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Python for Biologists workshops in Edinburgh (August 2015)

Edinburgh Genomics offers two 5-day workshops on Python for Biologists, one at introductory and the other at advanced level. Both courses to be held in August in Edinburgh (King's Buildings) on a first come first served basis. Please note the registration deadlines and read carefully the information on the links provided below.
For further information, please contact Bert Overduin.
 
5-day Introduction to Python for Biologists
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SysMIC module 1 (2015): Places available

Places are still available for SysMIC, an online course in systems biology.

The course provides introductory and advanced training in maths and computing, based around biological examples. Participants will gain an understanding of programming MATLAB to model and simulate biological systems and the R package to run statistical analysis of results.

Every topic includes code examples, exercises and quizzes, with hands-on support provided by online tutors.

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PIPS Q&A event 2015

The EASTBIO PIPS Q&A event was held at the University of Dundee on 20 February 2015. The day featured talks by PIPS administrator, Dr Caroline Pope and representatives from the University of Dundee Careers Office, Lynsay Pickering and Ben Carter, followed by a discussion with EASTBIO students and Dundee-based academics.

Click on the images below for the PIPS session slides:

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Two events on biotechnology

The events below are of potential interest to our students within the Bioenergy and Industrial Biotechnology priority area:

A. Innovation Forum together with Excellence with Impact organised an event on Leadership and Entrepreneurship in the Biotech Industry. The event is open to all postgraduates in the School of Biological Sciences and Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh.

Date: Monday 16 February 2015, 2pm.
Location: Waddington Building, King’s Buildings, Seminar room 1.08

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