Who we are

The GTPB runs regularly at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência since 1999. Up to now, more than 3200 course participants have acquired practical skills that they can use with independence. Short, intensive hands on courses available on successful application.

The Programme is described in:
"The GTPB training programme in Portugal", Brief Bioinform (2010) 11 (6): 626-634 first published online October 21, 2010 doi:10.1093/bib/bbq063. This article appears in a "Special Issue: Education in Bioinformatics" (free download)

The GTPB experience is also referenced in:
"Training Experimental Biologists in Bioinformatics" Advances in Bioinformatics (open access), Volume 2012, Article ID 672749, doi:10.1155/2012/672749

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Scheduled Courses for 2014

(Last edited, 2014/09/12)
From / To
(dates)
Application
Deadline
Applications
are:
Title
Apr 8th
Apr 11th
Mar 31st CLOSED! IB14F
Introductory Bioinformatics (first course in 2014)
June 2nd
June 6th
May 20th CLOSED! IBSTAT14
Introductory Biostatistics
June 11th
June 13th
May 20th CLOSED! SMLMC14
Structural Modeling for
Large Macromolecular Complexes
Sept 15th
Sept 18th
Sept 5th CLOSED! ABSTAT14
Advanced Biostatistics for
Bioinformatics Tool Users using R
Oct 6th
Oct 9th
Sep 26th OPEN! TA-AFADM14
Transcriptome Analysis (RNA-seq) and
Automatic Function Annotation
Oct 13th
Oct 15th
- About to open HFP14
Hunting for Promoters
Nov 3rd
Nov 7th
- In preparation BPB14
Bioinformatics using Python for Biologists
Nov 24th
Nov 28th
- In preparation CSDM14
Chromosome structure determination using
modelling and Hi-C data
Dec 8th
Dec 12th
- In preparation! IB14S
Introductory Bioinformatics (second course in 2014)

Other course themes, in preparation or ready to be launched by GTPB

(Last edited, 2014/05/18)
Approximate date Theme
Metabolic Models in Nutrition and Ageing
Experiment Design in Biomedical Research
Metagenomics
Biological Networks and Cheminformatics
Model-based approaches in Demography
Computational Epidemiology
Genome Architecture and Variation
Automation Reproducible Analysis of NGS
Biosharing, Biocuration, Standards for handling biological data

GENERAL NOTE ON COSTS, for non-resident applicants:
PARTICIPATION FEES:
Most of our courses follow the general model in which we charge Euro 80.00 per day per participant. Lunch is included.
Members of IGC, or local Institutes and Centers with whom we have agreements (ITQB,IBET,CEDOC) and members of IGC's "Associated Groups" are not charged individually and need to ask their liaison officers about the specific way to apply correctly. Fees are periodically debited and participants do not need to worry about the bureaucracy.

LOCAL COSTS:
Please note that the cost of subsistence in Oeiras is usually quite low.
We are eager to help you to reduce your subsistence costs to the appropriate level, on request. As a guide number, one can count on a daily value of about Euro 35. On availability, a night at a local academic residence can cost Euro 21.30, subject to availability. A dinner in a simple local restaurant can cost Euro 10. Lunch on course days is included in the course fee (for external attendees only).

PAIRING OF COURSE PROGRAMMES:
Training courses identical or similar to those offered by the GTPB are available in
other Institutes. An ongoing cooperation allows us to recommend them. Different
access conditions do apply, according to the local organization. The offer is not
exactly the same but there is some overlap.
If you were unable to register on one of our courses, you may find other opportunities at:
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK  LINK

For more information, send an e-mail to: bicourses ( AT ) igc.gulbenkian.pt

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