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  • Python for the Life Sciences – A Gentle Introduction

    Summary This book will be used to learn Python in workshop settings. For Biologists, Life Scientists There are many books, even free books, with the objective to teach Python or other programming languages. I previously …

  • Free on-line Python, R, Data Science Programming Courses

    Free courses This new page lists professional courses available to UW-Madison personnel at LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com) and just requires a NetID. The page has been added on the new “Software Resources” top menu for …

  • PyMOL resources, books and references

    NOTE: this post becoming too long, its content is now moved and updated on the page: PyMOL Resoruces PyMOL resources Summary This post provides resources on PyMOL What is PyMOL and how to get it …

  • Chateaubriand STEM Fellowship

    Note: Updated November 30, 2022 Chateaubriand Fellowship The Chateaubriand Fellowship allows PhD students registered in an American university the opportunity to spend 4–9 months in France. The fellowship aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations or …

  • New classroom, computers, workshops

    New classroom, computers, workshops New Apple Macintosh M1 computers are ready for hosting new workshops in person again. Apple M1 Macintosh The classroom is now equipped with Macintosh mac-mini computers with the new M1 chip. …

  • R and Python workshops – Fall 2022

    Summary Check the Calendar listing for data analysis workshops links and registration forms. Below are workshop dates for SSCC, Madison chapter of Software Carpentry, and Steenbock Library series. Social Science Computing Cooperative (SSCC) The table …

  • Where is VirusWorld?

      Virusworld. was hosted since its inception at the Institute for Molecular Virology in 1993/1994 at the dawn of the World Wide Web and was retired on the first week of July 2022. I was …

  • Software Carpentry

    The Carpentries The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a Platinum Member Organization of the THE CARPENTRIES that comprise 3 communities: the Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry. There is a lot of enthusiasm around the …

  • Every academic should have an ORCID record

    ORCID: Open Research and Contributor ID I have a rather unique name and finding my publications in Pubmed is usually not very difficult, even though it is not 100% fail proof. An O.R.C.ID is a …

  • Course for Scientists for Effective and Engaging Scientific Communication Practices

    Scientists need to communicate The art of communication is often overlooked in a Scientist career, but it is becoming increasingly important that Scientists learn to communicate at different levels. Telling a story is a powerful …

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