Collaborative Experimental Design and Analytics (CEDA) 2018


The Collaborative Experimental Design and Analytics 2018 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 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 in a beautiful campus at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technolgy Graduate University (OIST), Japan.

Workshop Information 

Location: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), JAPAN

Workshop Date: August 17th - 23rd, 2018 (arrival date to Okinawa: Aug. 16th, departure date: Aug. 24th)

Application Deadline: March 2nd, 2018 (*extended from February 15th)

Eligibility: Any STEM student currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's program

Course Capacity: 24 participants

Travel Support: Full lodging and meals, and modest airfare and travel support will be provided by OIST


Course Outline

Workshop Organizers

Prof. Mahesh Bandi - OIST

Prof. Thomas Clandinin - Stanford Medical School

Prof. David Van Vactor - Harvard Medical School and OIST


Required Documents - Please Attach in PDF Format
Please write a statement elaborating why you'd like to participate to CEDA 2018, and what special qualifications you would bring to the workshop.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Referee Information
Please send us one letter of support from a current faculty or supervisor, explaining your academic potentials and why you’d be a good fit to participate in this workshop. Once you have filled out the information below, an automatic request message will be sent to your referee. First Name, Last Name, Title, Email Address, Institution fields are required.