Past events

See a full list of events on the Coop Calendar

  • UCSC Genome Browser Training. Friday, August 23, 2019, 9am to noon, M1-A305 (Arnold Building). Bob Kuhn from UCSC led this training on use of the UCSC Genome Browser, including the following topics: features and navigation in the Genome Browser, types of data to visualize, and advanced features of the browser. A recording of the training can be found on YouTube.
  • founder Lenny Teytelman presented on August 13, 2019 on, a platform makes it easy to share research recipes and to collaborate on method development, both publicly and privately. You can view the talk here.
  • Os Keyes gave a seminar titled “Trans/Formations: Data, Entropy, and Trans Lives” on February 13, 2019. You can view the talk here

Get connected!

  • Calendar of events: The Coop’s role is to unite efforts - that means making sure everyone knows about trainings, seminars, hackathons, and other data science and bioinformatics activities. To help with this, we maintain the Coop calendar in three formats. Choose what’s best for you:
    • Google: If you would like to view The Coop Communities Google Calendar in either your own Google account or via Outlook, first right click on this link and select "Copy link." 
      1. To add The Coop Communities Google Calendar to your own Google account, log in to your calendar and click Add + > From URL, paste in the link, and click Add calendar. The calendar will appear on the left side under "Other calendars."
      2. To add The Coop Communities Google Calendar to your Outlook account, go to Outlook and view your calendar. Select Import Calendar > Import from web and paste in the link. The Coop calendar should now be under your Shared Calendars
    • Outlook (internal to Fred Hutch)
      1. View your calendar
      2. On the Home tab click Open Calendar and
      3. In the search box type in "The Coop Email"
      4. Double click the name and click OK
      5. The Coop Email calendar should now be under your Shared Calendars
    • CenterNet (internal to Fred Hutch): Select “The Coop Bioinformatics and Data Science Interest Group” from the “Host” dropdown
  • SlackCheck out our online discussion community to message about all things data related. Use this link to sign up.
  • Fred Hutch Biomedical Data Science Wiki: Wondering what computing resources are available here? Curious about how to start your study using human specimens? Check out and contribute to for Fred Hutch-oriented documentation and how-to’s being actively curated by Fred Hutch staff. We welcome feedback and requests for content! 
  • Community groups and office hours: Interested in talking with other people about code, data, and computational methods? Check out the Training, Community and Finding Help page on the Fred Hutch Data Science Wiki for more information on what groups are meeting.
  • Newsletter: Have items for the newsletter? Want to be added to our email list (~2-3 emails per month)? Please contact
  • Connect with us by sharing ideas, suggesting speakers, or requesting trainings