CSoI eBrief
March 2014

Greetings CSoI Team,

Welcome to the April 2014 edition of the Monthly CSoI Highlights eBrief. For the May 2014 edition, please submit information about recent grants, publications, job opportunities, awards, workshops, etc. to me (kiya@purdue.edu) no later than May 26th. Thank you!

Events:

  • CSoI Summer School: Information in Neural Systems and Life Sciences, August 4-8, 2014. University of California, San Diego. The school primarily brings together Center students across the 10 partners. Center students are strongly encouraged to register early - deadline for early registration is June 1. The Center covers lodging and meals for all Center students. Registration and program details: http://www.soihub.org/itschool

  • Faculty & Postdoc Workshop: Teaching and Developing a Science of Information Course or Module (concurrent dates and location with the summer school above), August 6-7, 2014. University of California, San Diego. Presentations and group discussions from faculty regarding their experiences developing and teaching SoI content, with collaboration opportunities in the Center. Postdocs are also welcome. Travel and lodging funds available. Details and registration: http://www.soihub.org/events/course-workshop

  • Student Research Workshop: Science of Information for Biological Data, July 7-11, 2014. Purdue University. This workshop, for both graduate and undergraduate students, aims to lower barriers for cross-disciplinary understanding and use of methods and tools combining data science with life sciences. Space is limited to a small group of students who are interested and committed to learning and teamwork in an interdisciplinary environment. Website, schedule, and registration forthcoming. Contact Brent Ladd for details (laddb@purdue.edu) http://www.soihub.org/event.php?id=283

  • Women’s Workshop on Communication and Signal Processing, July 16-18, Princeton University. http://www.soihub.org/event.php?id=277

  • Biological Distributed Algorithms workshop. Nancy Lynch of MIT is co-organizing a 2-day workshop on "Biological Distributed Algorithms", to be held at this year's conference on Distributed Computing (DISC) in Austin, TX, in October. For more information, see http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~saketn/BDA2014/

  • NSF Site Visit will be held December 8-9, 2014 at Purdue University.

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