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[Zbrafish] Online training in bioinformatics

Heather Vincent via zbrafish%40net.bio.net (by heather.vincent from manchester.ac.uk)
Tue Aug 20 02:32:36 EST 2013


At the University of Manchester, UK, we have over 15 years experience in 
teaching a range of online courses in computational biology.  These 
courses are at Masters level, and are designed to enable those with a 
background in the life sciences, computer science, mathematics or 
related disciplines to update their skills, while remaining in the 
workplace.  The courses are also very suitable for home study, helping 
you to keep in touch with a research environment while taking a career 
break.

http://octette.cs.man.ac.uk/bioinformatics/index.html

The following courses are running next semester :

     Advanced Sequence Analysis (The October run of this course is 
already full.)
     Programming in C
     Introduction to software development in Java
     Computational Systems Biology
     Visualisation for High Performance Computing

http://octette.cs.man.ac.uk/bioinformatics/modules/index.html

The individual courses can be studied by anyone wishing to apply 
computational methods in their research.  Those wishing to progress to 
the MSc will complete a supported research project.  Previous topics 
chosen for the research project range from "Identification of 
differential transcription in Drosophila embryos from tiling microarray 
data" to "Protein interaction networks related to differences in 
infection susceptibility in Trypanosoma congolense infected mice". Other 
examples of current and completed research projects are listed here : 
http://octette.cs.man.ac.uk/bioinformatics/projects/index.html

For further information, please visit our programme website :
http://octette.cs.man.ac.uk/bioinformatics/index.html

If you have any questions, or would like advice on the options, please 
contact Heather.Vincent from manchester.ac.uk



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