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NIH invites you to participate in our second annual celebration of Pi Day, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, with a day of events and activities celebrating the intersection between the quantitative and biomedical sciences. Pi Day is an annual celebration of the irrational number Pi, 3.14…, on March 14th.  On Pi Day and every day, NIH recognizes the importance of building a diverse biomedical workforce with the quantitative skills required to tackle future challenges. For more information, please visit the event website at: https://nihpiday.nih.gov/

Schedule of Events:

  • Tours of the Data Center– 10am – 11am, Bldg. 12A, Rm. 1100, advanced registration required https://nihpiday.nih.gov/tours.html)
  • PiCo Lightning Talks: 3 slides, 1 idea, 4 minutes –11am – 12pm, Porter Building (Bldg. 35), Rm. 630 (https://nihpiday.nih.gov/talks.html)
  • Posters/Demos and networking event with light refreshments and pies for purchase/donation – 12pm – 1pm, Porter Building Foyer (https://nihpiday.nih.gov/posters.html)
  • Data Science Distinguished Seminar Series – “Mathematics of Biomedical Data Science” by Dr. Bonnie Berger, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics at MIT – 1pm – 2pm, Bldg. 35 , Rm. 620/630 (https://nihpiday.nih.gov/seminar.html)
  • Workshop on Reproducible Research – “Open and Reproducible Science Using Python and GitHub” by Adam Thomas, D.Phil, NIMH – 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Bldg. 35, Rm. 610 (https://nihpiday.nih.gov/workshop.html)

NIH Pi Day is a joint effort of multiple ICs and the NIH Office of the Director, including the National Institutes of Health Library and the Office of Intramural Research, and the former Office of the Associate Director for Data Science.  Additional support is provided by the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) and the NIH Bioinformatics Special Interest Group.  Sign language interpreters can be provided.  Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Jacqueline Roberts, Jacqueline.Roberts@nih.gov, 301-594-6747, or the Federal Relay, 800-877-8339.