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Happy Pie Day!

The National Institutes of Health will hold a Pi Day Celebration on 3.14 (March 14th), with a full day of events and activities at the intersection between the quantitative and biomedical sciences. Pi Day is an annual international celebration of the irrational number Pi, 3.14..., on March 14th. The goal of the NIH Pi Day Celebration is to increase awareness of the role of the quantitative sciences in tackling challenges in biomedical science. FAES is proud to sponsor today's poster/demo Session and Networking Event at the FAES Terrace.

The day will be centered around a keynote address by Dr. Carlos Bustamante, Chair of Stanford’s new Department of Biomedical Data Science.  The lecture will be in Lipsett Auditorium and available by videocast. Other events include:

•       PiCo Lightning Talks (3 slides. 1 idea. 4 minutes), 10-11am, Lipsett and by videocast

•       Poster/demo Session and Networking Event, with food provided by FAES, 11am-1pm, FAES Terrace

•       Workshop: Reproducible Research: Many Dimensions and Shared Responsibilities, by Lisa McShane, NCI, 2:30-4:30pm, Lipsett and by videocast

•       Pi Day Scholars Event for high school students and their teachers

•       And, of course, Pies by Eurest will be available for purchase and donation during the Networking Event

Join the Pi Day conversation – include #NIH_PiDay in your tweets.  For more information, visit the Pi Day website: https://datascience.nih.gov/PiDay2016. NIH Pi Day is hosted and organized by the NIH Office of the Director - Office of the Associate Director for Data Science, the NIH Library, and the Office of Intramural Research, along with all ICs.