Courses - 2018


2018-11-28 - 2018-11-29, Course | Göteborg

Tools for Reproducible Research

National course open for PhD students (prioritized), postdocs, researchers and other employees within all Swedish universities with interest in making their computational analysis more reproducible. Application deadline: October 26

2018-11-20 - 2018-11-22, Course | Uppsala

De Novo Genome assembly

The course is mostly aimed at researchers getting into their first de novo genome assembly project, but will also include information of use for the more experienced researcher. We will cover assembly of both prokaryotes and eukaryotes and spend a lot of time on learning how to run the analyses in hands-on computer exercises. Application deadline: October 15

2018-11-19 - 2018-11-23, Course | Uppsala

Python programming with applications to bioinformatics

This course provides a practical introduction to the writing of Python programs for the complete novice. Participants are lead through the core aspects of Python illustrated by a series of example programs. Upon completion of the course, attentive participants will be able to write simple Python programs from scratch and to customize more complex code to fit their needs. National course open for PhD students, postdocs, researchers and other employees in need of fundamental Python skills within all Swedish universities. Application deadline, October 11

2018-11-14 - 2018-11-16, Course | Umeå

RNA-seq data analysis

This workshop will introduce the best practice bioinformatics methods for processing and analyses of RNA-seq data via a series of lectures and computer practicals. Application deadline: October 2

2018-11-12 - 2018-11-16, Course | Umeå

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, Umeå

The course will provide an entry-level introduction to a wide range of analytical techniques for massively parallel sequencing, including basic Linux commands. We will pair lectures on the theory of analysis algorithms with practical computational exercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs. Application deadline: September 27

2018-11-12 - 2018-11-16, Course | Uppsala

R programming foundations for Life Science

The course covers fundamental concepts of programming and software design focusing on programming in R. We will go through various aspects of R scripting emphasizing the parts useful for life scientists. After introductory lectures on good programming practices, basic software design theory and a brief overview of R, we will delve into programming. We will give you tools to access help and information on R-related challenges and issues, spend some time learning how to install external packages, how to find bugs and address common installation issues. The course will be given by experienced computational biologists from SciLifeLab and Uppsala University. Application deadline, October 31

2018-11-07 - 2018-11-09, Course | Stockholm

ChIP-seq data analysis

This course will introduce the best practice bioinformatics methods for processing and analyses of ChIP-seq data via a series of lectures, group work and computer practicals. Application deadline, September 28

2018-10-24 - 2018-10-26, Course | Stockholm

Chemical Proteomics 2018

This course will cover most updated chemical proteomics strategies available for identifying proteome-wide compound-target interactions, which ChemProt provides at the state-of-the-art level. Application deadline, October 15

2018-10-09 - 2018-10-11, Course | Stockholm

ELIXIR-EXCELERATE Train the Trainer

ELIXIR-EXCELERATE, in collaboration with ELIXIR Sweden and ELIXIR-IIB, is pleased to announce a Train the Trainer (TtT) event. This course is meant to offer guidance, ideas and tips for training/teaching design, development and delivery based on research-driven educational principles. Examples and discussions will also focus on the challenges presented by academic teaching. Application deadline: When the number of participants reaches 20

2018-10-02 - 2018-10-04, Course | Umeå

Basic Course in Electron Micorscopy (SEM and TEM) at Umeå University

This course covers fundamental theory and operational principles as well as specimen preparation techniques for scanning and transmission electron microscopy (SEM and TEM). Application deadline: September 15

2018-09-24 - 2018-09-28, Course | Stockholm

Single particle Cryo-EM image processing

This course provides a theoretical and practical introduction to cryo-EM image processing. It consists of morning lectures and computational image processing practicals in the afternoon. It focuses mainly on single particle cryo-EM data analysis and will not cover cell tomography. Application deadline: September 10

2018-09-10 - 2018-09-13, Course | Stockholm

Hands on immunofluorescence

The purpose of the course is to get experience from preparing samples for immunofluorescence and learn about fluorescence microscopy and how to acquire images from confocal microscopes. The course will combine theory and hands on work by performing a typical immunofluorescence workflow.
Participants will start in the cell lab with cell culturing and seeding, perform immunostaining with three markers and a target protein of choice (if applicable), and image the samples using a confocal microscope. At the microscope the concept of fluorescence will be demonstrated and some exercises will be done to illustrate how confocal microscopy and fluorescence microscopy works. The course will also cover annotation of immunofluorescence images and students will get practice on annotating images acquired. Application deadline: July 6

2018-09-10 - 2018-09-14, Course | Uppsala

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, Uppsala

The course will provide an entry-level introduction to a wide range of analytical techniques for massively parallel sequencing, including basic Linux commands. We will pair lectures on the theory of analysis algorithms with practical computational exercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs. Application deadline: July 30

2018-08-27 - 2018-09-07, Course | Uppsala

Advanced Molecular Technology and Instrumentation for Proteome Analyses

The course will provide insight into state-of-the-art technologies for proteome analyses in research and medicine via advanced molecular technologies, reagent resources and instrumentation. The course will convey, by lectures and hands-on training, information about established and emerging methods and technologies relevant in basic research and diagnostics. Affinity- and non-affinity-based methods for protein analyses will be covered. Application deadline: June 15.

2018-08-27 - 2018-08-31, Course | Uppsala, Stockholm

Biophysical methods in drug discovery

The course will focus on different biophysical methods used for characterising protein-ligand interactions in drug discovery projects. It will cover a range of biophysical methods used to characterize interactions between drug target proteins and potential inhibitory compounds, and how to use the information for lead generation. The methods include, but are not limited to those offered at the three SciLifeLab facilities. The course consists of lectures with active discussion from the participants, computer exercises, and demonstrations in the form of laboratory experiments. Application deadline: May 26.

2018-06-11 - 2018-06-15, Course | Stockholm

Quick and clean: advanced Python for data science in biology

The course is built around Python philosophy of being quick and clean (the so called Zen of Python) and thus assumes anything taking more than three days to learn is probably not worth the effort. For convenience it is structured based on the industry way of classifying big data jobs: data analytics, data science, data engineering. Application deadline: May 14.

2018-06-10 - 2018-06-21, Course | Gotland

RaukR, Advanced R for Bioinformatics, Summer course

Join us in medieval Visby this June to improve your R skills and have a nice time!
In Life Science and Bioinformatics, R is increasingly being used to transform and analyse data, perform statistical analysis and produce publication-ready visualizations. This Summer course will focus on advanced R functionality to increase the participants skillset and understanding of what is possible to do today. Application deadline: April 15.

2018-05-21 - 2018-05-25, Course | Linköping

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data

The course will provide an entry-level introduction to a wide range of analytical techniques for massively parallel sequencing, including basic Linux commands. We will pair lectures on the theory of analysis algorithms with practical computational exercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs. Application deadline: April 5.

2018-05-21 - 2018-05-23, Course | Stockholm

Single cell RNA sequencing data analysis

This course will cover the basic steps in single cell RNAseq (scRNAseq) processing and data analysis. Topics covered will include an overview of the current scRNAseq techniques, overview of pipelines for processing, quality control and analysis tools. Application closes: April 23.

2018-05-15 - 2018-05-17, Course | Uppsala

Introduction to Genome Annotation- COURSE CANCELLED!

The focus of this NBIS course will be on non-model eukaryote organisms, and in particular the structural annotation of protein coding genes. We will use de novo gene finders, protein alignments and RNA-seq data to infer the structure of genes, and show how to combine these different lines of evidence to get the most stable and informative annotation. COURSE CANCELLED

2018-05-15 - 2018-05-31, Course | Linköping

Single cell analysis using flow and mass cytometry

The purpose of the course is to prepare and train course participants to plan mass cytometry experiments on a detailed level and to be able to decide which analytical software to use on acquired mass cytometry data. Application deadline: April 15.

2018-05-14 - 2018-05-16, Course | Uppsala

RNA-seq

This NBIS course will cover both theoretical and hands-on exposure to current topics in RNA-seq analysis. Lectures from experts in RNA-seq and biostatistics will cover a range of cutting-edge issues in RNA quality control, transcript assembly in model and non-model organisms, differential expression analysis and downstream analysis using other types of data. Application deadline: April, 13.

2018-05-14 - 2018-05-16, Course | Umeå

Cryo-EM sample preparation and data collection

The purpose of the course is to prepare and train our users in sample preparation methods, introduce users to image data acquisition workflow, expand knowledge about cryo-EM methods among Swedish researchers and finally show that everyone can learn how to use cryo-EM, if this method is needed in a project. Application deadline: April 15.

2018-04-10 - 2018-04-11, Course | Stockholm

Antibody based technologies

The workshop will focus on antibody based technologies and describe the possibilities of using these technologies within the facilities at SciLifeLab. Lectures will cover both theoretical and more practical aspects of the different applications. Application deadline: February 25.

2018-03-22 - 2018-03-23, Course | Stockholm

Tools for reproducible research

In this course you will learn how to make your data analyses reproducible, including good practices for data analysis and how to use version control systems. Application deadline: February 18.

2018-03-13 - 2018-03-15, Course | Uppsala

Single cell genomics – a practical and theoretical workshop

This course will cover the workflow for single cell genomics in practical and theoretical aspects. In addition we will discuss single cell transcriptomics and proteomics on eukaryotes. Application deadline January 31.

2018-03-05 - 2018-03-09, Course | Stockholm

Biobanks as a resource for biomedical research – CANCELLED

COURSE CANCELLED

2018-02-20 - 2018-02-22, Course | Umeå

Basic Course in SEM and TEM

The course covers fundamental theory and operational principles as well as specimen preparation techniques for scanning and transmission electron microscopy (SEM/TEM). We accept participants from all research departments and universities. Registration deadline: February 5.

2018-02-19 - 2018-03-23, Course | Umeå

Bioanalytical methodologies with emphasis on use of chromatography and mass spectrometry in metabolomics analysis

This course will cover theoretical and practical aspects of various combinations of chromatography and mass spectrometry commonly used in metabolomics analysis. Registration deadline: February 2.

2018-02-13 - 2018-02-15, Course | Stockholm, Umeå and online

Introductory Linux Tutorial for Life Sciences

The course is organized by NBIS and ELIXIR Slovenia and targeted at life scientists who want to extend their skills and knowledge. Registration deadline: January 12.

2018-02-12 - 2018-02-16, Course | Uppsala

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data

The course will provide an entry-level introduction to a wide range of analytical techniques for massively parallel sequencing, including basic Linux commands. We will pair lectures on the theory of analysis algorithms with practical computational exercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs. Application deadline December 31.

2018-02-05 - 2018-02-09, Course | Umeå

Assay development in high throughput screening

Chemical Biology Consortium Sweden organizes a course that gives a practical basis for assay development in high throughput screening. The course is given as complement to the theoretical on-line course “Introduction to high throughput screening” (see above). Passed examination of the theoretical course is a prerequisite for taking the practical. Application deadline: Application is closed

2018-01-15 - 2018-01-18, Course | Uppsala

UPPMAX Introductory Course Winter 2018

The course provides an introduction to the high-performance computing (HPC) environment offered at Uppmax. The course provides an overview of how the systems work and covers skills from basic Linux usage to advanced tips and tricks.