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[Computational-biology] Bioinformatics for Systems Biology, October 2010

Heather Vincent via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by Heather.Vincent from manchester.ac.uk)
Wed Sep 15 07:39:56 EST 2010

This is an update on the distance courses offered by the University of 
Manchester, UK.

The next courses begin on 4 October 2010.  'Introduction to software 
development in Java' is already full, but there are now a few more 
places available on 'Bioinformatics for Systems Biology'

'Bioinformatics for Systems Biology' covers :

Week 1			Introduction to the course
         		Installation of software for network analysis
Weeks 2 and 3		Molecular networks in biology
			Group discussion of models and modelling
Weeks 4 and 5		Standards for Systems Biology
        			Data sources and standards for network biology
			Practical exploration of a molecular network
Weeks 6 and 7		Network properties
			Practical exercise on network statistics
Weeks 8 and 9		Mapping microarray data to a network	
Weeks 10 and 11		Independent work on network analysis
Weeks 12 and 13		Dynamic models
			Further work on modelling formalisms
			Practical exercise on a metabolic model
Weeks 14 to 16		Independent research for the second assessment

You can also book now for the courses running in March 2011.  The
March courses will include :

Introduction to software development in Java
Mathematics for metabolic modelling
Introduction to BioHealth Informatics
Introduction to microarray data analysis
Databases and data modelling
Object-oriented analysis and design with UML

For further information, please visit our programme website :

If you have any questions, or would like advice on the options, please
contact Heather.Vincent from manchester.ac.uk or the office for Advanced 
Professional Education (ape from cs.man.ac.uk).

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