NCBI Codeathons bring together researchers and coders from diverse backgrounds in order to collaborate and create tools and tutorials to solve complex biomedical research problems. They partner with other institutions and conferences to host these two to three-day events. They have also been able to pivot these events successfully into a virtual space.
Project URL: https://ncbi-codeathons.github.io
Geographic Scope: Chapel Hill, NC; Santa Cruz, CA; Boston, MA; Bethesda, MD; Houston, TX; College Park, MD; Dallas, TX; Pittsburgh, PA; New York City, NY
Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers
Participation Tasks: Annotation, Identification, Learning,
Start Date: 01/01/2015
Project Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Fields of Science: Biology, Computers and technology, Education, Health and medicine
Intended Outcomes: Codeathons aim to build bridges across communities to create novel crowd sourced solutions while offering creative training opportunities.