On-line courses – bioinformatics, math, cs, genomics, statistics
- Machine Learning Crash Course (google education)
- Machine Learning Glossary (google education)
- Canadian Bioinformatics Workshops – https://bioinformaticsdotca.github.io
- Open MIT Linear Algebra course – https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-06sc-linear-algebra-fall-2011/
- EdX courses on data analysis for genomics
- Joel Spolsky explaining how to use Excel and notes.
- Slidedeck from Jenny Bryan keynote on spreadsheets
- Video showing support vector machine separating classes – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3liCbRZPrZA
- How random forest decision trees work from Shape of Data blog
Writing, speaking, publishing
- YouTube playlist featuring videos from Stanford statistician and writing consultant Kristen Sainani
- Kristen Sainani’s self-paced, on-line science writing course (adapted from her Coursera class) https://med.stanford.edu/cme/courses/online/writing15.html
- How to write a scientific abstract in six easy steps by Steve Easterbrook, University of Toronto.
- Advice for writing a review from an editor of a scientific journal
- Atlantic Monthly article on The Needless Complexity of Academic Writing
- Dr. Karen’s foolproof grant-writing template
- The Science Writers’ Handbook – http://pitchpublishprosper.com/
- Advice on how to print a fabric poster (for scientific meetings) by Jessica Polka
Bioinformatics, genomics, biology
- Susan Lindquist discusses protein folding and disease
- Jennifer Doudna explains CRISPR/Cas genome editing
- Melissa Moore lectures on RNA splicing dynamics
- Phil Sharp Nobel Lecture (1993)
- Twitter bot that reports papers covering alternative splicing and cancer
- Periodic table of bioinformatics tools
- The Science Web, Onion for bioinformatics
- The Silicon Valley tarot card deck. Ann’s favorite: the stockholder.
- The big red button that doesn’t do anything.
- Jamie Zawinski’s the Netscape dorm. Everything changes, everything stays the same.