Software Carpentry Workshop
October 15-16, 2016

Please join us for 2 days of hands-on experience with Linux, Git/Github and data analysis with R on October 15-16, Geoscience building, room 100, 9am-5pm. These tools are used by researchers across many disciplines and will help you to become more productive in your research. Everyone is welcome, no previous experience in programming is required. For details and registration, please visit our website. Software Carpentry Foundation is one of the most popular volunteer-driven global organizations that provide training in basic computational tools.

Data Analysis and Visualization Workshops

Beginning Fall 2016, UTA Libraries presents a new workshop series focusing on data visualization, GIS, and statisical tools. 2 pm at Central Library in rooms 315A or B20. For more information, visit or email

National Robot Week celebration

Members of the UTA PhiSigma Biology honor society visited the UTA Research Institute (UTARI) on April 6th, 2016 to participate in National Robot Week celebration. Ph.D candidates Lauren Fuess, Diwash Jangam and James Titus-McQuillan talked about science and demonstrated automated equipment to local middle school and high school students.

Software Carpentry Workshop
April 2-3, 2016

We had a great success with our first workshop!
Thank you all for a great feedback! Our second workshop will focus on Linux, Python, SQL and Git/GitHub.
We are looking forward to a fun weekend!

Software Carpentry Workshop
January 30-31, 2016

This is our first workshop led by a new team of local instructors. We are very excited to meet our first participants! Looking forward to your feedback.
Thank you all for your support!

YES!!! Our UTA team has been selected for
Software Carpentry Instructor Training

We are one of two selected US teams

Teams applied world-wide: 44. Teams applied from US: 25.
Teams selected: 12

  • Shrum Science Centre Physics, Vancouver, Canada
  • The University of Texas at Arlington, Dallas, US
  • James Cook University eResearch Centre, Brisbane, Australia
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, US
  • Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Max Planck Institute, Berlin, Germany
  • Institute Unite de Neurosciences, Information et Complexite, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

  • See more statistics on team selection here

Coming soon:

Software Carpentry Instructor Training: December 7-8

If you attended Software Carpentry workshops in the past as a learner/helper or feel comfortable with Linux, Python, R or SQL, consider applying for Software and Data Carpentry instructor training. Application deadline: November 18. Further application details are here .

November 19, 2015:

MiSeq: Illumina seminar

The Biology Department's Genomic Core Facility is hosting an informational seminar on November 19th from 8:30-11:30 AM in Pickard Hall, room 227. Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn about next-gen sequencing and how UTA's MiSeq desktop sequencer can enhance your research. Click here for more information and to reserve your spot.

October 26, 2015:

Sequencher Update

Genomics Core Facility has updated one of the Mac Sequencher licenses to version 5.3/5.4. We will continue to provide support for the older version (5.0.1). Email with information about how to set up software has been recently sent to all graduate students and faculty.