BioHPC Spring 2017 Training Sessions

BICF/BioHPC Courses

BICF/BioHPC training sessions will take place each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in seminar room NL06.215, unless otherwise noted below. Visit the BioHPC portal for a full listing of dates and presenters.

Spring 2017 Training Sessions

1/4/2017

Introduction to BioHPC

 New User Training

1/11/2017

Using the SLURM Job Scheduler - Fundamentals of running computational jobs efficiently on the BioHPC cluster; Will cover serial and parallel jobs of various types

 General Computing Topics

1/18/2017

Linux Command Line Basics - Introduction to the Linux command line, basic tools and shell scripting

 Computer Science Topics

1/25/2017

User Showcase - Ranganathan group, web-based Psyca

 User Showcase

*NOTE: This training will be held in NL12.125.

2/1/2017

Introduction to BioHPC

 New User Training

*NOTE: This training will be held in NL12.125.

2/8/2017

Using BioHPC Thin Clients & Workstations - An introduction to the capabilities and usage of BioHPC thin-client and workstation machines

 General Computing Topics

2/15/2017

Keep Big Projects Under Control - High level discussion of strategies for software development, e.g., defensive programming, writing reusable/readable code, etc.

 Computer Science Topics

2/22/2017

User Showcase - astrocyte BICF workflow RNA-Seq analysis

 User Showcase

3/1/2017

Introduction to BioHPC

 New User Training

3/8/2017

BioHPC Cloud Storage & Backup - Fundamentals of BioHPC storage; How to access, transfer and share data using the web and other methods; Workflows for core facilities / data generating instruments; Detailed explanation of backup arrangements

 General Computing Topics

3/15/2017

Monitoring and Troubleshooting on BioHPC - Understanding the performance of your job; Introduce tools to help users monitor resource usage; General troubleshooting including software, Linux system, resource management, etc.

 Computer Science Topics

3/22/2017

User Showcase - BICF/QBRC lung and kidney cancer explorer

 User Showcase

3/29/2017

No training session

 

4/5/2017

Introduction to BioHPC

 New User Training

4/12/2017

Git on BioHPC - Introduction to basic Git version control workflows and the BioHPC Git service (Please note follow-up session on 7/19/2017.)

 General Computing Topics

4/19/2017

File Sharing Solutions - Introduce new BioHPC FTP and Cloud services (This session will be useful if you plan to attend the UCSC genome browser session on 9/27/2016.)

 Computer Science Topics

4/26/2017

User Showcase - Electron microscopy core facility pipeline

 User Showcase

5/3/2017

Introduction to BioHPC

 New User Training

5/10/2017

Visualization on BioHPC - An overview of the visualization software and workflows available on the BioHPC cluster; convering visualization of extremely large data and integration into data analysis workflows

 General Computing Topics

5/17/2017

Parallel Programming in Matlab on BioHPC (MDCS and parallel tool box) - Speed up your Matlab analyses using parallel methods to execute code across the BioHPC cluster

 Computer Science Topics

5/24/2017

User Showcase - astrocyte BICF workflow mutations analysis

 User Showcase

5/31/2017

No training session

 

6/7/2017

Introduction to BioHPC

 New User Training

6/14/2017

Job Runner/Parameter Explorer - New platform release

 General Computing Topics

6/21/2017

Database System Design - From Excel to MySql 

 Computer Science Topics

6/28/2017

User Showcase - Danuser group

 User Showcase