The club is an informal group at Moffitt dedicated to promoting a fun and supportive culture for learning biological data science.

Our meetings are intended for all levels of computational backgrounds.


What we do



Learn to use Python, Julia, the R programming language (and others).


Data Analysis

Get introduced to topics in data analysis and the importance of good data.


Data Visualization

Learn best practices for data visualization and new libraries for making Nature-quality figures.


Hot Topics

Learn the tools, packages, or libraries from some of the hottest topics in biological data science.


Come to the next club meeting!

Interested in attending the next Club meeting? Sign up for our public Meetup group to receive information about upcoming meetings. Moffitt team members can find meeting topics and links on the Moffitt research calendar or can contact Richie Reich (see below) for an Outlook invite. Please see the club GitHub page for previous topics and meeting materials.

Contact us

The Bio-Data Club is hosted by the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics ("Bio2") and the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource (BBSR). It is organized by Paul Stewart, PhD (bioinformatics faculty); Richie Reich, PhD (BBSR Manager); and Jordan Creed, MPH (Research Data Analyst). Want to volunteer to give a workshop or lead a discussion at the next Club meeting? Have a suggestion to make the Club even better? Have other questions or comments? Please feel free to contact us using the email addresses below.


Funding for the Bio-Data Club is generously provided by the R Consortium through R User Group and Small Conference Support Program.