The course is held in a one-week session, and requires full-time attendance
during this week.
The locale is the Biozentrum
of the University of
Basel. The Biozentrum can be conveniently reached by public transportation
or by car (see below).
Sessions runs from 9:00 to 18:00 approximately, with a lunch break and coffee breaks.
As a general rule, each day consist of a theoretical introduction and
hands-on practical exercises under the supervision of the course staff.
The course is supported by the Swiss
Committee for Molecular Biology. We have currently no funding to
give support to the participants, but we might offer partial reimbursement
of travel expenses to students from the Swiss Universities or other
Swiss academic institutions.
On-line form for travel reimbursement.
The registration fee for academics is 100 CHF.
The registration fee for industry participant is 150 CHF.
Course language: English
ECTS accreditation has been introduced for our courses starting from 2006. Note that successfull participating graduate students (full-time attendance and exam passed) will have to inquire if these credits are accepted by their respective graduate schools.
Course organizer: Lorenza
Scientific Program and Course Instructors
- Leandro Hermida, FMI,
- Lorenza Bordoli, Laurent Falquet, Swiss
Institute of Bioinformatics,
Basel & Lausanne.
- T. Miyar, P. Jones EBI, Hinxton, UK.
- K. Wolstencroft, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
Location, housing and transportation
Biozentrum, University of Basel
CH - 4056 Basel Switzerland
Travel information how to reach the Biozentrum can be found here.
Hotel accomodations can be found at:
Hotel reservation system
Hostel of the Universitätsspitals Basel (booked out)
The number of participants is limited by the number of assistants and
by the number of workstations available in the classroom.