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Bio-Trac Webinar Series: R – Harnessing the Power of the Tidyverse

May 1 @ 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

Sponsored by
Montgomery College
Bioscience Education Center

The Bio-Trac’s webinar series continues next Thursday, May 7th (12:15-12:45EST) with “R – Harnessing the Power of the Tidyverse” by Dr. Allissa Dillman (NIH/CIT). This live walk through presentation will demonstrate the ability to generate multiple plots with a few simple commands in R. These webinars are open to the scientific community but registration is required.

About the Instructor:
Allissa Dillman, Ph.D.
Dr. Allissa Dillman received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the graduate partnership program between NIH and the Karolinska Institutet. She studied gene expression regulation, splicing and RNA editing in development and disease. Her specific interest in RNA modifications include base pair mapping in the transcriptome and their potential biological function. In 2015, she joined the National Cancer Institute for her postdoctoral work where she studies epigenetic regulation of splicing and the identification and biological function of novel RNA modifications. Throughout her scientific career she has contributed to more than 30 scientific publications and participates in mentorship and teaching of both bioinformatics and RNA biology. Dr. Dillman has participated as a team lead for RNA related projects in multiple hackathons at the NIH.

About the Bio-Trac Thursday Seminar Series:
This series of twenty-five minute live webinars feature experts, active research scientists who participate in the hands-on Bio-Trac training workshops, presenting on relevant topics related to their field of expertise.