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…

NGS: RNA-seq data analysis

The BioSB research school and partner LUMC are organizing a 3-day course on RNA-seq data analysis. This is an advanced course for people with experience in NGS. The course will consist of seminars and hands-on command line, Galaxy and R…

Fundamental data skills needed to conduct data-driven research

Swift Introduction to Data Handling using Linux, R and Python Two-day workshop (6-7 November 2017) on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct data-driven research. Further details to follow. Read more

Parallel and GPU programming in Python

Practical skills course on parallel and GPU programming in Python. Date: 6 November 2017 Read more

Workshop Metagenomics

Metagenomics is a relatively new field that studies the presence of microorganisms in a sample, for example in water or soil samples, and interactions between the microorganisms. Genetic material is isolated from the samples and used to determine the presence…

Bioinformatics in Proteomics

This course provides an in-depth understanding in applications of online bioinformatics tools for proteomic research. Course date: 6 December 2017 During the course, easy to follow explanations are given for extensive sequence analysis, post-translational and chemical modifications, and structural configuration…

High Performance Computing and Big Data

In this course, researchers and engineers can learn about high performance computing, discuss their specific problems with experts and start to solve them on SURFsara’s state-of-the-art computing facilities. Date:  2 January – 2 February 2018 Researchers and engineers from industry…

EMBO Practical Course on Metabolomics Bioinformatics for Life Scientists

Overview This course will provide an overview of key issues that affect metabolomics studies, handling datasets and procedures for the analysis of metabolomics data using bioinformatics tools. It will be delivered using a mixture of lectures, computer-based practical sessions and…

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