General Information

This year's CSI will provide our postdocs and graduate theme participants with hands-on instruction in open source tools for collaborative coding and data management, analysis, visualization, and dissemination with a focus on using SESYNC infrastructure. The goals of the workshop are to learn new skills, advance work on team projects, and get familiar with our CI.

Updates will be posted to this website as they become available.

Instructors: Kelly Hondula, Philippe Marchand, Mary Shelley, Mike Smorul

Assistants: Nick Magliocca

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop.</strong>

Contact: Please email for questions and information not covered here.


Teaching Materials</a>

Acknowledgements & Support

Portions of the instructional materials are adopted from Data Carpentry and Software Carpentry. The structure of the curriculum as well as the teaching style are informed by Software Carpentry.

Schedule (tentative)

We'll have coffee and snack breaks at 10:30am and 3:30pm daily.

SESYNC is providing lunch on site; attendees are responsible for their own breakfast and dinner arrangements (we can make recommendations)

Monday 9:00am Welcome and overview of SESYNC CI
9:15 R and how to use RStudio Server
10:30 Break
10:45 Intro to relational databases and SQL (from within R)
12:30pm Lunch
1:30 Intro to git and gitlab and data munging with tidyr and plyr
3:30 Break
4:00 ggplot, wrap up/Q&A
5:00 Reception (informal with snacks, tasty beverages, etc.)
Tuesday 9:00amTools for disseminating results, code, and data (including R Shiny)
10:30 Break
10:45 Consulting/hacking
12:30pm Lunch
1:30 Attendee choice: submitting jobs to the cluster OR geo data with R
3:30 Break
3:45 Consulting/hackng
Wednesday 9:00am Consulting/Hacking/Additional instruction as desired