Upcoming Events

Rob Mitra
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 12:00pm
Virtual
Rob Mitra, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Luis, Alvin Goldfarb Distinguished Professor of Computational Biology
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:00pm
Virtual
This virtual event will feature presentations by student team members from eight 2020-2021 Bass Connections project teams that are currently tackling research related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Please click on the MORE EVENT INFORMATION button below to see the full event schedule and register.Each... Read More »
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:00pm
Virtual
This virtual event will feature presentations by student team members from eight 2020-2021 Bass Connections project teams that are currently tackling research related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Please click on the MORE EVENT INFORMATION button below to see the full event schedule and register.Each... Read More »
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:45pm
Virtual
This virtual event will feature presentations by student team members from eight 2020-2021 Bass Connections project teams that are currently tackling research related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Please click on the MORE EVENT INFORMATION button below to see the full event schedule and register.Each... Read More »
Chris Bail
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00pm
Virtual
In this seminar, we will learn how to collect data using Application Programming Interfaces. This lecture will introduce key concepts such as credentialing and rate limiting, and provide an example of how to collect data from Twitter. The seminar will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of using... Read More »
Daniel Reker
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 12:00pm
Virtual
Daniel Reker, Assistant Professor, Duke University, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Chris Bail
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
None
This seminar will provide an introduction to text analysis. Text-based data abounds on social media platforms, digital archives, and elsewhere, but it poses numerous challenges for modeling because it is highly unstructured. We will discuss basic concepts in text analysis (e.g. tokenization, n-... Read More »
Ethan Garner
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 12:00pm
Virtual
Ethan Garner, Harvard University, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Robert Patro
Monday, March 22, 2021 - 12:00pm
Virtual
Robert Patro, University of Maryland College Park, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
Sarah Rispin Sedlak and Akshay Bareja
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 12:00pm
Virtual
Recommendation systems-such as the algorithms powering Netflix, suggesting jobs to apply for, and curating Facebook feeds-are powerful tools that can help users navigate an overwhelming array of choices. However, these systems can have negative side effects if left unchecked. In this vLE, we will... Read More »

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