ELB18F

Entry Level Bioinformatics (first course 2018)

Timetable (provisional)
ELB18F Entry Level Bioinformatics
Mon, Feb 19th
Day #1
09:30 - 11:00 Introduction.
What is Bioinformatics?
Sequence databases
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Information Resources available through the Internet I
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Information Resources available through the Internet II
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Genome Databases
Tue, Feb 20th
Day #2
09:30 - 11:00 Morning Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Genome Databases (primarily Ensembl)
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Graphical Pairwise Alignments
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Textual Pairwise Alignments
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Database Searching Methods (primarily blast)
Wed, Feb 21st
Day #3
09:30 - 11:00 Morning Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Primer design
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Simple Protein Sequence Analysis
Secondary structure prediction
Searching Protein Domain/Motif Databases
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Multiple Sequence Alignments I
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Protein Sequence Analysis II
Thu, Feb 22nd
Day #4
09:30 - 11:00 Morning Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Introduction to the Linux Command Line
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Introduction to NGS Data
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Quality Control and Pre-processing
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Read Mapping
Fri, Feb 23rd
Day #5
09:30 - 11:00 Morning Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Read Mapping quality control
Introduction to Variant Prediction
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Visualisation of results
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Introduction to Genome Assembly and Annotation
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Introduction to Transcriptomics and Epigenomics
Final wrap-up
Course Homepage

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência,

Apartado 14, 2781-901 Oeiras, Portugal

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Last updated:   January 8th 2018