Summer

Analyzing Genomic Data: Keeping the Patient in Mind

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2022

Join us for this IN-PERSON Nanocourse!
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As researchers, it is important to keep in mind the clinical relevance of our work. In these sessions, participants will work together in small groups to analyze genomic research data utilizing publicly available online tools. This nano-...

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Public Health 101 Series: Introduction to Public Health

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2021

Course Description

Public Health is an inherently multidisciplinary field, drawing on skills and knowledge across the biological, quantitative, and social sciences. The aim of this nancourse is to introduce students, researchers, and healthcare providers to public health as a field of research and as an approach to framing and addressing health challenges. Through lectures and small group experiential learning, students in this nanocourse will gain a...

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Light-Sheet Microscopy for Neuroscientists

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2020

Course Directors: Aurelien Begue, PhD (HMS) and Jason DeBruyne, PhD (MSM)

Course Description: Fluorescent light-sheet microscopy is a versatile microscopy technique that has diverse applications to neuroscience research and offers many advantages to other imaging methods. This nanocourse, offered as part of the MAHPING collaboration between Harvard Medical School and Morehouse School of Medicine, will introduce neuroscientists who have little or no experience with light-...

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Arduino for Biologists: Building scientific instruments using Arduino

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2020

Director: John Assad

Instructors: Ofer Mazor, Pavel Gorelik, Brett Graham

Course description:

The Arduino is a powerful and inexpensive digital microcontrollers that can be used to develop custom lab instruments. Many tasks that used to require a PC or expensive hardware can be put together with an Arduino and tens of dollars worth of parts. Developing microcontroller-based tools allows researchers to automate and scale up aspects of their research that were previously unfeasible.

This nanocourse will cover the basics of programming an...

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Analyzing Genomic Research Data: Keeping the patient in mind

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2020

As researchers, it is important to keep in mind the clinical relevance of our work. In these sessions, participants will work together in small groups to analyze genomic research data utilizing publicly available online tools. This nanocourse will give participants a sense of how research is linked with the clinical aspect and how researchers can incoporate patient data into their own research. Throughout the sessions, participants will also learn about research and clinical careers that they may be interested in pursuing. 

Learning Objectives...

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