The Department of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) offers several different crash courses and workshops to teach in-demand skills for research and education. Current offerings are:
June 11-12, 2018
The PI Crash Course is for postdocs and new PIs to learn fundamental leadership and management skills and tools needed for success in their lab.
June 14-15, 2018
The Open Source GIS Workshop will introduce participants to the fundamental concepts and techniques of data visualization and analysis using open source GIS programs.
June 21-22, 2018
The Epigenetics Boot Camp provides an overview of concepts, techniques, and hands-on data analysis methods utilized in human epigenetics studies.
JUNE 25-26, 2018
The Mendelian Randomization Boot Camp introduces participants to the concepts, techniques, packages, data sources, and data analysis methods needed to conduct mendelian randomization studies.
July 13-15 and July 20-22, 2018
The 40-hour RSO training, required for a NRC type C license, provides the skills needed to successfully implement a radiation protection program.
August 23-24, 2018
The Environmental Mixtures Workshop focuses on concepts and hands-on data analysis methods for pollutant mixtures in Environmental Epidemiology studies.
Location: All workshops take place on the Columbia University Medical Campus (CUMC), located approximately 20-25 minutes by subway north of Columbia University's main Morningside campus. Specific workshop location details and maps can be found on the respective workshop page above.
Transportation: Three subway trains are convenient to the CUMC campus: the 1, A, and C trains. We recommend you book your lodging convenient to one of these train lines if you plan to take public transportation.
Hotels: A list of hotels with Columbia-affiliated discounts can be found on this page. Some workshops have a Hotel Room Block set up. Details can be found on individual workshop pages.
NYC Surroundings: The city offers an array of activities and places to explore. More information can be found here.