Introduction to Bioinformatics - sequence and genome analysis
Basel, 18-20 May 2009
The course will present an introduction to some of the main publicly available bioinformatics databases and mining tools available to the molecular biologist.
By the end of the course, students will have a working knowledge and a grasp of the underlying principles of a variety of publicly available data and computational tools important to address a range of specific biological problems. The course will cover the following topics: biological data & knowledgebases, sequence alignment and searching biological sequence databases, protein families and functional domain annotation, phylogenetic prediction, genome analysis.