find out what researchers are saying about your articles with AltMetrics Tips for finding the "seminal" article(s) on a topic When to use other powerful Stanford databases on cost/economics, health policy, medical education, etc.  Best approaches to managing your references, PDFs, ... More
July 25
2017
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Analyzing and Visualizing Data with MATLAB

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Seats left: 66
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 ... More
July 25
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 20
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
July 25
2017
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bio-Medical Image Processing with MATLAB

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Seats left: 69
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
July 26
2017
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Practical Guide to RNA Sequencing

With Jin Billy  Li, PhD
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Seats left: 26
This lecture, following the “Concepts of Next Generation Sequencing”, can be standalone. In this lecture, we will focus on the principles of different RNA-seq preparations, such as polyA+, ribosomal RNA depletion, and strand-specific RNA-seq. We will discuss practical guidance and tips of making RNA-seq libraries. Computational analysis of the sequencing ... More
July 27
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

Getting to Know Stanford Medicine Box

With Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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Seats left: 18
 Stanford Medicine Box is a cloud storage solution for organizing files, documents, notes, and more, including resources that include personal health information. In this workshop, we will review Box’s user interface, approved add-on applications to integrate Box into your daily workflow (Box Sync and Box Edit), file formatting and sharing ... More
July 27
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 14
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
August 1
2017
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Fundamentals of Creating Figures with Illustrator Part 1

With Carlos Gutierrez Gonzalez  &  
With Dr. Katharine Ng
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Seats left: 96
Drawing figures can help your audience understand concepts that are important to you and, if your figure is well designed, it will get reused and spread your ideas even further. This lecture/demo/hands-on session will cover the workflow for creating reusable visual assets for a figure, and how to use various ... More
August 2
2017
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Fundamentals of Creating Figures with Illustrator Part 2

With Carlos Gutierrez Gonzalez  &  
With Dr. Katharine Ng
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Seats left: 86
Drawing figures can help your audience understand concepts that are important to you and, if your figure is well designed, it will get reused and spread your ideas even further. This lecture/demo/hands-on session will cover the workflow for creating reusable visual assets for a figure, and how to use various ... More
August 8
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
Register
Seats left: 24
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. Evaluation Online Course Evaluation
August 9
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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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
August 9
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Finding Funding

With Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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Seats left: 24
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
August 10
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Register
Seats left: 15
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks in 10 minutes Find out what researchers are saying about your articles with AltMetrics Tips for finding the "seminal" article(s) on a topic When to use other powerful Stanford databases on cost/economics, health policy, medical education, etc.  Best approaches to managing your references, PDFs, ... More
August 15
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

PubMed:Basic to Advanced Techniques

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Register
Seats left: 24
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.
August 17
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research

With Christopher Stave, MLS
Register
Seats left: 15
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
August 23
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

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

With Christopher Stave, MLS
Register
Seats left: 19
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
August 24
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Finding Funding

With Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
Register
Seats left: 13
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
September 6
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

Biomedical Research Toolkit

With Nicole Soares
Register
Seats left: 15
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks in 10 minutes Find out what researchers are saying about your articles with AltMetrics Tips for finding the "seminal" article(s) on a topic When to use other powerful Stanford databases on cost/economics, health policy, medical education, etc.  Best approaches to managing your references, PDFs, ... More
September 6
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Register
Seats left: 24
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. Evaluation Online Course Evaluation
September 13
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
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
September 13
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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

With Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
Register
Seats left: 20
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
October 11
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
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
November 8
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
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
December 13
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
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

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