Sunday, April 29, 2018

BISC Awards 2018

Honors Luncheon Program Pages 1 and 6

Honors Luncheon Program Pages 2 and 5

Honors Luncheon Program Page 3

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Honors Luncheon Program Page 4

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Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists Now Accepting Entries

Who will be the next winner of Science and SciLifeLab’s Prize for Young Scientists? 

The Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists is now open for entries! This is the sixth year that Science and SciLifeLab will present this award, which offers four recent PhD graduates a life-changing opportunity.

Recent doctoral graduates in the life sciences may submit a 1000-word essay based on their thesis work. Four winners — in the categories of Cell and Molecular Biology,
Ecology and Environment, Genomics and Proteomics and Translational Medicine — will be selected for this international award. Make sure your recent PhD graduate doesn’t miss out on this opportunity!

Application deadline: July 15th, 2018

The winners will:
Have their essay published by Science
Receive up to 30,000 USD in prize money
Be honored in Stockholm, Sweden in December

[Bioinformatics Lunch Series] NGS Data Analysis with Partek Flow, May 4 2018

The USC Libraries Bioinformatics Service is pleased to present a four-workshop series on next generation sequencing (NGS) studies, addressing key issues from experiment design to functional interpretation of NGS results. 

NGS Workshop #2-- “NGS Data Analysis with Partek Flow”

Featuring live-demos of Partek Flow and a primary focus on RNA-Seq workflow, this workshop covers the following topics:
University-wide access of bioinformatics computing for NGS data analysis
Essential guide to RNA-seq workflow
Quick overview of Partek Flow’s other data analysis workflows for:
Single-cell RNA-seq

Time                      Noon - 1 pm, Friday, May 4th
1. Health Science Campus
West Conference Room, Norris Medical Library
2. University Park Campus (via livestreaming)
Learning Center, Wilson Dental Library (DEN21)

Lunch will be provided at both locations.  Link to the livestreaming for private viewing is also available. 
Sign up is mandatory:  

Upcoming NGS study workshops:
#3 (May 15th)—Making sense of RNA-Seq data Part 1—Downstream effect analysis (pathways, diseases etc.)
#4 (June 7th)—Making sense of RNA-Seq data Part 2—Upstream regulation analysis (transcription factors etc.)

This workshop is part of the ongoing Bioinformatics Lunch Series, funded by USC Libraries Dean’s Challenge Grant.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

USC Libraries Bioinformatics Service