3rd Course on Introduction to Sequence Analysis
The CNIO Bioinformatics Unit is organising a 3rd Course on Introduction to Sequence Analysis, to be held on Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, at the CNIO Seminars Room, 3rd floor.
) in advance if you wish to attend the course.
Over the last ten years the amount of biological sequence data available to researchers has increased by several orders of magnitude, and complete genome sequences (nearly nonexistent ten years ago) have become commonplace. Some techniques involved in analyzing nucleotide and amino acid sequences (e.g. BLAST) have become so commonly used in molecular biology that their names have become verbs. This introductory course is aimed at biologists with little or no previous experience, but also at those users who wish to know more about the methods underlying computational sequence analysis tools.
- Osvaldo Graña & Daniel Rico, Bioinformatics Unit (CNIO)
- 9:00 Introduction
- 9:15 Checking for vector contamination
- 9:45 Searching for similarity: DNA
- 10:30 Coffee break
- 10:45 Translating DNA/RNA into protein
- 11:15 Searching for protein similarity
- 11:45 Pairwise alignment methods
- 12:30 Multiple sequence alignments
- 13:00 Lunch
- 14:30 Protein families databases
- 15:15 Transcription factor binding sites
- 15:45 Coffee break
- 16:00 Promoter sequence alignment
- 17:00 Finish
[Nucleotide sequence analysis
] [Protein sequence analysis
] [Transcription Factor binding site analysis
] [Promoter sequence alignment