Courses - 2015


2015-11-24 - 2015-11-25, Course | Uppsala

Metagenomics, 1 hp

During the three-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.

2015-11-24 - 2015-11-27, Course | Uppsala

Introduction to Image Analysis Software (IIAS) at BioVis in Uppsala

Introduction to Image Analysis Software (IIAS) This course will give you basic and in depth insight into the following Image Analysis software: Image J and Cell Profiler as well as IMARIS and Huygens. The Course will contain lectures combined with hands-on sessions to get to know the handling of data in the respective softwares and […]

2015-11-16 09:00 - 2015-11-20 17:00, Course | Lund

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, 2 hp – Lund

In collaboration with BILS, SciLifeLab will organize the course 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 excercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs.

2015-11-16 - 2015-11-17, Course | Uppsala

De novo Genome Assembly, 1 hp

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.

2015-11-16 - 2015-11-20, Course | Umeå

CBCS course: Assay development in High Throughput Screening (Umeå)

Venue: Laboratories for Chemical Biology Umeå (LCBU), Umeå University, Umeå Date: 16-20 November 2015    Register before 2015-10-26! Responsible department: Department of Chemistry, Umeå University Level: Advanced. Content: The course gives a practical basis for assay development in high throughput screening. High throughput screening (HTS) is a technique used to identify biologically active small organic molecules through screening of compound […]

2015-10-20 - 2015-10-22, 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 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. An extensive case study in the computer lab will familiarize you with concepts of mapping, quality control of your RNA-seq data, de novo assembly, assembly using a reference, differential expression analysis and downstream enrichment analysis.

2015-10-12 - 2015-10-19, 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.

2015-09-14 - 2015-09-18, 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 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 excercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs.

2015-08-24 - 2015-08-27, Course | Uppsala

Linux Introductory Course Summer 2015

UPPMAX application experts want to share their skills in a 4-day series of courses. We will help you move from being a Linux novice to an UPPMAX expert. If you already have the fundamentals down, you are still sure to enjoy the tips and tricks in the later parts of the course. Schedule and registration […]

2015-05-25 - 2015-06-02, Course | Solna

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 microscopy (Nobel Prize in 2014).

2015-05-21 10:15 - 17:15, Course | Solna

One day practical course on FCS

Welcome to a one day practical course on Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS).

2015-05-18 - 2015-05-23, 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.

2015-05-18 - 2015-05-22, Course | Göteborg

Introduction to Bioinformatics using NGS data, 2 hp

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.

2015-04-27 - 2015-04-28, 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.

2015-04-07 - 2015-04-09, 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 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.

2015-03-25 09:00 - 12:30, Course | Uppsala

Workshop: Mass Spectrometry based proteomics

This workshop aims to provide our current and coming users with information on mass spectrometry (MS) based proteomics for life science related project within health, environment as well as other categories. MS is nowadays an important tool for protein characterization and the workshop will provide guidelines and examples on how it can be used for […]

2015-03-24 - 2015-03-27, Course |

Introduction to Image Analysis and software

Biological visualization (BioVis) is proud to announce another course in its series of symposia, workshops and courses: Introduction to Image Analysis and software. All applicants affiliated with Swedish academia are welcomed. This course is aimed at those starting to analyze scientific images and want an introduction to the following software packages. The course will cover lecture(s) […]

2015-03-17 - 2015-03-18, Course | Uppsala

Long-Read Single-Molecule Sequencing at NGI – SciLifeLab

National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI) hosted by SciLifeLab invites you to join a two-day event dedicated to Pacific Biosciences RSII applications. Empower your research with long-read real-time single-molecule sequencing.

2015-03-11 - 2015-03-12, Course | Uppsala

CANCELLED – EnsEMBL API, 1 hp

The aim of the course will be to introduce researchers to the powerful Perl-based EnsEMBL API, a programming interface that enables direct access to all data stored within EnsEMBL data bases using well-documented Perl modules and classes.

2015-02-09 - 2015-02-13, 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 excercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs.

2015-02-04 09:00 - 18:00, Course | Solna

Workshop: Atomic Force Microscopy in Life Science

This workshop covers the latest developments in Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) for life science applications with experts in the field from academia and instrument providers.

2015-01-19 - 2015-01-20, Course | Uppsala

Workshop: e-Infrastructures for Massively Parallel Sequencing

This workshop will bring together scientists sharing their experiences on how to build efficient and sustainable e-infrastructures for massively parallel sequencing data management and storage, as well as setting up and maintaining an associated ecosystem of workflows, pipelines, and bioinformatics software.

2015-01-15 13:00 - 16:00, Course | room E10:4308

Automated Proteomics Pipeline – an easy-to-use and free proteomics processing infrastructure

Proteomics is surrounded by a thriving open-source eco-system. These software tools are often powerful and evolve quickly but they are not user-friendly. Likewise work with large datasets or more thorough profiling of research data quickly increases demands for processing power. The KTH developed Automated Proteomics Pipeline (APP) aims to resolve these issues and is designed […]