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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August 14th Weekly Update

Thanks to Chris and Josh for providing additional feedback on the selection committee guide. I’ve shared it with the committee and we’ll be reviewing it as a group on Tuesday. On

Taking summer school online

A conversation with Marta Lloret, The European Bioinformatics Institute BackgroundThe Bioexcel Summer School on Biomolecular Simulations teaches students how to use software for molecular modeling and simulations using a combination of lectures and

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.