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School and Program Updates

School and Program Updates

Columbia: Skills for Health and Research Professionals (SHARP) Training Program Announces Summer 2020 Trainings and West Coast Location

The Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health continues to expand its popular summer boot camps on the hottest research and education topics for trainees and investigators at all career stages and from any institution. This summer, the Skills for Health and Research Professionals (SHARP) Training Program will offer 16 trainings on either the east or west coast in New York City and Portland, Oregon.

Each intensive training will integrate seminars and hands-on analytical or activity sessions to provide an overview of concepts, techniques, and methods used for each topic. Participants will come away with new practical knowledge and skills that will enhance their research efforts and/or career goals. Topics include the Microbiome, Electronic Medical Records, Quantitative Genomics, Epigenetics, Machine Learning, the Exposome, Causal Mediation Analysis, PI lab leadership, NIH Grant Writing, Perinatal Comfort Care, Single Cell Analysis, GIS, Mendelian Randomization, Environmental Mixtures, Radiation Safety, and Functional Genetics. Scholarships and early-bird rates are for available for each training.

Trainings are led by field experts collaborating from leading institutions, including the Broad Institute, Columbia, CUNY, Harvard, Mt. Sinai, the New York Genome Center, Oregon State University, University of Pennsylvania, University of California at Berkeley, University of Chicago, and University of Washington, among others.

We invite investigators at all career stages and from any organization to join us! Registration is now open and capacity is limited for all trainings. Subscribe for registration deadlines and course updates. Read more about the SHARP Training Program.

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