ICB3 'Big Data' course profiled by Research Next

April 2, 2014

UMass website Research Next recently profiled a course on 'Big Data' that the Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics (ICB3) hosted in partnership with the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC). At the event, Andrea Foulkes, ICB3 director and Associate Professor of Biostatistics; Nicholas Reich, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, and lecturer Gregory Matthews each delivered modules that together provided a foundational curriculum on statistical computing using R, an open-source and freely-available statistical programming language, in a high performance computing environment while providing practical experience in using it on the MGHPCC platform. Read more here.