Summer 2024 Workshop

Students touring HWI.

Students in the workshop tour facilities at the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI)

Summer 2024 Workshop Details:

Dates:  June 27 - July 3, 2024

Times: 9:30am - 3:30pm daily

Students MUST be able to commit to attend each day of the workshop. 

Cost:  There is no cost to participate in the workshop and lunch is provided daily. 

University at Buffalo - Center for Computational Research
701 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203

Topics:  Bioinformatics, genome sequencing, high performance computing

Participating students will have hands-on experience sequencing bacterial DNA from local water samples, and performing bioinformatic data analysis using computer programming and AI.  Students will also spend time talking with computer science and data professionals and touring locations on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Schedule: Coming soon

2024 Workshop Faculty & Staff Leaders:

Dr. E. Bruce Pitman - Workshop Director; Professor, Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI)

Dr. Stephen Koury - Research Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Jonathan Bard - Associate Director of Bioinformatics, UB Genomics Core

Sandra Small, PhD - Genome, Environment, and Microbiome Education Coordinator

Dr. Matthew Jones - CCR Director, Lead Computational Scientist

Adrian Levesque - CCR Industry Engagement & Visualization

Application for 2024 Workshop:

Workshop application deadline is May 1, 2024.  Applications are now open!