We’re pleased to announce that a new Wellcome Advanced Course in helminth bioinformatics is now open for applications. The course is aimed at Africa-based researchers at various levels. It will be a hands on and practical introduction to bioinformatics for helminth researchers, covering:
- The use of public databases (including WormBase ParaSite) to explore gene and protein function
- Genome assembly
- Variant calling
- Differential gene expression
- Unix/linux command-line and some basic R
Dates and Deadlines
The course will be held at the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), University of Accra, Ghana, from 8 -13th September 2019.
The course is free to attend for non-commercial applicants, and a number of bursaries are available to cover travel, accommodation and sustenance.
The deadline for applications is 9th May.
More details are available here: https://coursesandconferences.wellcomegenomecampus.org/our-events/helminth-bioinformatics-ghana-2019/