Amsterdam Science Park Study Group



A workshop on data vizualization organised jointly with the UvA Data Science Center.

Details (Zoom link) to be announced later.

An afternoon dedicated to the SILS/IBED Crunchomics computing cluster.

After a small introduction to the Crunchomics system, a demonstration of how to connect to crunchomics, execution of a genomic pipeline

We will guide you regarding connection using the ssh protocol, navigating the file system using Shell commands and how to create an environment dedicated to your needs using conda. 

We will then dig deeper by introducing the SLURM queuing system for batch jobs.

Please find a complete list of future and past events on the dedicated events page.



NWO Team Science Award 2020

On the 30 of November 2020, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) announced that the Amsterdam Science Park Study Group was the happy co-granted winner of

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The Amsterdam Science Park Study Group is dedicated to building a community of computational scientists in biology and other disciplines.

This Amsterdam Science Park Study Group promotes skill sharing and collaboration by :

All are welcome regardless of their scientific research area, affiliation or training level.

Please visit the Activities page to learn more about our current projects.

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We use Slack to discuss and ask for help on data and code-related topics.

Click on the button beside, and then you will need to create an account with a username, and log in to read and post.
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A ‘channel’ is a discussion thread, which is used to organize communications into topics. Several channels have been set up for specific topics (R, metagenomics, etc.)

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All are welcome !
Regardless of scientific research area, affiliation or programming level (absolute beginner to expert)