Posts Tagged "R"



Should I learn Python or R or both?

To a biologist or biomedical scientist starting out in Data Science, it may seem as if these two languages are interchangeable, and for some functionalities they are.  However, there are clear distinctions between them too, and the answer is “it depends on what you’re trying to do”.   Python is based on C, it is a software development language which is deep and huge and intuitive.  It is easier to learn than many other languages,...

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Data Carpentry Genomics with R Workshop 2/22 & 23/2016

This two-day workshop, jointly hosted by the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the Center for Computational Science (CCS), will help scientists who are currently using tools like spreadsheets to start writing small programs to analyze their data in traceable, reproducible ways. The format is a mix of short seminars and hands-on practical exercises, participants are encouraged to help one another, and to try...

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2-Day Software Carpentry (R) Workshop  3/14-15/2016

The Workshop is now at capacity and registration has been closed. Brought to you by the Center for Computational Science, the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the Graduate School, this 2-day workshop will provide you with the basic computing skills and best practices needed to be productive in a small research team. The format is a mixture of short seminars and hands-on practical exercises, and participants are...

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First “Lunch-bytes” Seminar at RSMAS, Wednesday 10/14/2015

We are happy to announce the first seminar as part of the Lunch-bytes Seminar Series this semester at RSMAS. Lunch-bytes were a series of informal seminars that existed from 2010 to 2012, with a focus on various computing topics. Lunch-bytes aims to provide an informal forum for RSMAS students, researchers, and faculty to discuss and exchange knowledge on various computational tools, techniques, and programming languages. In this...

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Software Carpentry Workshop in R, 11/19 & 20/2015

Registration Now Closed . . . This two-day workshop, jointly hosted by the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the Center for Computational Science (CCS), will provide you with the basic computing skills and best practices needed to be productive in a small research team. The format is a mixture of short seminars and hands-on practical exercises, and participants are encouraged to help one another, and to try...

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