We offer 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 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 the concepts, techniques, pacakages, data sources, and data analysis methods needed to conduct MR 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 health 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. The Edge Hotel is the closest hotel to the CUMC campus (5-minute walk to Mailman School of Public Health) and offers a discounted rate when workshop participants call the hotel main number (212) 543-0005 and inquire about the Columbia rate when making a reservation.
NYC Surroundings: The city offers an array of activities and places to explore. More information can be found here.