Practical Computational Genomics: one day workshop for college


Mar
16
2013

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  • Speaker: Dr. Inhan Lee
  • Host Department: Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
  • Date: 03/16/2013
  • Time: 10:30AM - 4:30PM

  • Location: 1230 Undergraduate Sciences Building

  • Description:

    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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