### Tutorial Calendar

# NIMBioS Upcoming Tutorials

## Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics

NIMBioS will host a tutorial Aug 4-9, 2014:
*Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics*, co-sponsored by the
National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)
and the American Society of Naturalists.
The application process is now closed.
For more information about the tutorial,
click here.

# NIMBioS Past Tutorials

## A BioQUEST Workshop at NIMBioS - Biology by Numbers: Bringing Math to the High School Biology Classroom

NIMBioS hosted a BioQUEST workshop/tutorial July 23-25, 2014 -
*Biology by Numbers: Bringing Math to the High School Biology Classroom*.

## Algebraic and Discrete Biological Models for Undergraduate Courses

NIMBioS sponsored a tutorial June 18-20, 2014:
*Algebraic and Discrete Biological Models for Undergraduate Courses*.

## Computing in the Cloud

NIMBioS sponsored a tutorial April 6-8, 2014:
*Computing in the Cloud: What Every Computational Life Scientist Should Know*.

## Parameter Estimation for Dynamic Biological Models

NIMBioS sponsored a tutorial May 19-21, 2014:
*Parameter Estimation for Dynamic Biological Models*.
This tutorial was designed for biologists interested in doing statistics with more complex non-linear models of their data and for mathematicians interested in learning how to apply their modeling skills to the unique demands of real dynamic biological data.

## Mathematical Modeling for the Cell Biology Researcher and Educator

NIMBioS sponsored a tutorial April 8-10, 2013: *Mathematical Modeling for the Cell Biology Researcher and Educator*
designed to introduce and teach participants how to use computational resources for mathematical modeling and simulation of kinetic networks and networks in a spatial context.

## Using Bioinformatics Data and Tools to Engage Students in Problem Solving: A Curriculum Development Workshop

NIMBioS and Scalable Computing and Leading Edge Innovate Technologies (SCALE-IT) co-sponsored a workshop/tutorial Jan 7-10, 2013: *Using Bioinformatics Data and Tools to Engage Students in Problem Solving: A Curriculum Development Workshop*. The tutorial was co-presented by BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium and European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI).

## Curriculum Development Faculty Workshop

NIMBioS and Scalable Computing and Leading Edge Innovate Technologies (SCALE-IT) co-sponsored a
*Curriculum Development Faculty Workshop/Tutorial*,
January 12-14, 2012, at NIMBioS,
designed to support participants in the development of problem-based interdisciplinary computational biology courses in a curriculum that integrates cyber-learning strategies and data intensive activities into the classroom.

## Multi-cell, Multi-scale Modeling

NIMBioS hosted a tutorial on *Multi-cell, Multi-scale Modeling*, May 18-21, 2011, at NIMBioS.
This tutorial introduced and taught a novel, state-of-the-art approach to multi-cell multi-scale modeling using the Glazier-Graner-Hogeweg (GGH) and reaction kinetics network models and the CompuCell3D (CC3D) and Systems Biology Markup Language (SBML) simulation environments.

## Migration from the Desktop: HPC application of R and other codes for biological research

NIMBioS hosted a tutorial on *Migration from the Desktop: HPC application of R and other codes for biological research*, May 9-11, 2011, at NIMBioS.
The goal of this workshop was to introduce participants to the skills, strategies, and techniques necessary for them to make the jump from desktop computing to HPC environments.

## Stochastic Modeling in Biology

NIMBioS hosted a tutorial on *Stochastic Modeling in Biology*, March 16-18, 2011, at NIMBioS. This tutorial was designed to
introduce selected topics in stochastic modeling with an emphasis on biological applications.

## Fast, Free Phylogenies: HPC for Phylogenetics

NIMBioS hosted a tutorial on *High Performance Computing for Phylogenetics*, Oct. 13-15, 2010, at NIMBioS. This tutorial was designed to teach participants how to use TeraGrid, the CIPRES Portal, the iPlant Discovery environment, university clusters, and other typically free HPC resources for phylogenetic analysis.

## Graph Theory and Biological Networks

NIMBioS hosted a tutorial on *Graph Theory and Biological Networks* August 16-18, 2010, at NIMBioS.
This tutorial was designed to teach participants how graph theory can inform their understanding of many common biological patterns that are graphs.

## Computational Biology Curriculum Development

NIMBioS hosted a tutorial on *Computational Biology Curriculum Development* July 6-9, 2010, at NIMBioS. This tutorial focused on strategies for including computational biology and cyber-learning in the development of interdisciplinary modules for teaching undergraduate biology.

## Optimization for Biologists

NIMBioS hosted a tutorial on *Optimal Control and Optimization for Biologists* Dec. 15-17, 2009, at NIMBioS. The tutorial introduced selected topics in optimal control and optimization with an emphasis on biological applications and included lectures and interactive computer lab sessions.

## Training the Trainers

NIMBioS hosted a tutorial on *High-Performance Computing for Computational Science Professionals Collaborating with Biologists* March 16-18, 2009.