A key part of the CRI’s mission is to create opportunities for informatics education. From free training sessions to a degree program, we offer a range of ways for current and future researchers to develop their skills in this rapidly growing and changing field.

 CRI SEMINAR SERIES

Since 2012, the CRI has offered monthly free training sessions for the University of Chicago community in informatics research tools and techniques. Topics include REDCap, clinical data, bioinformatics analysis, data visualization, high performance computing, grant preparation, and more.

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COMPUTATIONAL LIFE SCIENCES SEMINAR SERIES

A collaboration between the CRI and the Graham School MScBMI, this series highlights research in the fields of bioinformatics and computational life sciences, fosters collaborations, and provides a broad audience for feedback on current research.

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS

The Graham School MScBMI program provides a strong foundation for students to apply informatics tools and techniques to a diverse range of problems in the biological sciences and medical fields. CRI Director Sam Volchenboum serves as Faculty Director and CRI experts help plan curriculum and teach courses.

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HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS ONLINE COURSE

In order to bring the University of Chicago’s expertise in healthcare informatics to a worldwide audience, the Graham School MScBMI program has partnered with online education company GetSmarter to offer an 8-week online short course. CRI Director Sam Volchenboum serves as Course Convener.

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REDCAP TRAINING

For REDCap users, we offer an array of online training resources as well as opportunities for individualized help and demonstrations.

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CCTS INFORMATICS COURSES

The CRI is proud to contribute to developing and teaching the informatics courses offered by the Committee on Clinical and Translational Science for University of Chicago students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty.

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FURTHER RESOURCES

Many of the presentations from past sessions of the CRI Seminar Series and Computational Life Sciences Seminar Series are archived and available for download. Find them here:

CRI Seminar Series Archive
CLSSS Archive

Members of the CRI have presented talks at a variety of conferences and workshops. View a selection of talks here.