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Bioinformatics for cytogeneticists and molecular geneticists

24 Aug 2011

This two-day course (22-23 November) reflects the exciting new direction of diagnostic genetics in light of recent innovations and Modernising Science Careers.


  • 22 November 2011 - Two-day session 22 - 23 November 2011
  • 24 November 2011 - Optional 3rd day half session


The programme provides essential training in aspects of bioinformatics for both cytogeneticists and molecular geneticists that refl ect the trend towards combined laboratory services and a flexible, multi-skilled workforce.

This course is ideally suited to genetics trainees and established scientists, providing both an introduction to the topic and more challenging content for experienced users. Focusing on practical exercise-based training, the content includes a foundation of essential bioinformatic theory, an overview of common online genomic databases, up to advanced use and the critical evaluation of key tools.

An additional free half-day session on 24 November is also offered by the EMBL Outreach Team for those wishing to gain a more detailed insight into the advanced features of Ensembl.

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