Introduction to Bioinformatics course 2005

 

Schedule and teachers


Location
: Seminar room C159 of the Institute of Cell Biology (theory)
and the Bioscience library-FBB (exercises) of the Zellbiologisches Zentrum, Bern University.

Time

Topic

Teacher

Mo Feb 21

DAY 1

 

9:00
9:15-10:30

Welcome Address
Theory

General Introduction

Laurent Falquet

10:30-12:00

Exercises
little web surf, EMBnet resources, other sites

Staff

13:30-16:00

Theory: 
Biological Databases

Marie-Claude Blatter

16:00-18:00

Exercises: 
Internet hunt

Staff

Tu Feb 22

DAY 2

 

9:00-11:00

Theory: 
Sequence comparisons: basic methods, scoring matrices, dot plots

Ioannidis Vassilios

11:00-12:00

Exercises: 
Pairwise sequence comparisons, dotlet

Staff

13:30-16:00

Theory
Sequence comparisons: comparisons to databases (BLAST, FASTA)

Lorenza Bordoli

16:00-18:00

Exercises: 
Database searches

Staff

19:00-...

Social dinner

 

We Feb 23

DAY 3

 

9:00-11:00

Theory: 
EST clustering

Vassilios Ioannidis

11:00-12:00

Exercises:
EST clustering

Staff

13:30-16:00

Theory: 
Multiple Sequence Alignment

Laurent Falquet

16:00-18:00

Exercises: 
Multiple Sequence Alignment

Staff

Th Feb 24

DAY 4

 

9:00-11:00

Theory: 
Patterns, Profiles, HMMs and PSI-Blast

Lorenza Bordoli

11:00-12:00

Exercises: 
Web tools for creating and finding protein motifs, PSI-Blast

Staff

13:30-16:00

Theory: 
Exploring eukaryotic gene structures

Lorenzo Cerutti

16:00-18:00

Exercises: 
Exploring eukaryotic gene structures

Staff

Fr Feb 25

DAY 5

 

9:00-11:00

Theory: 
Protein function prediction

Laurent Falquet

11:00-12:00

Exercises: 
Protein function prediction

Staff

13:30-18:00

Presentations of users problems (bring your sequences!!)
Discussion:
Technical aspects, questions, other...

End of the course. Farewell.

Staff