Course Spotlight: Cheminformatics

The world of big data is here and cheminformatics is the study of data formats/databases applicable to chemistry. The course will introduce the student to basic data formats for storing digital chemical information and common public access databases important to the practicing chemist. These include; chemical structures, chemical reactions and spectroscopic data. A brief introduction to programming will teach the student how to access and retrieve data from a number of public databases.

When: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday  10:20 – 11:15 AM

Prerequisites: CHEM 2510 (Organic Chemistry I)

*For SP18 only: Students registering for this course will enroll in CHEM 4194

Schedule an appointment with your Chemistry or Biochemistry adviser to plan your Spring 2018 schedule today!

ASA DataFest

On April 9 and 10, the Data Analytics major is hosting the ASA DataFest, which is free to all undergraduate students who are interested in working with Big Data.

DataFest is a collaborative competition where undergraduate students from Ohio State can gather to tackle a data challenge beyond the scope of what has been encountered in the classroom.

Students can work in teams of up to five and are encouraged to select teammates skilled in a wide variety of data analysis.

This event will also be an opportunity to network with co-sponsor companies such as P&G Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Ford Motor Company GDI&A, Victoria’s Secret, PwC, Capital One Tech, TDA @ OSU, Prevedere, Google, and Data Comp.

Registration is now open for this event.  More information can be found on the DataFest website. 

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