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Overview of SCINet Training opportunities

One of SCINet’s main objectives is training scientists in computational methods to empower agricultural research. We are doing this in several ways. We offer online and in-person trainings, support topic-specific working groups, and provide help, training, and tutorials for scientists.

Online trainings

SCINet is working to bring certified courses in Statistics machine learning and programming to through partnerships with online education vendors like Coursera and EdX. Information about those partnerships and information on courses you can start today can be found on this page.

The bioinformatics workbook

SCINet Sponsors the development of bioinformatics tutorials for the agency through a partnership with Iowa State. More information on these tutorials can be found here.

Tutorials

A number of other tutorials on varied topics like machine learning and geospatial analysis can be found here.

Workshops

SCINet also sponsors in-person workshops on specific topics. A list of those topics and links to workshop materials can be found here.

Data management

Resources on data management can be found here

Working groups

We provide resources to support domain-specific working groups. Information in these groups can be found here