MGC Next Generation Sequencing data analysis

The 11th edition of the “Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Data analysis” course will be organized at the LUMC, from 30 August, 2017 – 1 September, 2017. The course aims at PhD students, postdocs and senior researchers who are interested in,…

Interuniversity Course on Clinical and Research Genomic Data Sharing and Access

In order to make the promises of genomic medicine a reality, various national and international organizations have endorsed responsible genomic data sharing in both clinical and research settings. Sharing individual-level genomic data however could generate various concerns. Individual-level genomic data…

NGS in DNA Diagnostics Course

VKGL/VKGN ‘NGS in DNA diagnostics’ is a course aimed at Genomic Resequencing in a Medical Diagnostic Context, i.e to apply Next Generation Sequencing data as diagnostic tool in the hospital. Lectures will be accompanied with hands-on exploration. Program (preliminary) Day…

Pattern Recognition course

After having followed this course, the student has a good understanding of basic pattern recognition and machine learning techniques and is able to recognize what method is most applicable to data analysis problems (s)he encounters in bioinformatics applications. Date: September 25-29,…

3GB-TEST Next-Generation Sequencing Course

A 3-day course on NGS Ljubljana, Slovenia in the period of 25-27 October 2017. The focus of the course is on clinical diagnostics using exome/genome sequences, variant identification and analysis including afternoon practical sessions.   Course page: http://3gb-test.eu/

Protein structures: production, prowess, power, promises, and problems

In the right hands, protein structures are a ‘power’ful tool to answer bio-molecular questions. Knowledge of the structure is a pre-requisite for rational drug design, for biotechnology, for chemical biology, and for answering a whole series of biomedical questions. In…

Variant effect prediction

This course is organised in collaboration with Dr. J.T. den Dunnen, Human Genetics & Clinical Genetics, LUMC, Leiden Aim of the course: DNA sequencing, incl. NGS, is a standard technology used in most modern laboratories. When the focus is on…

Applied Microbial Genomics

Biotechnology research generates large-scale data, and specifically genomics data. But can this data and/or information effectively be used to answer your industrial microbiological research question? This course will teach you to consider and work with data-analysis strategies, which will provide…

Optimisation techniques in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

In many different problems from bioinformatics and systems biology (e.g. multi parameter estimation, reverse engineering of gene networks, multi-alignment problem, 3D structure prediction etc.) various optimisation methods are applied. In this course you will get acquainted with the underlying mathematics…