Collaborative Experimental Design and Analytics (CEDA)






As students begin to focus on scientific inquiry during their undergraduate education, they often encounter experimental science for the first time. These early years present a tremendous opportunity to engage students, and introduce them to rigorous experimental design and quantitative analysis strategies, while also introducing them to the transformative value of interdisciplinary approaches inspired by the perspectives contributed by different fields of research. This international undergraduate workshop is designed to present students with thematically related research topics in the biological sciences, from organismal to molecular resolution, which represent phenomena that illustrate fundamental principles.  It is important to note that the subject matter can change from year to year, because the major goals of the curriculum are related to process rather than content. By combining scientific research presentations, foundational lectures, hands-on data collection and quantitative skills workshops, this one-week intensive course will provide opportunities for students to explore cutting edge questions with new intellectual approaches. Team problem-solving and analysis with statistical and computational tools will be used to deepen collaborative connections while demonstrating the essentials of experimental design and data interpretation.



Upcoming CEDA workshop



Date:       TBA

Location: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Okinawa, Japan

Program will be announced in early fall of 2021

Application starts:                TBA

Application deadline:           TBA

Notification of Acceptance:  TBA



Past CEDA workshops


     For detail, go to CEDA2018 page.


CEDA2020 (Cancelled)

     For program information, go to CEDA2020 page.