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December 2017

Workshop: Omics Training

December 1 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ABS Seminar Room 3270, Level 3, H70 ABS Building
University of Sydney, Darlington Campus, NSW 2006 Australia

Run by Intersect Australia This training will cover “Bacterial Genomics” using the Galaxy Platform, which is an open, web-based analysis and workflow platform designed for biologists to analyse their own data and can be used to run a variety of bioinformatics tools. Specifically, the training course will include: How to use the Galaxy bioinformatics platform Bacterial genome assembly and annotation Bacterial variant calling Galaxy workflows CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Workshop: Regular Expressions on Command

December 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
CT306, Callaghan Campus
UON, NSW 2083 Australia

Run by Intersect Australia Why do this course? Would you like to use regular expressions with the classic command line utilities find, grep, sed and awk? These venerable Unix utilities allow you to search, filter and transform large amounts of text (including many common data formats) efficiently and repeatably. You'll learn how to use: find to locate files and directories matching regexes. grep to filter lines in files based on pattern matches. sed to find and replace using regular expressions and captures. awk to work with row- and column-oriented…

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Workshop: Cleaning & Exploring Data with Open Refine

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
CT306, Callaghan Campus
UON, NSW 2083 Australia

Run by Intersect Australia Why do this course? Do you have messy data from multiple inconsistent sources, or open-responses to questionnaires? Do you want to improve the quality of your data by refining it and using the power of the internet? Open Refine is the perfect partner to Excel. It is a powerful, free tool for exploring, normalising and cleaning datasets, and extending data by accessing the internet through APIs. In this course we'll work through the various features of…

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Workshop: Introduction to Programming with Python

December 5 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
CT306, Callaghan Campus
UON, NSW 2083 Australia

Run by Intersect Australia Why do this course? Python has deservedly become a popular language for scientific computing. It has all the friendly features and conveniences you'd expect of a modern programming language. And it boasts a rich set of libraries for working with data. We teach using Jupyter notebooks, which allow program code, results, visualisations and documentation to be blended seamlessly. Perfect for sharing insights with others while producing reproducible research. Join us for this live coding workshop where…

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Workshop: Excel for Researchers

December 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
CT306, Callaghan Campus
UON, NSW 2083 Australia

Run by Intersect Australia Why do this course? Data rarely comes in the form you require. Often it is messy. Sometimes it is incomplete. And sometimes there's too much of it. Frequently, it has errors. We'll use one of the most widespread data wrangling tools, Microsoft Excel, to import, sort, filter, copy, protect, transform, summarise, merge, and visualise research data. While aimed at novice Excel users, most attendees will walk away with new tricks to work more efficiently with their…

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Workshop: Building an App – The Basics

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
X202, NeW Space
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia

Run by Intersect Australia Are you considering building an app to support your research? Do you know if you actually need an app? Are you in need of a basic overview of the software development process? This presentation is designed for researchers interested in building an app but who aren’t sure where to start. It will provide you with an overview of the software development lifecycle and provide some key considerations and guidance on how to achieve an outcome. The session will also provide real examples of researchers who…

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