SUMMER SCHOOL IN BIOINFORMATICS
26–30 June 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
We welcome applications for this bioinformatics summer school, run jointly with EMBL-EBI. This course will provide an introduction to the use of bioinformatics in biological research, theory and practice, and hands-on experience on using publicly available data resources and tools.
Participants will take part in a group project to conduct bioinformatics based research and explore biological questions. The programme includes discussions on the applications of bioinformatics in biological research and practical examples on how to browse, search, and retrieve biological data from public repositories. The course will culminate in a group presentation session involving all participants, giving an opportunity for wider discussions on the benefits and challenges of working with biological data.
The course is aimed at individuals working across biological sciences who have little or no experience in bioinformatics. A limited number of registration bursaries are available to attend this course, visit the website for further details.
Following course completion participants should be able to:
- Discuss applications of bioinformatics in biological research
- Browse, search, and retrieve biological data from public repositories
- Use appropriate bioinformatics tools to explore biological data
- Explore how biological data can be stored, organised and interconverted
Group projects available:
- Structural biology and functional prediction
- De novo assembly and annotation
- Networks and pathways
- Genomic variation project
Melissa Burke European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK
Laura Emery European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK
Sarah Morgan European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK
Bill Pearson University of Virginia, Virginia, USA
Dates for your diary
Bursary deadline: 7 March
Application deadline 14 March