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CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Penn State University has established a new program to train graduate students to apply data science to biomedical sciences, including genomics.

Called Biomedical Big Data to Knowledge Training Program, or B2D2K, the program pairs Penn State students with university biomedical researchers, professionals from the Danville, Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Genomic Medicine Institute, and data scientists from around the Keystone State. It began for the spring semester with six students in a variety of disciplines.

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May
07
Sponsored by
Agilent

This webinar will discuss the implementation of an enterprise-wide clinical genomics platform that is shared across 10 hospitals and research organizations in the Australian State of Victoria.

Jun
17
Sponsored by
Illumina

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