EMBL-EBI bioinformatics modules

EMBL-EBI bioinformatics modules at Umeå University 10-12 and 17-19 November

In collaboration with the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) the National Doctoral Programme in Infections and Antibiotics (NDPIA) will offer a number of bioinformatics modules 10-12 and 17-19 of November 2015. The modules will be taught at Umeå University by EBI staff and members of NDPIA are offered to participate for free. Non-NDPIA applicants can be considered if the modules are not fully subscribed (also without charge).

Half-day training modules (10-12 November):

  1. Introduction to databases at EMBL-EBI
  2. Protein sequence databases
  3. Protein function and classification
  4. Introduction to sequence searching at EMBL-EBI
  5. Standards and ontologies
  6. Interactions & pathways

Full-day training modules (17-19 November):

  1. Protein structures and tools from the PDBe
  2. Ensembl Genomes
  3. ArrayExpress / Expression Atlas

Link to schedule and information about the modules via EMBL-EBI.

Deadline for registration: 30 October 2015

Registration: NDPIA members – please fill out the form below. Non-NDPIA members, please send an e-mail to anna.holmstrom@umu.se including the following information: your affiliation, position, mobile phone number, which modules you want to attend and what species you are working with. Please also inform of any allergies/food preferences (with respect to "fika").

If you are a member of NDPIA and not enrolled at Umeå University, you can also apply for co-funding of travel/accommodation costs for participating in the modules by ticking “Yes” in the relevant boxes of the form below.

Link to tips on accommodation in Umeå.

For questions related to the modules, please contact relevant EBI staff. For questions with respect to registration, please contact anna.holmstrom@umu.se.

After 30 October admitted participants will receive additional information relevant to the activity.


Bookings are closed for this event.