Introduction to Amazon Web Services

Date: 11/10/2021
Time: 10:00 am PST - 12:00 pm PST


This free 2 hour hands on tutorial will introduce you to creating a computer “in the cloud” and logging into it, via Amazon Web Services. We’ll create a small general-purpose Linux computer connect to it, and run a small job, while discussing the concepts and technologies involved.

Participants should plan to fill out a brief survey before and after the workshop. No certifications or attendance records will be kept for this workshop and there is no plan to record this interactive workshop.


Rayna Harris and Saranya Canchi (UC Davis/Common Fund Data Ecosystem)


No prior experience with cloud computing is needed, although you should have some minimal experience with command-line computing via (e.g.) bash.

You don’t need an AWS account or a credit card to attend.

Who is offering this?

This workshop is a pilot workshop offered by the Lab for Data Intensive Biology as part of the NIH Common Fund Data Ecosystem training and engagement program.


Please contact us at with any questions you have!

Gene Working Group

Date: 11/10/2021
Time: 11:00 am PST - 12:00 pm PST

Gene Working Group – Agenda & Notes
File location:
Who: Please contact if you do not have a calendar invite.
What: This working group will discuss the need to support interoperation across DCCs with regards to
genes, proteins, drugs and other biomolecules.
When: Second Wednesday of every month at 11am PT / 2pm ET
Important Docs/Links:
Contacts for use cases:
● Use Case 1
● Use Case 2