Thu, Nov 04|
#BlackInCompBio Seminar Series: Jason Williams (CSHL)
The #BlackInCompBio Seminar Series provides a platform for Black scientists to share their science with our global community. Title: "Opening Doors: Preparing the Next Generation of Computational Biologists"
Time & Location
Nov 04, 2021, 1:00 PM EDT
About the Event
Title: "Opening Doors: Preparing the Next Generation of Computational Biologists"
Jason is Assistant Director, External Collaborations, at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s DNA Learning Center where he works to spread hands-on biology education internationally. As Education, Outreach, and Training lead for CyVerse – the U.S. National Cyberinfrastructure for Life Science – Jason provides training and support to scientists and educators, helping them leverage the most advanced tools and best methods for research and education in data-intensive biology. Jason organizes, instructs, and speaks at more than dozen bioinformatics workshops and conferences annually. Additionally, he serves on several committees and boards for projects that advance science and science education including his service on the Steering Committee of the Software Carpentry Foundation (Chair, 2016), and as an instructor for Software and Data Carpentry – organizations that center around scientists teaching scientists computational best practice. Jason is co-creator and Lead Instructor of "The Science Institute" at Yeshiva University High School for Girls.