Workshop on the Analysis of Biological Data for Studies on the Microbiome and Host-Gene Expression

Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, K-RITH Tower Level 1, Durban, South Africa
Event Date: 
Monday, 8 October, 2018 to Friday, 12 October, 2018
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, 1 September, 2018

This intensive, hands-on course will feature morning and afternoon sessions taught by expert faculty. All participants will acquire fundamental computational skills, appropriate study design, data interpretation, and overall literacy in bioinformatics.

Topics covered include: 

  • Intro to computing
  • Intro to R
  • Computational study design
  • Microbiome data analysis
  • Transcriptional data analysis
  • Differential Gene Expression