UVA School of Medicine

Research Computing

Enabling scientific breakthroughs at scale with advanced computing


  • Courses

    In addition to providing free, in-person workshop training, School of Medicine Research Computing staff teach for-credit courses. Below is a selection of courses that SOMRC has taught, co-taught or provided guest lectures: BIMS 8382: Introduction to Biomedical Data Science Spring 2017, Spring 2018 This course introduces methods, tools, and software for reproducibly managing, manipulating, analyzing, and visualizing large-scale biomedical data. Specifically, the course introduces the R statistical computing environment and packages for manipulating and visualizing high-dimensional data, covers strategies for reproducible research, and culminates with analysis of data from a real RNA-seq experiment using R and Bioconductor packages.
  • Workshops

    School of Medicine Research Computing provides training opportunities covering a variety of data analysis, basic programming and computational topics. All of the classes listed below are taught by SOMRC experts and are freely available to UVa faculty, staff and students. Beginning in Spring 2018, SOMRC will be offering workshop registration through CADRE Academy, a new portal that presents workshops sequentially in tracks of particular topics. Users can register for upcoming sessions, follow their progress, and find out about related classes on the site.
  • Events

    School of Medicine Research Computing is involved with coordinating and participating in a variety of events to foster community among computational researchers. Upcoming There area currently no upcoming events. Please check back soon! Previous UVa R Users Group November Meetup SC17 Supercomputing Conference (Denver, CO) UVa R Users Group September Meetup UVa R Users Group May Meetup ARCS Open House UVa R Users Group March Meetup UVa R Users Group February Meetup