CSC's free webinars

Are you wondering how to use Python, R or Matlab in CSC servers or how to analyze your RNA-seq data on Chipster software?
CSC offers free webinars on a monthly basis. See the list of webinars here.

You can also view all the recordings in our YouTube channel when most convenient for you.

23.1. - 25.1.

Python in High-Performance Computing

January 2019

In this course we teach various ways to optimise and parallelise Python programs. Among the topics are performance analysis, efficient use of NumPy arrays, extending Python with more efficient languages (Cython), and parallel computing with message passing (mpi4py) approach.

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Courses and workshops
Programming
High-Performance Computing
2019
python mpi
28.1. - 30.1.

Spatial data analysis with R

January 2019

Analyzing vector and raster data with R and its spatial packages.

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Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
2019
r spatial modelling gis spatial data analysis
4.2. - 5.2.

Linux 1 - Introduction to Linux

February 2019

This two day course will cover the very basics of Unix/Linux. No previous knowledge about these operating systems is expected, as the course serves as an introduction to those who are completely new to Linux. Both days include hands-on exercises.

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Courses and workshops
Programming
Methods & Software
2019
unix linux tess
8.2.

Linux 3 – Scripting

February 2019

This one day course will introduce you to scripting techniques on Unix/Linux.

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Courses and workshops
Programming
2019
linux bash sed awk scripting tess regexp
11.2. - 12.2.

Introduction to using Google Earth Engine

February 2019

The course provides introduction to using GEE focusing on the use of GEE JavaScript Code Editor and optical remote sensing data.

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Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
2019
gis earth engine
13.2. - 14.2.

Practical Deep Learning

February 2019

This course gives a practical introduction to deep learning, convolutional and recurrent neural networks, GPU computing, and tools to train and apply deep neural networks for natural language processing, images, and other applications.

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Computing Platforms
Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
2019
gpu deep learning machine learning
27.2. - 1.3.

Advanced Parallel Programming

February 2019

This course addresses hybrid programming by combining OpenMP and MPI, as well as more advanced topics in MPI. Also, parallel I/O is discussed and exemplified in the course.

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Courses and workshops
Programming
High-Performance Computing
2019
mpi openmp tess
5.3.

Lidar data analysis in Taito, with PDAL and R

March 2019

Overview of Lidar tools in Taito.

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Computing Platforms
Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
2019
r taito gis spatial data analysis lidar pdal cloudcompare
6.3.

RNA-seq data analysis with Chipster

March 2019

This hands-on course introduces the participants to RNA-seq data analysis methods, tools and file formats. It covers the whole workflow from quality control and alignment to quantification and differential expression analysis. The free and user-friendly Chipster software is used in the exercises, so no previous knowledge of Unix or R is required.

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Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
2019
bioinformatics chipster rna-seq tess
8.3.

Using CSC Environment Efficiently

March 2019

This one day course focuses on using the CSC environment which has been tailored for researchers to be easy and efficient for scientific use.

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Computing Platforms
Courses and workshops
Data & Storage
High-Performance Computing
2019
taito sisu unix linux palvelut shell ssh batch job
11.3. - 12.3.

Bioweek: Containers, clouds, clusters -combining CSC services in biosciences

March 2019

CSC provides several alternative platforms for doing bioscience related computing. This course provides overview of these services so that after the course the students know how to choose a right platform combination for their analysis. No previous knowledge is required - the course is suitable for everybody!

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Computing Platforms
Courses and workshops
Data & Storage
Methods & Software
2019
bioinformatics taito cloud tess bioweek notebooks
13.3.

Bioweek: Understanding your data with R

March 2019

Beginner course for data carpentry and visualization using R.

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Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
2019
bioinformatics r tess
14.3. - 15.3.

Bioweek: Single cell RNA-seq data analysis using Chipster

March 2019

This introductory course covers single cell RNA-seq data analysis methods, tools and file formats. The free and user-friendly Chipster software is used in the exercises, and the course is thus suitable for everybody.

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Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
2019
bioinformatics chipster rna-seq tess bioweek
19.3. - 22.3.

Spring School in Computational Chemistry 2019

March 2019

This event provides a comprehensive, tutorial-style, hands-on, introductory and intermediate-level treatment to the essential ingredients for molecular modeling and computational chemistry using modern supercomputers. Standard approaches such as classical and ab initio molecular dynamics, electronic structure models as well as several more special topics are explained and exemplified by prominent researchers in the field.

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Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
2019
turbomole chemistry gromacs visualization software notebooks machine learning
25.3.

Introduction to Proteomics

March 2019

Proteomics is a systems biology approach to study the entire protein complement of a cell, tissue, or organism. This large-scale study of proteins is increasingly popular in post genomics era and has found its widespread applications in fields including drug discovery, cardiovascular research, and nutrition research, just to name a few. This course will provide both theoretical and practical training at the introductory level. Participants will learn the principles of current methodologies and apply bioinformatics tools for data analysis.

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Courses and workshops
Methods & Software
High-Performance Computing
2019
bioinformatics tess
26.3. - 28.3.

Advanced Fortran Programming

March 2019

This course covers the modern features of the Fortran programming language. Topics include object-oriented features, language interoperability and several other enhancements included in Fortran 2008 standard. In addition, a way to express distributed memory parallelism via Fortran coarrays will be discussed in detail.

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Courses and workshops
Programming
High-Performance Computing
2019
6.6.

Finnish OpenFOAM® User Day 2019

June 2019

Annually arranged day for OpenFOAM users and new people interested in it. This year we meet at Tampere University.

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Seminars and conferences
Methods & Software
High-Performance Computing
2019
openfoam computational engineering computational fluid dynamics
25.6. - 4.7.

CSC Summer School in High-Performance Computing 2019

June 2019

CSC Summer School celebrates its 10th anniversary by bringing together undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in different disciplines of scientific computing. The contents consist of lectures and hands-on training on parallel programming, code optimization and other necessary skills in development of scientific software.

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Courses and workshops
Programming
High-Performance Computing
2019
mpi openmp fortran gpu tess c programming