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Practical Computational Genomics: one day workshop for college

Saturday, March 16, 2013
12:00 AM
1230 Undergraduate Sciences Building

More information, including the tentative schedule and registration, can be found here: http://www.mircore.com/page/Workshop

Ann Arbor's non profit tech company miRCORE (mircore.org) is offering a one day "Practical Computational Genomics" workshop, with sponsorship from WISE.

10:30am-4:30pm
USB Room 1230
$25 fee, scholarships can be requested in cases of financial hardship

More information, including the tentative schedule and registration, can be found here:
http://www.mircore.com/page/Workshop

Participants will:

  • gain essential knowledge in biomedical research
  • become familiar with various online tools including the National Center for Biotechnology Information databases and software packages (no prior experience necessary)
  • learn to efficiently find scientific information on diseases and genes related to diseases
  • gain an understanding of the shortcomings in current medical practices and the promise of the emerging field of medical genomics
  • differentiate DNA, RNA, proteins, and their basic structure and function, identify RNA regions of a specific gene and understand healthy function, and understand miRNA function and RNA network

 

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