Bioinformatics in Neuroscience: a web-based approach

Course catalogue code
BMB508117
2WKS
3EC
19Nov2018
30Nov2018
Short description
Please Note: this course is subject to change from a 1 week (1,5 ECTS) to a 2 week (3 ECTS) course. 

Every day one lecture followed by hands-on computer practical; each day finishes with a keynote lecture. During the course there is an assignment with a final presentation (which will be assessed) and an exam.
This course provides an overview of multiple genetic tools used by neuroscientist, including: brain atlases, analysis of proteome/interactome data, GWAS/WebQTL/Phenotype analysis; (single cell) RNAseq.
Central theme: neurological and psychiatric diseases (Autism, Eating disorders, Schizophrenia, ALS, Epilepsy and Mental Retardation).

Mandatory

No.

Optional for students from other programmes

Yes.