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With Emily Zabor (Research Biostatistician, Memorial Sloan Kettering), Daniela Vzquez (Data Scientist, Idatha).
Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 06:30 PM   $5
AT&T Data Science Research Center, 33 Thomas St

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Ever wanted to create an awesome blog or website showcasing your work or data science journey? If so, this is the meetup for you - Emily Zabor will be giving us an awesome tutorial on how to use blogdown & markdown to create your very own website (just like

Emilyearned her MS degree in biostatistics from the University of Minnesota in 2010 & has since worked as a Research Biostatistician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Since 2012 she has also been pursuing a DrPH degree in biostatistics at Columbia University as a part time student. Her dissertation research is focused on statistical methods for the study of etiologic heterogeneity in cancer.Emily's statistical interests include methods for epidemiologic research, longitudinal analysis, & survival analysis. In her free time,Emilyenjoys riding her bike to breweries, reading books & magazines, & doing crossword puzzles.

We will have a very special guest, DanielaVzquez, who presented last year in the midst of her data science transition when she visited New York last year. She will now be coming to give us an update on her journey:)

Daniela is a Data Scientist at Idatha, a software company inMontevideo, Uruguay. Prior to Idatha, she worked at Equifax where shediscovered Data Science & fell in love with it. She loves bloggingand she does it both in English & Spanish, sharing whatever she isplaying with at the moment (data visualization, tidytext, social mediadata, etc.) She is a member of the NASA Datanauts community andco-founder of two R-Ladies chapters: Buenos Aires & Montevideo.


6:30-6:45pm Light networking

6:45-6:55pm R-Ladies New York Announcements

6:55-7:35pm Creating Websites in R by Emily Zabor with Q&A

7:35-8:00pm Data Science Update by DanielaVzquez

8:00 - 8:30pm networking for R-ladies NewYork.

We want to thank our very generous host, AT&T NYC Data Science Research Center( ( for having us in their space.

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