If you wish to get in touch with Prof. Clifford please email him (
gari AT gatech.edu) and ensure you cc the BMI admin (
bmi-admin AT emory.edu) who will help arrange a meeting. If you do not cc the admin your email may go into the void.
Everyone joining the Clifford Lab has a few logistical to-dos.
This post outlines what to do, and how.
If you are a student or postdoc interested in joining the Clifford Lab:
gari AT gatech.edu).
bmi-admin AT emory.edu) who will help arrange a meeting.
Our office at HSRB requires keycard access.
First, get your Emory ID card from the Emory card office.
Once you have your card, email Leita Young (
lkyoung AT emory.edu) to request to have building access granted to your card.
Ask Erik Reinertsen (
erikrtn AT gmail DOT com) for an invitation to our lab roster Google Spreadsheet, then add your info.
Go to our Google Group and request access. This is how Gari or the BMI administration contacts all of us.
Most of our group communicates in Slack. Ask anyone in the lab to invite you to the team.
Join the listserv for the Department of Biomedical Informatics.
Navigate to listserv.cc.emory.edu and log in.
Under “unlisted lists”, search for
Select that listserv and click subscribe.
Students and postdocs attend and present at our journal club.
Check out the website, which also explains how to sign up to present.
NOTE: this is currently paused.
We have several Google calendars:
Clifford Labcalendar lists lab members’ holidays/absences, key group meetings, and social events. Ask Gari Clifford for access.
BMI Talkscalendar lists departmental talks, seminars, etc. Ask Barbara Birt for access.
We’ve developed some standard ways to store code, data, and information:
beast:/data/...(this is not something you usually create) … it will soon be mirrored in a synchronised way to a mounted drive on the cluster.