Talks and presentations

Injury Activates Transient Olfactory Stem Cell States With Diverse Lineage Capacities

November 18, 2017

Poster, UC Berkeley Center for Computational Biology Retreat, Petaluma, California

I will be presenting our work on injury-induced regeneration of the olfactory epithelium at the Center for Computational Biology Retreat. Read more

Injury Activates Transient Olfactory Stem Cell States With Diverse Lineage Capacities

November 14, 2017

Talk, UC Berkeley Developmental & Regenerative Biology Retreat, Berkeley, California

I gave a talk describing several key findings from our analyses of injury-induced regeneration of the olfactory epithelium. The complete work will soon be published as a manuscript. Read more

Grassroots Organizations for Career Development

November 05, 2017

Talk, Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments Summit, New Orleans, Louisiana

I led a roundtable on grassroots career development activities at the home institutions of the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments. Read more

Developing Desirable and Sustainable Career Paths for Academic Data Scientists

November 05, 2017

Talk, Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments Summit, New Orleans, Louisiana

I contributed to a presentation of the Berkeley Institute for Data Science’s Career Paths & Alternative Metrics Working Group, in collaboration with our colleagues at UW and NYU, describing academic data scientists’ career aspirations and challenges. Read more

Injury Activates Transient Olfactory Stem Cell States With Diverse Lineage Capacities

November 05, 2017

Poster, Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments Summit, New Orleans, Louisiana

I presented key findings from our analyses of injury-induced regeneration of the olfactory epithelium. This work will soon be published as a manuscript. Read more

Arriving at a Workflow to Suit Your Needs

October 20, 2017

Tutorial, Becoming More Productive: Workflow Strategies for Graduate Students, Berkeley, California

This presentation was part of a workshop hosted by the UC Berkeley Library for students in the life & health sciences. Read more

Utility Functions in R

October 18, 2017

Tutorial, UC Berkeley - The Hacker Within (Berkeley Institute for Data Science), Berkeley, California

I gave a tutorial on environments in R and customizing startup environments. Read more

Yet Another Git(Hub) Tutorial

June 26, 2017

Tutorial, UC Berkeley - CDIPS Data Science Workshop Tutorials Week (Berkeley Institute for Data Science), Berkeley, California

I gave a presentation on the basics of Git and GitHub, geared towards first-time users in collaborative settings. Read more

Data Visualization in R

March 14, 2017

Tutorial, UC Berkeley - The Hacker Within (Berkeley Institute for Data Science), Berkeley, California

I gave a tutorial on the basics of visualization in R, using Jupyter Notebooks to produce an illustrative guide. Read more

Data Tidying and Transformation in R & Python

March 14, 2017

Tutorial, UC Berkeley - The Hacker Within (Berkeley Institute for Data Science), Berkeley, California

I led an interactive tutorial on the basics of data tidying & transformation in R; my colleague David DeTomaso (Python) and I interspersed our presentations so as to aid both R and Python users in learning the other language by making clear analogies. Read more

Deconstructing Olfactory Stem Cell Trajectories at Single Cell Resolution

January 09, 2017

Talk, UC Berkeley Developmental & Regenerative Biology Retreat, Berkeley, CA

I presented several highlights from our single-cell analyses of the trajectories arising from the olfactory stem cell during steady-state differentiation. Read more

Introduction to R & RStudio

November 29, 2016

Tutorial, UC Berkeley - The Hacker Within (Berkeley Institute for Data Science), Berkeley, California

I gave a tutorial introducing R & the RStudio IDE to first-time users. Read more

Deconstructing Olfactory Stem Cell Trajectories at Single Cell Resolution

November 19, 2016

Poster, UC Berkeley Computational Biology Retreat, Marshall, California

I presented our preliminary analyses of homeostatic differentiation of olfactory stem cells. This work was later published as a manuscript. Read more

Making a To-Do List That Works for You

October 21, 2016

Tutorial, Becoming More Productive: Workflow Strategies for Graduate Students, Berkeley, California

This presentation was part of a workshop hosted by the UC Berkeley Library for students in the life & health sciences. Read more

Defining Lineage Trajectories and Cell Fate Transitions During Tissue Regeneration Using Single-Cell RNA Sequencing

April 24, 2016

Poster, Berkeley Stem Cell Center Retreat, Asilomar, California

I presented a poster on the preliminary findings from our single-cell studies of injury-induced regeneration in the olfactory epithelium. Read more