Highlighted NIH Data Science Community Engagement Activities


The National Institutes of Health hosts and supports a rich variety of data science activities across the NIH campus as well as both nationally and internationally.  The following events are part of the ongoing data science community outreach activities sponsored by the NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science, BD2K, and other NIH Institutes and Centers.

The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science

The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science is a series of online lectures given by experts from across the country covering a range of diverse topics in data science. This course is an introductory overview that assumes no prior knowledge or understanding of data science. This lecture series is a joint effort between the BD2K Training Coordinating Center (BD2K TCC), the BD2K Centers Coordination Center (BD2K CCC), and the NIH Associate Director of Data Science. For the most up-to-date information about the series and to view archived presentations, go to: http://www.bigdatau.org/data-science-seminars.

The series will run every Friday, through May 19, 2017, from 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET | 9:00am - 10:00am PT.

All sessions will be streamed live and archived for on demand public viewing.

Please join our weekly meetings from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

If you prefer to use your phone, you can also dial in using the following information:
United States: +1 (914) 614-3221
Access Code: 736-335-403

View all archived videos on the BD2K TCC YouTube channel: 

For additional event information, contact Crystal Stewart.

2017: NIH Pi Day Celebration 3.14159

New Date and Location!
This year's Pi Day celebration was postponed due to inclement weather on March 14, 2017.
Events will now be held on May 18, 2017.

NIH invites you to participate in our 3rd annual celebration of Pi Day, on Thursday, May 18, 2017, with a day of events and activities celebrating the intersection between the quantitative and biomedical sciences. On Pi Day and every day, NIH recognizes the importance of building a diverse biomedical workforce with the quantitative skills required to tackle future challenges.

A full day of events includes a keynote lecture by our special guest, Dr. Bonnie Berger, Pi-Co Lightning Talks, Posters/Demos, and a workshop on Reproducible Research.

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This page last reviewed on September 17, 2018