Registrations are now open for BioInfoSummer2011!
Introduction to Biology and Bioinformatics, Monday, 5 December 2011
A general introduction of biology for attendees with mathematics, statistics and computer science backgrounds. Also covering introductory informatics for participants from a biology background.
Molecular Evolution, Tuesday, 6 December 2011
Theories and methods for studying evolution at a molecular level, based on biomolecular sequence data, will be covered in lectures. Workshop in the afternoon reflects the morning lectures and provides attendees with hands-on practice of basic phylogenetic analysis.
Genetic Variation and Massively Parallel Sequencing, Wednesday, 7 December 2011
An introduction to the study of genetic variation.predisposing to diseases other than cancer, using massively parallel sequencing.
Cancer Genomics and Massively Parallel Sequencing, Thursday, 8 December 2011
Mostly acquired after-birth, cancer-causing mutations are extensively being studied. This theme aims to cover a few aspects of studies in cancer genomics, which includes chromosomal rearrangements, copy number variations and somatic variations.
Proteomics and Metabolomics, Friday, 9 December 2011
Topics in this theme will cover bioinformatic and biostatistical methods used in the study of proteins and metabolites using mass spectrometry.