Emily Lescak

Emily Lescak

Dr. Emily Lescak is the Data Science Community Conference and Events Fund Program Manager at Code for Science and Society.

Anchorage, AK
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July 24th Weekly Update

This week, I hosted a second webinar for potential applicants and scheduled a third and final one for August 11th.  Registration is here. On Wednesday, I presented at the CSCCE community call. I’

Taking The Carpentries workshops online

A conversation with Karen Word, The Carpentries BackgroundThe Carpentries has a tried and true program and instructor training for their two-day in-person workshops. They are very community-oriented and rely on an instructional team

July 17th Weekly Update

This week, I onboarded our selection committee and held an informational webinar for potential applicants. I also released the third blog post in the event fund summer series focused on transitioning events online.

Scaling up online R courses

A conversation with Sheri Sanders and Carrie Ganote, National Center for Genome Analysis Support, Indiana University BackgroundSheri, Carrie, and their colleague Bhavya Papudeshi, have taught their R for Biologists Workshop at Indiana University

Frequently Asked Questions

General: Do you have a specific definition of ‘open data science’ or can we interpret that broadly? We define open data science to include practices that promote reproducibility, transparency, and accessibility in collaboration,

July 10th Weekly Update

Next week, I’ll be onboarding the selection committee. I’ll also be hosting the first of two informational webinars with potential applicants to answer questions about the event fund.

July 3rd Weekly Update

We’re in the process of confirming our selection committee members. I’ll be meeting with them in mid-July to review our workflow for reviewing applications. I’ve put together a draft rubric

Go global and go affordable

A conversation with Dave Clements, Galaxy project This summer’s Bioinformatics Community Conference will be the second joint conference between Galaxy and the Open Bioinformatics Foundation and the first held online. FormatThis year's