Registration is now OPEN for the Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences (CQS) Summer Institute program of 2019! 
 

OVERVIEW:
Our CQS Summer Institute offers four great courses that will sharpen your quantitative research skills and give you methods and tools to deepen your understanding in biostatistics and bioinformatics.  Registration is expected to open in early May and participants are highly encouraged to enroll in multiple courses.  Space for each course is limited so register quickly to reserve your spot!

Date:  Monday, August 5, 2019 - Friday, August 9, 2019
          Monday, August 12, 2019 - Friday, August 16, 2019

Time:  9:00AM - 12:00PM & 1:00PM - 4:00PM daily

Location:  Vanderbilt University
                 Kissam Center Classroom, C216
                 Nashville, Tennessee
 

FEES:
The course fees will be as follows (per course):
$150 for VU/VUMC students/trainees/postdocs
$300 for VU/VUMC faculty or staff
$500 Non-VU/VUMC faculty, staff, student, trainee or postdoc

*Please note that academic credit is not available for these courses.*

 

2019 CQS SUMMER INSTITUTE COURSE OFFERINGS:

Machine Learning in Data Science 
Instructor: Matt Shotwell, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9
9:00am-12:00pm
Kissam Center Classroom, C216

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for MACHINE LEARNING IN DATA SCIENCE.
 

Regression and Modeling in R 
Instructor: Fei Ye, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9
1:00pm-4:00pm
Kissam Center Classroom, C216

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for REGRESSION AND MODELING IN R.
 

Big Data in Biomedical Research 
Instructors: Yu Shyr, PhD, Professor and Chair of Biostatistics & Qi Liu, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 16
9:00am-12:00pm
Kissam Center Classroom, C216

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for BIG DATA IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH.
 

Introduction to Causal Inference
Instructor: Andrew Spieker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 16
1:00pm-4:00pm
Kissam Center Classroom, C216

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for INTRODUCTION TO CAUSAL INFERENCE.

 

QUESTIONS:
Please contact Jill Shell at jillanne.k.shell@vumc.org if you have any questions related to the CQS Summer Institute.  Additionally, you may reach out to course instructors with specific course-related questions.

 

*Registration will close on Monday, July 29th.