BioSB course: Integrated modeling and optimization

Living organisms are characterized by an amazing degree of hierarchical complexity. Although our ability to collect measurements at different spatial levels and time-scales has grown dramatically, it has become clear that only measurements cannot provide the answer to unravelling biological…

Helis Academy Omics Data Analysis Course

The next edition of the Helis Academy Omics Data Analysis course will take place online on 12-13 January, 2021. The target audience for this course is life scientists in academia and industry who want to learn to understand and how…

BioSB course: Algorithms for biological networks

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, algorithms and tools are developed to model these interactions, with various goals: predicting yet…

Metagenomics

In this workshop, a general background to metagenomics is provided. The workflow of sample preparation, DNA isolation, platform selection, read mapping, annotation and metagenome assembly is covered. Attention is paid to taxonomic classification, quantification of microbial communities and species richness.…