Courses - 2019


2019-10-13 - 2019-10-18, Course | Leysin, Switzerland

Joint SIB / SciLifeLab Autumn School Single Cell Analysis

This schools aims at training students and young researchers in cutting-edge methodologies about single cell analysis in the various omics. With a mix of lectures and hands-on sessions, supervised by expert speakers / tutors, and in a nice environment and atmosphere, we are convinced that this School will meet your expectations. Application deadline: August 31, 2019

2019-10-07 - 2019-10-11, Course | Uppsala

Python programming with applications to bioinformatics, Uppsala (NBIS/ELIXIR-SE course)

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, September 4, 2019

2019-10-07 - 2019-10-11, Course | Umeå

Python programming with applications to bioinformatics, Umeå (NBIS/ELIXIR-SE course)

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, September 4, 2019

2019-09-23 - 2019-09-27, Course | Solna

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 1, 2019

2019-09-17 - 2019-09-18, Course | Solna

Bioinformatics for Principal Investigators

The course will give an introduction to some of the challenges you as a research leader might face in your projects where bioinformatics tools and research is used; to provide guidance on strategies for managing data and the importance of data sharing; how to encourage bioinformatics development in your team and / or work with collaborators and what resources are available, with special focus on resources within SciLifeLab. Application deadline: August 14, 2019

2019-09-17 - 2019-09-19, Course | Umeå

Basic Course in SEM and TEM

The aim of this course is to provide general introduction of EM to research students, postdoctoral fellows and technical staff, who would like to work with EM methods in their projects. Application deadline: August 30, 2019

2019-09-10 - 2019-09-11, Course | Solna

Teaching Workshop: Content- to Outcomes (using the Mastery Rubric for Bioinformatics as a tool for curriculum design)

This workshop is open for the Life Science community across Sweden wanting to improve their teaching/training skills. Especially targeting people engaged and interested in course development, both stand-alone courses and courses in a more formal/longer curricula. Due to limited space the course can accommodate maximum of 20 participants. First come first served basis

2019-09-09 - 2019-09-13, 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: June 14, 2019

2019-09-09 - 2019-09-12, Course | Solna

Omics Integration and Systems Biology

The aim of this workshop is to provide an integrated view of biological network construction and integration, constraint-based modelling, multi-omics integration and hypothesis generation. Application deadline: June 28, 2019

2019-08-26 - 2019-08-30, Course | Solna

Epigenomics data analysis

This course builds on our previous ChIP-seq data analysis course to introduce the best practice bioinformatics methods for processing, analyses and integration of epigenomics data. Application deadline: July 21, 2019

2019-08-19 - 2019-08-30, 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: July 5, 2019

2019-06-10 - 2019-06-20, Course | Visby

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 1, 2019.

2019-06-03 - 2019-06-05, 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 25, 2019

2019-05-21 - 2019-05-23, Course | Uppsala

Biostatistics Essentials: a blackboard approach

In this course we focus on active learning approach. The course participants are expected to do some pre-course reading and exercises, corresponding up to 16h studying. The education consists of teaching blocks alternating between mini-lectures, group discussions, live coding sessions etc. A special focus is put on understanding basic concepts by solving problems with pen and paper. We believe in less-is-more principle, so be ready to say no to digital exhaustion to truly learn something with our modern “blackboard approach”. Application deadline: March 31, 2019

2019-05-20 - 2019-05-24, Course | Gothenburg

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, Gothenburg

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 9, 2019

2019-05-20 - 2019-05-24, Course | Gothenburg

Quick and clean: advanced Python for data science in biology

This 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: 2-3 weeks before the course starts.

2019-05-15 - 2019-05-17, Course | Uppsala

Introduction to Genome Annotation

The course is aimed at researchers that are involved in on-going or upcoming genome projects and wish to deepen their understanding of the various forms of data and computational steps required to achieve a comprehensive annotation. The focus of the course will be on non-model eukaryote organisms, and in particular the structural annotation of protein coding genes. Application deadline: April 8, 2019

2019-05-14 - 2019-05-15, Course | Solna

Tools for reproducible research

In this course you will learn a system for working in computational research projects and making your data analyses reproducible. The topics include good practices for data management, version control, environment management, workflows, computational notebooks and containerization. Application deadline: April 14, 2019

2019-05-13 - 2019-05-15, Course | Uppsala

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: April 24, 2019

2019-04-03 - 2019-04-04, Course | Solna

Carpentry Instructor Training supported by ELIXIR Sweden – Improve your teaching/pedagogical skills

The course is aimed at everyone who is interested in becoming a better teacher. In particular, this training is aimed at those who want to become Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry instructors, run workshops and contribute to the Carpentry training materials. You don’t currently have to be an instructor or a teacher to attend this workshop, but you do need to be willing and committed to becoming one and to improving your teaching techniques. Application deadline: March 13, 2019

2019-03-26 - 2019-03-28, Course | Umeå

Cryo-EM Course on Tomography

Welcome to an advanced course in Cryo Electron Tomography! Application deadline: February 24, 2019

2019-03-25, 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 14, 2019

2019-02-04 - 2019-02-08, 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: December 3

2019-02-04 - 2019-02-06, Course | Solna

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 deadline: January 20, 2019