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SACNAS 2017; Pre-conference workshop

CyVerse Trainers

Joslynn Lee, Amanda Cooksey

Date and Time

October 18, 2017, 9:00am-12:30pm; 1:30-2:00pm


Salt Palace Convention Center (SPCC), Room 251B, Salt Lake City, UT


How to get the most out of this workshop

  • This workshop is primarily a series of short demos and quick interactive tutorial.
  • Experience and attendee feedback has shown that most users in this setting (attending a major conference) are usually looking to evaluate and follow up with information rather than detailed training
  • Slides and tutorials will be available at this link for follow up at your own pace.
  • The workshop will conclude with resources on how to follow up and get more help and training.

Workshop program





Links and downloads


9:00-9:30 am

Introductions of Speakers

Overview of Workshop

What to expect


9:30-10:00 am

Overview of CyVerse

CyVerse Overview slides




10:00-10:45 am

(resume after break)

Overview of Data StoreCyVerse Data Store slidesJoslynn

10:15-10:30 am




10:45-11:45 am

(resume after break)

Analyzing data with Discovery Environment (DE)

CyVerse Discovery Environment slides


11:15-11:30 am




Overview of Atmosphere

CyVerse Atmosphere slides



(resume after lunch)

Workshop summary and discuss your data!


  • Questions
  • Example of iCommands

Joslynn, Amanda

Attend the Conference Session

Resources and Techniques for Training Students in Computational Skills

Friday, October 20, 8:45-10:15am

Room 250 F

Want to learn more about how to train students in computational methods? The four instructors are also presenting a Resources and Techniques for Training Students in Computational Skills session during the 2017 SACNAS Conference.

Pre-workshop checklist and software downloads

1. Obtain a CyVerse Account

  • Get your free account at  If possible, please register with an institutional (e.g. .edu, .org, .gov) email account ; only accounts linked to institutions can be granted access to Atmosphere.

2. Obtain Atmosphere Access

  • Once you have your account, go to and under Available Services, request access  to Atmosphere. Indicate that you are attending a workshop when you are asked for justification (This will only be granted if you registered for CyVerse using an institutional account; see above).

3. Setup your computer for CyVerse

Most CyVerse platforms only require a web browser. All users are encouraged to use Cyberduck Download (Win, Mac) / CyVerse Cyberduck Profile (Download) for their data uploads (GUI); iCommands can be used for access to the Data Store services. 

The following are optional for the workshop:

Information on SACNAS

  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science- is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.
  • SACNAS is the largest diversity in STEM conference in the country.



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