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Biomedical Big Data Training: Call for Nominations Open

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The Biomedical Big Data Training Program (NIH T32) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for to enroll 6 current PhD students (preferably 2nd or 3rd year) for the second year of the program. The nomination deadline is Friday April 21, 2017.

From the program's website:

The NIH-funded Biomedical Big Data Training Program at UC Berkeley responds to the urgent need for advances in data science so that the next generation of scientists has the necessary skills for leveraging the unprecedented and ever-increasing quantity and speed of biomedical information. Big data hold the promise for achieving new understandings of the mechanisms of health and disease, revolutionizing the biomedical sciences, making the grand challenge of Precision Medicine a reality, and paving the way for more effective policies and interventions at the community and population levels. These breakthroughs require highly trained researchers who are proficient in biomedical big data science and have advanced skills at collaborating effectively across traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Please visit the program website for more details and nomination instructions.