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  • We provide access to a variety of our UAB specific and generic learning materials and SOPs which can be accessed at: 

Slack channel

  • Join our dedicated UAB Data Science Slack channel to get support and community and access shared content including papers and methods of interest, computational biology and data science discussion, and other information of interest to computational sciences.
  • Sign up for a new account at: https://join.slack.com/t/uablabs/signup

Data Science Drop In

  • Join us in our weekly data science drop ins (every Thursday at 1:30-2:00pm – extending to 2:30 based on demand each week). You can bring questions and requests and get hands on support from a diverse group of biomedical data scientists, computational biologists and software developers. The Zoom registration link can be found in the "#datascience" channel of the Slack group referenced above (or feel free to ask us directly there).


  • U-BDS offers bi to tri-annual workshops which cover the foundational material for programming (e.g.: R, Python, Git, Unix). Announcements are sent in the Slack #datascience channel along with various departmental listservs. If interested, we highly encourage to join the Slack channel.
  • In the future, U-BDS will also be offering data analysis workshops. Stay in touch with us to learn more.

For questions on our training opportunities please submit a request via our enquiry form or come find us on Slack