Courses - 2014


2014-12-04 01:00, Course | Tomtebodavägen 23A Solna

One day practical course on Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS)

Participants from all over Sweden are welcome!

2014-11-25 01:00 - 2014-11-26 01:00, Course | Uppsala

Metagenomics, 1 hp

During the two-day SciLifeLab metagenomics course, the participants will be brought up to date with the current state-of-the-art in the rapidly emerging field of environmental genomics, including metagenomics and single cell genomics. The course will focus on computational methods for assembly and functional annotation of environmental genomics data.

2014-11-21 10:00 - 15:00, Course | Uppsala

The versatile zebrafish model system

Together with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the National Veterinary Institute (SVA) SciLifeLab is organizing a workshop aiming to explore the requirements and possibilities to facilitate collaborations and new insights in the use of zebra fish in environmental and health research. Applications in the use of zebrafish for detection of chemical pollutants with different read – outs, from authorities and researchers alike, will be covered.

2014-11-18 01:00 - 2014-11-19 01:00, Course | Uppsala

De novo Genome assembly, 1hp

The course is aimed at researchers getting into their first de novo genome assembly project, or those planning to do so in the near future, but will also include information of use for the more experienced researcher. The focus will be on eukaryotic organisms, but most of the methods can be applied to prokaryotic projects too. Applicants will be taken through all steps of a genome assembly project, from the quality assessment of data, through assembly, to validation of assemblies. After this course, the students will be well aware of common practices in genome assembly projects and will know how to avoid common pitfalls.

2014-11-17 01:00, Course |

Introduction to high throughput screening

Chemical Biology Consortium Sweden organizes a course that gives a broad introduction to high throughput screening (HTS) that is technique used to identify biologically active small organic molecules through screening of compound libraries with the help of robust test systems and advanced instrumentations.

2014-11-17 01:00 - 2014-11-21 01:00, Course | SciLIfeLab Stockholm

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.

2014-11-10 01:00 - 2014-11-14 01:00, Course | Umeå

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, 2 hp

In collaboration with BILS, SciLIfeLab will organize the course Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data. The course will provide an 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 excercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs.

2014-11-10 01:00 - 2014-11-21 01:00, Course | Stockholm

Omics data analysis: From quantitative data to biological information

The course is an introduction to the methods used for analysis of omics data, and is mostly directed to doctoral students that do not have so much experience of bioinformatics and data-analysis. The first week the focus is on study design, statistical analysis and multivariate statistics, the second week the focus is on biological interpretation; GO, pathways, networks etc. We have theoretical lectures followed by workshops were the students try out different tools and methods for data-analysis. The students also do a data-analyis project were they analyse their own omics data with the methods we teach during the course.

2014-11-05 10:30 - 18:00, Course | Uppsala

IMARIS Workshop for Image presentation & analysis

The SciLifeLab facility Biological visualization (BioVis) organizes a workshop November 5 in Uppsala. Discover the new IMARIS 8.0 and how it can help you in your 3D image analysis.

2014-10-29 01:00 - 2014-10-30 01:00, Course | Uppsala

RNA-seq, 1 hp

This course will cover both theoretical and hands-on exposure to current topics in RNA-seq analysis. Lectures from experts in the RNA-seq and biostatistics will cover a range of cutting-edge issues in different RNA-seq applications, including updates on long reads sequencing and single-cell sequencing. An extensive case study in the computer lab will familiarize you with concepts of mapping, de novo assembly, differential expression analysis and different aspects of quality control of your RNA-seq data.

2014-10-13 02:00 - 2014-10-18 02:00, Course | Uppsala

Perl Programming with Application to Bioinformatics, 2 hp

Perl is the ideal programming language for biological data analysis. The course is for students with little or no prior knowledge in perl. Familiarity in using a command line would be beneficial. It is aimed at students who need computational skills to handle large datasets. The course will follow the book “Learning Perl”. It will consist of lectures to introduce all topics and computer assignments to be completed individually after each lecture. It will also include interactive sessions in a computer lab.

2014-10-13 02:00 - 2014-10-24 02:00, Course | Stockholm

Mass spectrometry-based proteomics: When and How

The aim of this course is to give an overview of mass spectrometry based proteomics for researchers that will apply these techniques in their own research. The course is focusing on proteomics technologies and applications, for proteomics data analysis we recommend our KI doctoral course “Omics data analysis: From quantitative data to biological information”

2014-09-22 02:00 - 2014-09-26 02:00, Course | Uppsala

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, 2 hp

In collaboration with BILS, SciLIfeLab will organize the course Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data. The course will provide an 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.

2014-08-25 02:00 - 2014-09-05 02:00, Course | Uppsala

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 danced molecular technologies, reagent resources and instrumentation. The course is co-organized by the proteomics platforms at Science for Life Laboratory and the EU FP7 projects DiaTools and Affinomics. 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 methods for protein analyses will be covered.

2014-06-10 02:00 - 2014-06-12 02:00, Course | Uppsala

RNA-seq/proteomics workshop, 1 hp

In this workshop, you will get both theoretical and hands-on exposure to current topics in RNA-seq analysis, with an introduction also to proteomics analyses. Lectures from experts in RNA-seq, proteomics and biostatistics will cover a range of cutting-edge issues in different RNA-seq applications, including updates on long reads sequencing, single-cell sequencing and proteogenomics. An extensive case study in the computer lab will familiarize you with concepts of mapping, de novo assembly, isoform quantification, genome annotation and comparisons between RNA and protein data.

2014-06-03 02:00 - 2014-06-05 02:00, Course | Solna (Hans Blom/ALM )

Super-Resolution fluorescence microscopy (3 Hp, SK3514)

The course aims to provide all participants with training in the fundamental theoretical and experimental aspects of super-resolution fluorescence microscopy.

2014-05-21 02:00 - 2014-05-23 02:00, Course | Tomtebodavägen 23A (SciLifeLab and Allbio )

Metagenome data analysis workshop

With technological advances we face an increasing number of projects dealing with the size and complexity of metagenomics datasets. Therefore SciLifelab and AllBio are arranging a workshop on the analysis and interpretation of metagenomics data.

2014-05-19 02:00 - 2014-05-25 02:00, Course | Uppsala

Perl Programming with Application to Bioinformatics, 2 hp

Perl is the ideal programming language for biological data analysis. The course is for students with little or no prior knowledge in perl. Familiarity in using a command line would be beneficial. It is aimed at students who need computational skills to handle large datasets. The course will follow the book “Learning Perl”. It will consist of lectures to introduce all topics and computer assignments to be completed individually after each lecture. It will also include interactive sessions in a computer lab.

2014-05-19 02:00 - 2014-05-20 02:00, Course | Solna (SeRC, BILS, SciLifeLab and Mozilla Science Lab)

Software Carpentry Bootcamp, May 19-20th 2014

Best practices for reproducible computational research in a two days intensive workshop in one of the two rooms based on your experience.

2014-05-05 11:00 - 2014-05-06 19:00, Course | Uppsala

ImageJ Hands-on workshop

The workshop aims at PhD students and research staff who would like to get started with ImageJ, and covers basics like handling images, finding the tools you need, up to advanced methods like writing macros.

2014-04-07 02:00 - 2014-04-11 02:00, Course | Linköping

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, 2 hp

Previously named Computational Methods for Massively Parallel Sequencing.

In collaboration with BILS, SciLIfeLab will organize the course Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data. The course will provide an 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 excercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs.

2014-04-02 02:00, Course | Tomtebodavägen 23A (Fluorescence Tissue Profiling Facility at SciLifeLab)

Tissue Imaging Workshop

Are you performing studies using tissue sections or TMA’s? Come and discover more about the most advanced solutions for extracting proteomic and morphometric information from intact tissue sections.

2014-03-31 02:00 - 2014-04-01 02:00, Course | Uppsala

Introduction to Genome Annotation, 1 hp

Genome annotation is the process in which loci of interest in a genome are identified, both in structure and function. The structural part includes identifying the number and size of exons and introns, size of UTRs, and number of isoforms. The functional annotation, in turn, focuses on inferring the biological role of different transcripts.

2014-03-17 01:00 - 2014-03-21 01:00, Course | Uppsala

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, 2 hp

Previously named Computational Methods for Massively Parallel Sequencing.

In collaboration with BILS, SciLIfeLab will organize the course Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data. The course will provide an 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 excercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs.

2014-01-20 01:00 - 2014-03-21 01:00, Course | Stockholm

Analysis of data from high-throughput molecular biology experiments – 7,5 hp

The course will cover how to analyze (i) next/now generation sequencing data (e.g., assembly, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq) and (ii) mass spectrometry data (e.g., peptide identification, peptide quantification, post-translational modifications).