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Tutorial Calendar

NIMBioS Upcoming Tutorials

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

NIMBioS will host a BioQUEST workshop/tutorial Jul 23-25, 2014 - Biology by Numbers: Bringing Math to the High School Biology Classroom. The application process is now closed. For more information about the tutorial, click here.

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

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.