Spring 2024 PreMiEr Educational Workshops

PreMiEr is excited to offer the following workshops and educational activities to faculty and scholars within the ERC. These workshops are offered by PreMiEr faculty through the Engineering Workforce Development (EWD) foundation of PreMiEr, or in partnership with external collaborators.

Statistics Workshops

The following series of six workshops are part of the Quantitative Methods in HIV/AIDS workshop series that is offered to PreMiEr members in partnership with the Duke Center for AIDS research (funded through a NIH R25 Research Education Program).

Participants in this series must register for all six workshops through this link by Monday, January 15, 2024. Note that PreMiEr is not responsible for confirming this registration or other details of this series. The workshops will be held in 214 Hock Plaza at Duke University, and are open to non-Duke participants. Prior knowledge of R is required.

Statistics Workshops (Jan 22 - Feb 26)

For more information, visit this page.

Day 1 Breakdown of an Experiment Monday, Jan 22 1 – 4 PM 214 Hock Plaza
Day 2 Probability, Distributions, and Confidence Intervals Monday, Jan 29 1 – 4 PM 214 Hock Plaza
Day 3 Hypothesis Testing and Power/Sample Size Monday, Feb 5 1 – 4 PM 214 Hock Plaza
Day 4 Linear regression, categorical predictors, interaction effect Monday, Feb 12 1 – 4 PM 214 Hock Plaza
Day 5 Logistic regression and classification models Monday, Feb 19 1 – 4 PM 214 Hock Plaza
Day 6 High-dimensional predictive models, cross-validation Monday, Feb 26 1 – 4 PM 214 Hock Plaza

PreMiEr Workshops

The following workshops are available to PreMiEr faculty and scholars, and may be registered for individually. Please use this link to register for these workshops.

Unless otherwise noted, workshops will be held from 1 – 4 pm on the dates indicated. Registration closes at 11:59 pm on the date indicated.

Introduction to High-Throughput Sequencing (March 4th)

Taught hybrid by Dr. Joshua Granek of Duke University. Registration for this workshop closes February 26th, 2024. Registered participants will receive an email with information about the course.

Amplicon Bioinformatic and Statistical Analysis (March 18th)

Taught hybrid by Dr. Joshua Granek of Duke University. Registration for this workshop closes March 11th, 2024. Registered participants will receive an email with information about the course.

Phylogeny (March 25th)

Taught hybrid by Dr. Alex Dornburg of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Registration for this workshop closes March 18th, 2024. Registered participants will receive an email with information about the course.

Sequence classification methods for shotgun metagenomics (April 1st)

Taught hybrid by faculty of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Registration for this workshop closes March 25th, 2024. Registered participants will receive an email with information about the course.

Statistics for shotgun metagenomics (April 8th)

Taught hybrid by faculty members of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Registration for this workshop closes April 1st, 2024. Registered participants will receive an email with information about the course.

Beyond shotgun: Hi-C metagenomics workflow (April 15th)

Taught hybrid by faculty from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Registration for this workshop closes April 8th, 2024. Registered participants will receive an email with information about the course.