Educational Webinar Series

In this free webinar series FAES faculty expand on topics they teach in their FAES courses.

Advancing Understanding of Translational Science
January 11, 2022 at 12pm (EST)
RSVP by January 10, 2022

Jessica M. Faupel-Badger, Ph.D., M.P.H., Chief, Office of Policy, Communications and Education, Education Branch, NCATS (MEDI 501, MEDI 502)
Lameese D. Akacem, Ph.D., AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow (Health Scientist), Office of Policy, Communications and Education, Education Branch, NCATS (MEDI 501, MEDI 502)

Call: (301) 496-7976

Closed captioning and sign language interpretation are not available.

Past Lectures

R vs Python: A Comparative Overview -choosing a first coding language-
August 11, 2021

Amanda Kowalczyk, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pittsburgh Department of Computational and Systems Biology (STAT 101, STAT 515)

Dr. Amanda Kowalczyk recently earned her PhD in computational biology with a genomics specialization from the University of Pittsburgh under advisement from Drs. Maria Chikina and Nathan Clark. She is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Clark and Chikina labs prior to transitioning to a postdoctoral fellow position at Carnegie Mellon University supported by its Neuroscience Institute under co-advisement of Drs. Andreas Pfenning and Alison Barth. Dr. Kowalczyk has spent most of her research career building and using computational tools to analyze genomic data, with authorship on papers published in Science, eLife, MBE, and Bioinformatics. Outside of her research, she greatly enjoys teaching a variety of topics related to coding, statistics, and genomics.

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