What we do



Learn to use 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!

We meet once a month on Fridays in the Moffitt Stabile Research Building (SRB) in the Murphey/Ferman conference rooms on the first floor. Guests from off-campus are welcome but will need to sign in with the front desk in the lobby. We currently meet virtually. Please see the club GitHub page for upcoming topics and the zoom link. If you need a calendar link, please see the Moffitt research calendar or contact the organizers directly (e-mails at the bottom of page).

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.