Past Classes

May
2020

A Brief Introduction to Data Sharing (via Zoom)

Researchers are increasingly expected to make their data and other research products available to others. This workshop will provide an introduction to research data sharing- from different models of sharing (ie. open sharing vs. controlled access) to the variety of tools available to Stanford affiliates who want or need to ... All course content
March
2016

Automating Tasks with the UNIX Shell - Archive

The UNIX shell is a great tool for automating tasks. This workshop will walk you through an example of how to divide up a particular task into its component parts, use shell programs to complete those individual tasks, string together those individual tasks, and then run the entire workflow using ... All course content
July
2017

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

This 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 ... All course content
August
2018

Introduction to Bayesian Analysis Using STATA

Bayesian analysis has become a popular tool for many statistical applications.  Yet many data analysts have little training in the theory of Bayesian analysis and software used to fit Bayesian models.  This talk will provide an intuitive introduction to the concepts of Bayesian analysis and demonstrate how to fit Bayesian ... All course content
August
2012

Introduction to R Programming Part 1

This is a two-part series of workshops on "R" programming sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Lane Medical Library. Part I: Dr. Ruau will help troubleshoot problems w/ installation of R on your laptops. By the end of parts I and II, participants will be able to: Interact with R using ... All course content
August
2012

Introduction to R Programming Part 2

This is a two-part series of workshops on "R" programming sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Lane Medical Library By the end of parts I and II, participants will be able to: Interact with R using commands passed through the console. Import and export data in various formats and transform those ... All course content
February
2019

Introduction to Research Data Management

 Your research data is important. In this session we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ... All course content
October
2019

Introduction to Research Data Management

Your research data is important. In this session we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ... All course content
December
2019

Introduction to Research Data Management

Your research data is important. In this session we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ... All course content
January
2020

Introduction to Research Data Management

Your research data is important. In this session we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ... All course content
April
2020

Introduction to Research Data Management (via Zoom)

Your research data is important. In this session we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ... All course content
March
2020

Introduction to Research Data Management (via Zoom)

Your research data is important. In this session we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ... All course content
June
2020

Introduction to Research Data Management (via Zoom)

Your research data is important. In this session we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ... All course content
October
2017

MATLAB: Plotting Publication-ready Figures - Scripts and Tricks from a Stanford Biosciences Postdoc

MATLAB is an incredible tool for analyzing data and generating figures, and it has lots of fans here at the Stanford School of Medicine. Carolina Tropini, a Stanford postdoc in the Sonnenburg Lab, will present a talk on some helpful MATLAB scripts, tips and tricks related to making clear and consistent figures ... All course content
May
2020

Quick Tips for Locating COVID 19 Related Research (via Zoom)

The recent surge in demand for COVID-related research has paralleled an equally remarkable growth in COVID-related web resources. This workshop will provide attendees with the tools and search strategies necessary to 1) effectively utilize a core set of high-impact databases and search engines; 2) download and organize search results with ... All course content
May
2020

Tips to evaluate and combat online health misinformation (via Zoom)

There is a lot of medical misinformation on the internet. This half-hour workshop will discuss different schemes to evaluate online health information systematically. Please note: This class will be held via Zoom. The instructor will send the Zoom link 24 hours before the session. All course content