Technical area: Learned how to use Python, brushed up on and improved my capabilities with R, and gained an understanding of the genetics and different RNAs involved with the paper.
Tools: Learned how to use Python and Asana, how to better use R, and learned the basics using GEO2R
Soft Skills: Learning to navigate the Stem-away website and Slack as well as the communication skills involved in attending meetings and working to understand the paper with people in breakout rooms.
Improved my skills in R and Python and completed the exercises for them.
Gained skills in communicating and remaining organized using Slack, the Stem-Away forum, Google Meet, and Zoom.
Read through and comprehended the paper and analyzed its figures
6/1 Webinar, Team 3 Email Set Up Meeting, 6/2 R Training, 6/3 Bioinformatics webinar, 6/5 R Training, 6/6 Python Training, 6/9 Python Training, 6/10 Technical Training Webinar, 6/10 Leadership webinar, 6/11 Gene Team Meeting, 6/12 R Training, 6/12 Happy Hour, 6/15 Gene Team meeting, 6/16 Asana Training
Goals for upcoming week:
Read the paper again and make sure I completely understand the figures, as well as working with my group to do the expected quality control work on the data.
• Became more proficient with R and especially using it to visualize data. I found the information supplied by R on its methods sufficient to overcome any difficulties implementing them.
• Learned the basics of Python and about the packages in python that we will be using.
• Read the research paper and analyzed its figures with the help of the sessions discussing the figures and using the internet to look up terms and the theory behind certain types of plots.