Knowledge graphs in the life sciences

Course coordinator  Jasper Koehorst, Wageningen University (location WUR-campus)  Lecturers  Onder Babur (Wageningen University & Research)  Anna Fensel (Wageningen University & Research)  Jasper Koehorst (Wageningen University & Research)  Course credits  1.5 ECTS for following the course, 3 ECTS when successfully completing a final assignment  Course overview  The term “FAIR Linked Data” refers to a set of best practices for publishing, interlinking… Continue reading

Algorithms for Biomolecular Networks (Advanced)

Course coordinators prof. dr. ir. Dick de Ridder, Wageningen University dr. Aalt-Jan van Dijk, Wageningen University Course credits 1.5 ECTS for following the course, 3 ECTS when successfully completing a final assignment Course description Molecular biology is concerned with the study of the presence of and interactions between molecules, at the cellular and sub-cellular level. In bioinformatics and systems biology,… Continue reading

Integrated Modeling and Optimization (Fundamental)

Course date 12-16 December 2022, Wageningen Location: The course will be held at: Forum Building (building nr 102), with number B0409. A Biocafe (on Thursday) will be held in “The Spot” in Building Orion (gebouw nummer 103) in the Wageningen University campus Course coordinator Natal van Riel, Eindhoven University of Technology Lecturers Prof. Natal van Riel, Eindhoven University of Technology… Continue reading

Life Sciences Data Integration Challenge

Data science is revolutionizing our understanding of biology in biotechnology and systems health… What can you do in one week? Current and future scientific problems require multi-disciplinary solutions and research teams composed of members from broad domain backgrounds. The Life Sciences Data Integration Challenge 2022 is targeted at PhD candidates and MSc students from life science, biotechnology, and bioinformatics fields.… Continue reading

Computational Metagenomics (Advanced)

Course coordinators Marnix Medema, Wageningen University Jingyuan Fu, University Medical Centre Groningen Lecturers Marnix Medema, Wageningen University Jingyuan Fu, University Medical Centre Groningen Walter Pirovano, Baseclear Vittorio Tracanna, University of Cologne Mattias den Hollander, Netherlands Institute of Ecology Saskia Hiltemann, Erasmus Medical Center Tatiana Gurbich, European Bioinformatics Institute Anne Kupczok, Wageningen University Chrats Melkonian, Wageningen University / Utrecht University Daniel… Continue reading

Single-Cell Analysis

This week-long course will cover the practicalities of single-cell sample prep and analysis with a particular focus on single-cell RNA-seq libraries.  Course coordinators: Dr. Susan Kloet (LUMC) Dr. Miao-Ping Chien (Erasmus MC) Dr. Ahmed Mahfouz (LUMC) Course Credits: The study load of this course is 2 ECTS credits. Participants will get a certificate after successfully completing this course. Course overview:… Continue reading

Constraint-based modeling: Introduction and advanced topics

This course will introduce computational modeling of large (genome-scale) metabolic reaction networks through a scalable framework known as constraint-based modeling. Emphasis will be on the usage in both biotechnology and systems biomedicine. Main topics will be fundamental constraint-based modeling methods, omics data integration, multi-scale modeling and microbial community modeling. The course will combine theoretical lectures with tutorial exercises and computational… Continue reading

Machine Learning for bioinformatics and systems biology

In this one-week course, the foundations of machine learning will be laid out and commonly used methods for unsupervised (clustering, dimensionality reduction, visualization) and supervised (mainly classification) learning will be explained in detail. Methods will be illustrated using recent examples from the fields of systems biology and bioinformatics. Methods discussed in the morning lectures will be put into practice during… Continue reading

RNA-seq data analysis

The 2022 edition of the RNA-seq data analysis course will be held on 9-13 May, 2022 in Breda, the Netherlands. This course covers the basic concepts and methods required for RNA-seq analysis. Particular attention is given to the data analysis pipelines for differential transcript expression and variant calling. Location Address: Hogeschoollaan1, 4818 CR Breda, The Netherlands Course coordinators Andrew Stubbs,… Continue reading

MGC/BioSB Single Cell Analysis Course

Date: 18-22 October, 2021 Location: on-line Organizer: The course will be organised by the MGC – Susan Kloet, Miao-Ping Chien, and Ahmed Mahfouz Course overview This week-long course will cover the practicalities of single-cell sample prep and analysis with a particular focus on single-cell RNA-seq (scRNA-seq) libraries. The course features a mix of lectures and practicals, and you will have the opportunity to perform hands-on… Continue reading