Introduction to Bioinformatics course 2003

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Schedule and teachers

Location: rooms INR219 (theory) and INN218 (exercises), Informatics Dept., EPFL, Lausanne
Time Topic Teacher
Mo Mar 3 DAY 1  
8:45
9:00-10:30
Welcome Address
Theory

General Introduction
Laurent Falquet
10:30-13:00 Exercises
little web surf, EMBnet resources, other sites
Staff
13:45-15:00 Theory: 
Biological Databases
Marie-Claude Blatter
15:00-18:00 Exercises: 
Internet hunt
Staff
Tu Mar 4 DAY 2  
8:30-10:30 Theory: 
Sequence comparisons: basic methods, scoring matrices, dot plots
Volker Flegel
10:30-13:00 Exercises: 
Pairwise sequence comparisons, dotlet
Staff
13:45-15:00 Theory
Sequence comparisons: comparisons to databases (BLAST, FASTA)
Frédérique Galisson
15:00-18:00 Exercises: 
Database searches
Staff
19:00 Social Dinner
We Mar 5 DAY 3  
8:30-10:30 Theory: 
EST clustering
Lorenzo Cerutti
10:30-13:00 Exercises: 
EST clustering
Staff
13:45-15:30 Theory: 
Multiple alignments
Cédric Notredame
15:30-18:00 Exercises: 
Multiple alignments
Staff
Th Mar 6 DAY 4  
8:30-10:30 Theory: 
Patterns, Sequence motifs, and profiles.
Marco Pagni
10:30-13:00 Exercises:
Web tools for creating and finding motifs, pattern searches, using profiles Hits and PSI-BLAST
Staff
13:45-15:30 Theory: 
Predicting genes and splice junctions.
Lorenzo Cerutti
15:30-18:00 Exercises: 
Gene prediction
Staff
Fr Mar 7 DAY 5  
8:30-10:30

Protein function prediction and EMBOSS

Laurent Falquet

10:30-13:00 Resolution of users problems Staff
13:45-18:00

Presentations of users problems (bring your sequences!!)

Discussion:
Technical aspects, questions, other...

Termination of exercises and users problems

End of the course. Farewell.

Laurent Falquet

Vassilios Ioannidis

Staff