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With Jack Etheredge (Data Scientist, Metis) & Summer Yuan (Data Scientist, KLS Diversified Asset Mgmt LP).
Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 06:00 PM   Absolutely Free
Metis NYC, 27 E 28th St, 3rd Fl

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Come join us for food & drinks as the Metis team walks you through a sampling of what students learn during their 12 weeks of project-based data science work. You'll also hear from Metis alumni Jack Etheredge & Summer Yuan & learn about how to prepare, what to expect, & what happens after you attend the Metis Data Science Bootcamp.

Schedule6:00 - 6:30 - Register, mingle, eat & drink6:30 - 7:00 - Overview of the Metis program provided by staff7:00 - 7:30 - Metis staff & alumni answers questions about Admissions, Careers, Instruction, & other topics7:30 - 8:00 - Follow-up Chat with guests, staff, & alumni

About our Guest Alumni

Jack Etheredge is a PhD data scientist with a background in biology & bioinformatics. He's looking for data science opportunities that focus on developing & utilizing artificial intelligence.

He is a scientist with 10 years of experience in developmental biology. His goal is to work as a data scientist for a company addressing human health problems through translational science. Of particular interest to him are issues involving regenerative medicine & autoimmunity. He has experience with big data analysis, RNA-Seq transcriptomics, transgenic model organisms (predominantly mouse & fly), & working with stem cells in vivo. His PhD work was with Andrea Brand & Jim Truman & focused on the generation of neuronal diversity from stem cell lineages in Drosophila.

Summer is excited about understanding people, business & our society by leveraging unstructured data & algorithms. She is currently working as a Data Analyst at KLS Diversified Asset Management, working on predictive modeling, data engineering & visualization.

Prior to Metis, Summer worked as a Research Data Analyst at Energy Aspects, where she analyzed global oil market & turned supply, demand & trade flow data into investment strategies. For her final project, Summer built a CNN based fashion item recommender & visually displayed how the item would look on the user with OpenCV. Outside the world of data science, Summer is also a Judo brown belt & a street violin artist.

About Metis

Metis ( accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, & corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, & San Francisco.

Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, & more. Students & alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

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