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…

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,…

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…

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…

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,…