Additional Student Resources

Resources at the University of Minnesota

U of M Informatics Institute: https://research.umn.edu/units/umii/about-us/overview

Embedded staff in various cores across campus (e.g., Genomics, Imaging)

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute: https://www.msi.umn.edu/

Research Informatics Solutions: https://www.msi.umn.edu/about/our-experts

Dr. Ying Zhang: RIS bioinformatics analyst for the Institute for Translational Neuroscience and Department of Neuroscience

Public Health Division of Biostatistics: http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/divisions/biostatistics/

Free Consulting: https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/pubh7465a/for-investigators

Institute for Research in Statistics and its Applications: http://irsa.stat.umn.edu/

Software Carpentry workshops: https://dash.umn.edu/software-carpentry/

Outside the University of Minnesota

Summer Schools in Computational Neuroscience

https://crcns.org/course

https://meetings.cshl.edu/courses.aspx?course=C-NEUDATA&year=17

http://www.compneurosci.com/CoSMo/

Statistical Thinking for the 21st Century: http://statsthinking21.org

Common Statistical Tests are Linear Models: https://lindeloev.github.io/tests-as-linear/

Statistically-oriented Twitter accounts:

Mark Baxter (@markgbaxter)

Russ Poldrack (@russpoldrack)

Learning to Program in MATLAB

MATLAB Onramp: https://matlabacademy.mathworks.com/

Kendrick’s old course on Statistics and Data Analysis in MATLAB: https://www.cmrr.umn.edu/~kendrick/statsmatlab/

http://courses.washington.edu/matlab1/index.html

Matlab for Neuroscientists: https://www.mathworks.com/academia/books/matlab-for-neuroscientists-wall...

An Introduction to MATLAB for Behavioral Researchers: http://engra.me/book/matlab/

Coursera: https://www.coursera.org/learn/matlab

Learning to Code in Other Languages (e.g., Python)

Codeacademy: https://www.codecademy.com/ (Python, Data Science)

EDX: https://www.edx.org/learn/python

Mental Health and Stress Management:

As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance and may reduce your ability to participate in daily activities. University of Minnesota services are available to assist you. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus via the Student Mental Health Website: http://www.mentalhealth.umn.edu.

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